Sexton Will Be Back For Six Nations Opener

Knee injury has cleared up

Johnny Sexton says his recovery is ahead of schedule and he's confident of being fit for Ireland's Six Nations opener with Scotland. 

The Leinster and Ireland captain suffered a knee injury in December and recently returned to training with his province but wasn't risked in the last two Heineken Champions Cup pool games. 

Sexton says he's very much on track to be ready to face the Scots in 10 days time:

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