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Ireland's Johnny Sexton retired after the team's loss against New Zealand at the Rugby World Cup in Oct. 2023.
Jan 29, 2024
Former Irish player Hugo MacNeill says it will be tough to replace Johnny Sexton
The Irish have big shoes to fill as they attempt to defend the Six Nations title.
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton leaves the pitch following his team's quarterfinal defeat to the All Blacks at the 2023 Rugby World Cup in Paris on Saturday.
Oct 15, 2023
Ireland's Johnny Sexton ends storied career with 'gutting' RWC exit
A tearful but dignified Sexton appeared at the post-match news conference after his dreams of a fairytale ending were dashed by the All Blacks
New Zealand's Ardie Savea (left) shakes hands with Ireland captain Johnny Sexton after their 2023 Rugby World Cup quarterfinal in Saint-Denis, France, on Saturday.
Oct 15, 2023
All Blacks end Johnny Sexton's career with more World Cup woe for Ireland
The defeat ended Ireland's run of 17 successive test victories and denied Andy Farrell's team the chance of a first ever semifinal.
Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton celebrates his try against Tonga during their 2023 Rugby World Cup Pool B match in Nantes, France, on Saturday.
Sep 17, 2023
Johnny Sexton breaks records as Ireland eyes Springkoks at World Cup
The 38-year-old became his country's all-time top scorer in a convincing bonus-point win over Tonga.
Japan Times
Mar 19, 2023
After Grand Slam triumph, Johnny Sexton dreams of World Cup glory
Ireland have never gotten past the World Cup quarterfinals but are the world's No. 1-ranked team and among the favorites.
Japan Times
Feb 9, 2023
Ireland's Johnny Sexton ready to go for blockbuster match against France
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton said on Wednesday he will be fit for this weekend’s Six Nations match against France before joking that he hoped he had not jinxed himself.
Japan Times
Nov 2, 2022
Ireland's Johnny Sexton focused on Rugby World Cup win, not rankings
The 37-year-old captain is focused on success in France next year, even if opponents might try and talk up his team's presence at the top of the table.
Japan Times
Sep 25, 2019
Japan exploring all options ahead of match against Ireland
Japan coach Jamie Joseph has spent the week trying to work out how to get four into three in the back row as he finalizes his lineup for Saturday's Rugby World Cup clash with Ireland, and it seems Michael Leitch could be the one to lose out.


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