Kicking and dreaming

Ireland out-half Jonathan Sexton knows you can’t take anything for granted in professional rugby, but he’s still determined to keep improving as a player

26th February, 2011
Kicking and dreaming
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The news, when it came last Wednesday, would have been a disappointment to Jonathan Sexton.

The 25-yearold out-half always knew that losing out to Ronan O’Gara for a place in the starting1 5 against Scotland in the Six Nations was a possibility.

After burgling a win against Italy In Rome and scraping a loss against France in Dublin, there were few certainties about who would be in Ireland coach Declan Kidney’s line-up at Murrayfield...

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