sport news Maro Itoje given green light to return for England against

Maro Itoje given green light to return for England against in Six Nations England set to be boosted by return of Maro Itoje for Six Nations clash with   The lock missed two matches with knee injury sustained against Ireland  He will likely replace injured Courtney Lawes in the second row at Twickenham 

By Chris Foy for the Daily Mail

Published: 22:36 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 22:36 GMT, 1 March 2019


Maro Itoje has been cleared for a swift return to England's starting XV against at Twickenham next Saturday, after coming through intensive training in Oxford last week.

The 24-year-old Saracens lock is destined to replace Courtney Lawes for the next round of the Six Nations, having recovered quickly from a knee injury sustained in the opening victory over Ireland in Dublin on February 2.

Lawes filled the second-row void in Itoje's absence but damaged a calf in the defeat by Wales

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