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Jonny Sexton

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# jonny-sexton - Monday 7 July, 2014

Sexton’s Racing Métro handed demanding start to Top 14 season

Meanwhile, Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble have two tough away games on the opening weekends.

# jonny-sexton - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Niall Horan has been in Paris practicing his kicking with ROG and Jonny

The One Direction star was in the French capital as part of his group’s current tour.

# jonny-sexton - Monday 9 June, 2014

Analysis: Ireland’s new-look midfield shows promise in Argentina

The trio of Jonny Sexton, Luke Marshall and Darren Cave provided a strong attacking performance.

# jonny-sexton - Sunday 8 June, 2014

They already have a trophy but Paul O’Connell eager to wrap up Argentinean series win

The Ireland captain was happy with his team’s victory at Estadio Centenario but admitted his team’s performance was lacking.

# jonny-sexton - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Cave and Sexton star as Ireland survive early scare in Argentina

Joe Schmidt’s men looked in trouble after Manuel Montero’s first-half try but they battled back with fine tries before and after the break.

# jonny-sexton - Friday 6 June, 2014

Laulala joins Jonny Sexton in Paris as Racing Métro confirm star signings

France internationals Brice Dulin and Antonie Claassen have also been added to the Parisian club’s squad.

# jonny-sexton - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Ian ‘Giteau’ Madigan’s future may lie in Leinster and Irish midfield

The versatile back may benefit from a run in the 12 jersey rather than playing back-up to Jonny Sexton in Argentina.

# jonny-sexton - Monday 19 May, 2014

Sexton’s debut Top 14 season ends as Montpellier rue rule mix-up

Racing were beaten in the semi-finals, with Toulon advancing to face Castres in a repeat of last season’s final.

# jonny-sexton - Friday 16 May, 2014

The might of Toulon stands in the way of Sexton’s shot at a Top 14 title

Racing Métro face the Heineken Cup champions in this evening’s semi-final in Lille.

# jonny-sexton - Thursday 15 May, 2014

# jonny-sexton - Monday 12 May, 2014

‘The performance of a perfectionist’ – Sexton earning praise in France

We’ve scanned the pages of L’Équipe, Midi Olympique and Rugbyrama to find out what the French are saying about Jonny.

# jonny-sexton - Friday 9 May, 2014

Jonny Sexton kicks 21 points to send Racing into Top 14 semi-finals

The Ireland out-half was faultless from the tee in a composed performance for the Parisian club.

Florian Fritz sustains big knock to the head but returns to play after stitches

The French international centre was eventually replaced permanently after a worrying incident.

Sexton primed to lead Racing’s Top 14 play-off challenge in Toulouse

The 28-year-old is in action for the Parisians in the knock-out stages of the French league this evening.

# jonny-sexton - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Sexton’s Racing secure play-off against Toulouse on thrilling day of Top 14 action

The final round of regular season fixtures saw Grenoble survive the threat of relegation at the other end.

# jonny-sexton - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

JJ Hanrahan, Rob Kearney and Jonny Sexton up for 2014 Try of the Year Best Tries This post contains a poll This post contains videos

JJ Hanrahan, Rob Kearney and Jonny Sexton up for 2014 Try of the Year

We have video clips of the three scores and want to know which one you think is best.

# jonny-sexton - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Sexton and Racing Métro secure European Cup rugby as Toulon hit Perpignan for 46 Top 14 This post contains videos

Sexton and Racing Métro secure European Cup rugby as Toulon hit Perpignan for 46

James Hart kicked 11 points for Grenoble but they Bayonne back into a game they really should have won.

# jonny-sexton - Friday 18 April, 2014

Sky Sports land five-year deal to show Top 14 rugby from next season

The British broadcaster previously tied up a deal to show the Pro12 from September onwards.

# jonny-sexton - Monday 14 April, 2014

Round up: Irish players in France

Seven Irishmen were involved in the Top 14 and Pro D2 over the weekend, while the Espoirs ready themselves for the play-offs.

# jonny-sexton - Thursday 10 April, 2014

SNAPSHOT: Fan sends Brian O’Driscoll and Ireland some kicking advice

Ireland’s struggles to place-kick from the right-hand side of the pitch appear to have been solved.

# jonny-sexton - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Rugby technique: Short restarts offer rewards but involve high risks

Jonny Sexton showed the potential dangers of attempting short restarts during the recent Six Nations.

# jonny-sexton - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Jonny Sexton kicks 17 points to help Racing to vital victory in Parisian derby

The Ireland out-half played an important part in his side’s Top 14 success over Stade Français.

# jonny-sexton - Friday 28 March, 2014

Jonny Sexton set to start first Racing Métro game since concussion in Paris

The out-half missed last weeken’s win over Grenoble but is fit to start against Stade Francais.

# jonny-sexton - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Hart: ‘I never spoke with Matt O’Connor about Leinster switch when I was home’

The Grenoble scrum-half is preparing for a weekend clash with Jonny Sexton’s Racing Métro.

# jonny-sexton - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

All about Joe Schmidt’s ‘Killer drill’ and the tactics that delivered a Six Nations

Trevor Hogan, speaking on Off The Ball last night, gave an insight into a training ground technique that directly led to two Irish tries.

Racing Métro will meet Joe Schmidt in September to discuss Sexton workload

Laurent Labit says the rumours of his out-half’s return to Ireland made him laugh.

# jonny-sexton - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Hilarious video of Irish rugby fans going buck wild after Jonny Sexton try Try Time This post contains videos

Hilarious video of Irish rugby fans going buck wild after Jonny Sexton try

The lads were so ecstatic, they even lapsed into passionate slow-mo.

Joe Schmidt: ‘It would be great to have Jonny Sexton back in the country’

The Ireland coach feels an imminent return for the out-half is unlikely, however.

# jonny-sexton - Monday 17 March, 2014

Jonny Sexton dismisses reports of a summer return to Leinster

It may cost the IRFU up to €700,000 to compensate Racing Métro for the out-half’s services.

# jonny-sexton - Saturday 15 March, 2014

The Sexton and Trimble tries that have given Ireland hope in France Fighting Chance This post contains videos

The Sexton and Trimble tries that have given Ireland hope in France

The out-half put Joe Schmidt’s men on the board before the Ulster winger ghosted over by the posts.

# jonny-sexton - Monday 10 March, 2014

Sexton trusts in Schmidt’s game plan ahead of Parisian cup final

The Ireland out-half says he and his teammates will remain performance-focused despite what’s on the line.

Ireland resist the temptation to bring back Bowe for France clash

The Ulster wing will not be involved in the decisive final round fixture of the Six Nations.

# jonny-sexton - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Masterful Brian O’Driscoll pulls the strings as Ireland glide past Italy Fitting Farewell This post contains videos

Masterful Brian O’Driscoll pulls the strings as Ireland glide past Italy

The outside centre played a part in three Irish tries as Joe Schmidt’s side set up a championship decider in France.

Three Hands of BOD as O’Driscoll sets up trio of Irish tries Masterclass This post contains videos

Three Hands of BOD as O’Driscoll sets up trio of Irish tries

Ireland got off to a flying start at Lansdowne Road and never looked back.

# jonny-sexton - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Sexton comes through Ireland training unscathed but O’Mahony remains a concern

Forwards coach John Plumtree is positive over the out-half’s involvement this weekend, but O’Mahony is still a doubt.

# jonny-sexton - Monday 3 March, 2014

Getting Sexton back in Ireland would be a World Cup boost, admits O’Driscoll

‘I think everyone is in agreement that we didn’t want to see him go’.

Ireland remain optimistic that Jonny Sexton will be available for Italy

Meanwhile, there have been updates on the injury problems for Peter O’Mahony, Luke Marshall and a host of others.

# jonny-sexton - Friday 28 February, 2014

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# jonny-sexton - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Analysis: Ireland’s decision-making and execution lets them down in Twickenham

Joe Schmidt’s men identified the space in wide channels, but couldn’t convert it into gainline advances.

# jonny-sexton - Sunday 23 February, 2014

5 things we learned from Ireland’s loss to England in Twickenham

The power of the scrum, kicking failure and England’s counter-attacking surprise all feature.

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