Top players so far at the Rugby World Cup

2019-10-08 06:58

As the Rugby World Cup pool stages head into the final round, here is a look at some of the stand-out players so far.

Sexton supremacy under threat from Russell?

2019-02-08 06:54

Jonathan Sexton will have to contend with an in-form Finn Russell as Ireland and their off-colour flyhalf seek to recover from an opening defeat against Scotland at Murrayfield.

Sexton's masterclass for Ireland highlights French deficiencies

2018-02-04 16:42

Johnny Sexton's last gasp winning drop goal in the Six Nations in Paris highlighted the glaring gap in France's faltering team.

Sexton in Ireland squad for Six Nations openers

2017-01-23 14:55

Star flyhalf Jonathan Sexton has been included in the Ireland squad for the first two rounds of the Six Nations.

O'Connell's RWC could be over

2015-10-11 21:41

An injured hamstring might mean that Ireland captain Paul O'Connell takes no further part in this year's tournament.

Ireland need incredible effort to beat France

2015-10-05 16:38

Ireland need their best performance since Joe Schmidt took over if they are to beat France says flyhalf Johnny Sexton.

England extra dangerous: Sexton

2015-02-16 13:53

England have not accrued the silverware they should have over the past few years and that makes them extra dangerous.

Ireland defends Sexton choice

2015-02-13 17:43

Jonathan Sexton has not been rushed back into the line-up for Six Nations champions Ireland's game against France, says coach Greg Feek.

Sexton in line for return

2015-02-06 21:21

Irish flyhalf Jonathan Sexton could be fit enough to face France in the Six Nations after being sidelined since November.

Goosen v Carter for No 10 spot?

2014-12-18 09:02

Johan Goosen is likely to duel with All Black legend Dan Carter for a spot in Racing Metro's starting line-up after the World Cup.


Sexton guides Leinster into Champions Cup final

2019-04-21 20:44

Title-holders Leinster beat Toulouse in the European Champions Cup semi-final in Dublin, setting up a final against Saracens in the process.

Sexton, Farrell have key roles as Ireland eye Slam

2018-03-14 11:30

Ireland have long looked to Jonathan Sexton and England to Owen Farrell, and the pair will be central figures again when the Irish bid for a Grand Slam at Twickenham .

Gatland has 'gone for broke' in selection - media

2017-06-29 12:41

Lions coach Warren Gatland has gambled everything in his selection of Owen Farrell at inside centre and Jonathan Sexton at flyhalf, according to the British media.

Sexton given all-clear for Six Nations

2016-01-27 16:37

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt insisted that Jonathan Sexton would be fit for the start of the Six Nations.

French to hunt Sexton

2015-10-07 20:42

France will hunt down Jonathan Sexton to stop Ireland in their World Cup group decider on Sunday.

Ireland subdue England

2015-03-01 18:57

Ireland took a major step towards retaining their Six Nations title with a pulsating victory over England to remain unbeaten.

Ireland down France

2015-02-14 21:26

Flyhalf Jonathan Sexton produced a man-of-the-match performance to inspire Six Nations champions Ireland to victory over France.

Schmidt gambles on Sexton

2015-02-12 16:28

Ireland flyhalf Jonathan Sexton will play his first game in 12 weeks after national coach Joe Schmidt took a gamble to start him.

Sexton not ready to return

2014-12-18 18:45

Ireland flyhalf Jonathan Sexton will not resume playing until he is fully fit following a blow to the head last month.

Sexton expecting to be target

2014-11-21 09:07

Irish flyhalf Jonathan Sexton expects his former Leinster coach Michael Cheika to instruct the Australia players to target him.

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