Tag Archives: Jonny Sexton

Down the Blind Side, episode 14


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Lions to kick off in Ireland

  Punters in Ireland will be able to get a close-up look at the Lions before they head Down Under thanks to Carton House being chosen for the pre-tour camp.   The tourists will begin arriving in Kildare on 19 … Continue reading

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Sexton saga takes another twist

It’ll be interesting to see what the IRFU make of the comments last night of Racing boss Jacky Lorenzetti on the prospect of Jonny Sexton coming to Paris next season. Lorenzetti is quoted on Rugby 365 (http://bit.ly/WeQ69R) to the effect … Continue reading

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Four things Ireland need to pack for Paris

 After all the talk about defence this week the extraordinary policy of ceding ground to Wales last Sunday will surely be revised against France. Here are four other things that need to change along with it.  1: Box Clever France … Continue reading

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IRFU going wrong way about growing their own

It’s not just turkeys who get bad news in Christmas Week. If you are running professional rugby in any of Leinster, Ulster or Munster then, like the birds who live in big barns with the light on all the time, … Continue reading

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O’Gara in the zone, but he wants the pitch

Right on cue Ronan O’Gara gets the man of the match award against Russia as his tussle with Jonny Sexton takes on soap opera status. As his name was read over the PA near the end of tonight’s game the … Continue reading

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O’Gara sent out to take one for the team

GUBU would be an inaccurate description, for it was neither Grotesque nor Unbelievable, but certainly it was Bizarre and Unprecedented. We’re talking about the press conference earlier today NZ time when Ronan O’Gara was rolled out to face the media. … Continue reading

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