The Left Wing: Johnny Sexton's injury, Ross Byrne's opportunity and Munster's daunting schedule

Sexton is set to miss the rest of the season

Ross Byrne (left) is set to be Leinster's starting out-half after an injury to Johnny Sexton. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

On the latest episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Cian Tracey to look ahead to the Champions Cup last 16.

They kick things off by discussing the injury to Johnny Sexton and whether Leinster can still win the Champions Cup without the star out-half.

Talk then turns towards this weekend, with Leinster taking on Ulster at the Aviva Stadium and Munster making a daunting trip to Durban to face the Sharks in South Africa.

Finally, Cian and Luke give their views on the state of the Ireland women's team after their heavy defeat to Wales in the Six Nations.

If you want to get in touch with the show, email your questions and comments to, or contact the team on Twitter @SlatteryWill @lukefitz11 @CianTracey1 @SinéadKissane and @RuaidhriOC.

The Left Wing will be back at the end of the week with the team news ahead of the Champions Cup weekend, while Sinéad Kissane, Anna Caplice and Ali Donnelly will have another episode on Monday looking back on the Ireland Women’s Six Nations game against France.

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