Ireland outhalf Johnny Sexton: “If they’re talking about my game or criticising me, I don’t get involved. But it’s different when people  say that at the World Cup I was hiding concussion.” Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

On an almost daily basis, it seems, you can’t open a paper, turn on the television, listen to the radio or go online without somebody having an opinio(...)

Leinster’s Johnny Sexton gets treatment before leaving the the Ricoh Arena. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

The IRFU will issue a statement today with an update on Johnny Sexton’s well-being after his latest bout of concussion forced him out of Leinster’s re(...)

Leinster outhalf Johnny Sexton gets treatment before leaving the field injured in the Champions Cup game against Wasps at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Wasps 51 Leinster 10 Twelve months since Johnny Sexton was stood down for 12 weeks by neurologist Dr Jean-François Cherman, concussion has revisited (...)

Ireland Rugby Captain’s Run at the Aviva Stadium yesterday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The prime time weekend slot, and 6,000 French fans amongst a capacity crowd with Ireland seeking a ninth win in a row and seventh at the Aviva Stadium(...)

 Jonathan Sexton training ahead of the Six Nations meeting with France at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.  PHotograph: Dan Sheridan / Inpho

Johnny Sexton will take France’s pledge to exploit any lingering weakness from his 12-week concussion lay-off fully in his stride in Dublin on Saturda(...)

Jonathan Sexton: was advised not to play for 12 weeks by Paris-based  neurologist Dr Jean-François Cherman. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Jonathan Sexton remains on course to be available for Ireland’s second game of the Six Nations at home to France on February 14th. Sources in Racing M(...)

Johnny Sexton receives attention against Australia at the Aviva Stadium in November. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Ireland and Racing Metro 92 outhalf Jonathan Sexton is still struggling with the effects of a concussion sustained almost a month ago while playing f(...)

Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton:  resigned to being out of action until at least February 14th, the day Ireland play France at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland will have to begin the defence of their Six Nations crown against Italy without Johnny Sexton, who is resigned to being out of action until F(...)