Irish captain Johnny Sexton has confirmed that he returned to full training a week ago and is fit and ready for Ireland’s Six Nations game against Italy at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday (kick-off 3pm).
Sexton missed Ireland’s 30-24 defeat by France in Paris last Saturday week due to a hamstring injury he sustained in training three days beforehand, but looks set to lead Ireland against the Italians.
“I trained fully at the back end of last week and then did a day with the physios the day we played the under-20s, and then trained fully again today and yesterday, so good to go thankfully,” Sexton to …