Monday 20 November 2017

The man that was the boy leads Ireland by example

Johnny Sexton celebrates at the final whistle. He didn’t take a backwards step, he’s been that way since he was a small boy
Johnny Sexton celebrates at the final whistle. He didn’t take a backwards step, he’s been that way since he was a small boy
Billy Keane

Billy Keane

So he's just one of us togged out in his street clothes. Modest, easily pleased, honest, very much the family man, funny, shy even. He wears a cap over his face and sometimes he sneaks in a bag of chips. A good lad with a great brain in him, but when he puts on that jersey, Jonathan Sexton is driven by a different set of neurons.

The farming man took a good look at the confirmation of Mathieu Bastareaud. "Did you see the neck on him? He's bigger than a good few of the bulls standing over in Castle Island."

For those of you are not in the know, Castle Island is home to the stud bulls used for harvesting the necessaries to impregnate heifers.

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