Despite a head shock, Sexton declared that he is fit to face All Blacks

Despite a head shock, Sexton declared that he is fit to face All Blacks

The Irish staff have confirmed that the XV of Clover captain, despite being knocked out of the ring during the first test, has successfully passed the tests and will start work on Saturday for the second test against New Zealand.

Another effect on the head. Last Saturday, during the first Test of the summer tour between New Zealand and Ireland, Johnny Sexton was again forced to leave his teammates due to concussion protocol, he appeared after half an hour of play on a charge from New Zealand third streak Sam Kanye. .

And while the captain’s withdrawal seemed inevitable, coach Andy Farrell announced the next day that he hoped to set him up for revenge next Saturday. His 36-year-old master had yet to fail the assessment for a return to the field.

But he met, after the match, the second control (HIA test, French head injury assessment, editor’s note). “Johnny is fine. He is in a good mood. He has passed HIA 2. He is in good shape. I hope HIA 3 succeeds in the middle of the week. If so, the concussion will not be confirmedThe Irish coach confirmed.

“Johnny is fine, he passed all the tests he had to pass. From our point of view, he can play”

Ireland assistant coach Mike Cat

Sexton had passed that third test according to Ireland’s assistant coach, Mike Catt. “Johnny is fine, he passed all the tests he had to pass. From our point of view, Johnny can playThe English technician said on Tuesday. So Ireland should build on their strategy on Saturday in Dunedin to try and raise their heads after a heavy initial defeat (42-19).


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