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Jonathan Sexton Cops Flak From South African Fans As Leinster Ease Past Sharks

BY Philip Bendon  ·  Saturday Oct 8, 2022

Leinster and Ireland captain Jonathan Sexton was once again in impervious form as he led his side to a 54 -34 over the Cell C Sharks.

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Both sides were full ambition and played out an all-time classic at the RDS.

 

 

Despite both sides missing enough international talent to win a World Cup, the game was played a very high standard throughout.

Equal for much of the contest, Leinster would go on to flex their muscles pulling away to a solid lead.

As Leinster pulled away the Sharks frustrations grew with a number of late, high and dangerous shots coming in.

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In this instance Sexton made sure to let referee Craig Evans know his feelings, Evans for his part kept his cool and managed the game well all thinks considered.

At 37-years-old Sexton has defied age and appears to playing the best rugby of career, although his complaining to the referees has caught the ire of many fans.

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