Racing Metro Confirm Sexton Will Miss Six Nations Start

Sexton 2Racing Metro have confirmed that Jonathan Sexton is out of action until mid-February, thus missing the start of the 6 Nations. The out-half suffered a concussion following a clash of heads with Rob Kearney during Ireland’s victory over Australia, and has not played since. A statement on Racing’s site says the concussion is Sexton’s fourth in 12 months, the club must follow World Rugby and French league protocol in keeping Sexton on the sidelines for 12 weeks. Sexton faces a consultation on his condition on February 7th, which puts him out of Ireland’s opening 6 Nations game with Italy.