Leinster will fight hard to send Johnny Sexton off in style but missing out will hurt him

Missing the end of Leinster's season will be painful for Johnny Sexton. Photo: Sportsfile

Rúaidhrí O'Connor

Given how much is coming down the road in 2023, there was something uncomfortable about the framing of Ireland’s Grand Slam game as Johnny Sexton’s farewell. In the end, it almost fulfilled its own prophecy.