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Madigan can't wait for Sexton's Leinster return
22 May 2015 15:51pm
Sexton played in all three Lions Tests in 2013
British & Irish Lions fly-half Jonathan Sexton is returning to Leinster next season - and fellow No.10 Ian Madigan insists he'll be rolling out the red carpet for his arrival.
But he is set for a hero's homecoming next season after deciding to leave France and rejoin his boyhood club.
Madigan has mixed time between fly-half and the centres during his two-year exile but he views Sexton as someone to learn from, rather than a threat to his jersey.
"It's great to have Jonny back," said Madigan. "He is a home-grown player, he is probably the best out-half in Europe at the moment - up there with the likes of Dan Biggar and George Ford.
"For a club like Leinster to get someone like him back is brilliant and for me it's just about fitting in the side, really.
"Hopefully I'll find a spot in the centre and be lucky enough to play alongside him in the big games."
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