The Ireland rugby squad report no injury concerns for the players who featured for their provinces in the Pro14 ahead of next Saturday's Guinness Six Nations clash away to Italy.

Johnny Sexton, James Ryan and Conor Murray will all be in the travelling party after missing the defeat to France through injury.

Bundee Aki, Ultan Dillane, Dave Heffernan (Connacht), Ryan Baird, Ross Byrne, Jack Conan (Leinster), Craig Casey, Andrew Conway, Shane Daly, Chris Farrell (Munster) and Stuart McCloskey, Tom O'Toole (Ulster) were the dozen who featured over the weekend.

Andy Farrell's squad of 36 players will meet up at the IRFU High Performance Centre at the Sport Ireland on Monday morning to begin preparations for the game in Rome.

Ireland squad

Backs: Bundee Aki, Billy Burns, Ross Byrne, Craig Casey, Andrew Conway, 
Shane Daly, Keith Earls, Chris Farrell, Jamison Gibson Park, Robbie Henshaw, Hugo Keenan, Jordan Larmour, James Lowe, Stuart McCloskey, Conor Murray, Garry Ringrose, Jonathan Sexton

Forwards: Ryan Baird, Tadhg Beirne, Ed Byrne, Jack Conan, Will Connors, Ultan Dillane, 
Tadhg Furlong, Cian Healy, Dave Heffernan, Iain Henderson, Rob Herring, 
Ronan Kelleher, Dave Kilcoyne, Tom O'Toole, Andrew Porter, Rhys Ruddock, 
James Ryan, CJ Stander, Josh van der Flier.

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