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The Tom Sexton interview - Part 2: The Australian mission, proving Leinster wrong, and the fear of failure that drove him on

In part two of three articles, Tom Sexton speaks about what went wrong in his spell down under

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Tom Sexton after a Super Rugby game against the Brumbies in Canberra in April 2015

Tom Sexton after a Super Rugby game against the Brumbies in Canberra in April 2015

Tom Sexton after a Super Rugby game against the Brumbies in Canberra in April 2015

In 2013, Tom Sexton left Ireland with everything to prove to his new employers the Melbourne Rebels, to his old employers Leinster and to the man in the mirror.  

"What I walked into was not what I was expecting," he said.

"You are at Leinster, you know, world-class facilities. Australia had won the World Cup twice. The Rebels is a Super Rugby team. You are expecting a similar standard.