Posts Tagged ‘Jonathan Sexton’
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Having not played a match for three weeks, Ireland looked nervous as they came out of the Aviva Stadium blocks, but they exerted consistent pressure on their opponents and were rewarded with five tries. The hosts were penalised within kicking distance a number of times, but luckily for them it was not Italian fly-half Tobias Botes’s day with the boot. Man of the Match Jonathan Sexton, on the other hand, was successful with seven out of eight kicks at goal, notching up a total of 18 points.
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Jonathan Sexton has been recalled to Ireland’s starting line-up to take on England in the Grand Slam decider in Dublin on Saturday. He swaps places Ronan O’Gara, who returns to the bench having kicked off against Scotland and Wales.
Sexton is one of two changes in the backline’s personnel, while Declan Kidney has also made a positional change. Keith Earls moves…
Posted 1271 days ago
The Ice Man Cometh….
If Ronan O‘Gara was having sleepless nights after his lions tour this summer then Jonathan Sextons outstanding international debut will have done nothing to cure the Cork mans insomnia. The Dubliner kicked seven from seven and ran his back line with the confidence of a seasoned out half. This was admittedly a lack luster performance from a…