Johnny Sexton

TWICKENHAM, LONDON, 27/02/2010. Jonathan Sexton passes the ball to Ireland player Gordon D’Arcy during the RBS 6 Nations rugby union match between England and Ireland at the Twickenham Stadium., photo by

Birth Name: Jonathan Jeremiah Sexton

Place of Birth: Rathgar, Dublin, Ireland

Date of Birth: 11 July, 1985

Ethnicity: Irish

Johnny Sexton is an Irish rugby union player. He plays for Ireland, of whose team he is the captain, and for the British and Irish Lions.

Johnny is the son of Clare and Jerry Sexton. His brother is rugby player Jerry Sexton. His uncle is rugby player William Sexton. He is married to Laura Priestley, with whom he has three children.

Johnny’s paternal grandfather was named John Sexton. John was from Listowel, County Kerry.

Johnny’s paternal grandmother is named Brenda Keane. Brenda is from Ballylongford, County Kerry.

Johnny’s maternal grandfather was named John. John was from West Clare.


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