24 May, 14:58
With the latest signings announced earlier today Academy Manager Peter Malone gives his thoughts on the newest members to join the Munster Rugby Academy.
Jones returned to action for Shannon last weekend after almost seven months sidelined with foot ligament damage while O'Donnell limped out of the December league game against Ulster in Ravenhill with a knee injury. Sherry, injured in a club game, has been out of the Munster squad since the game against Edinburgh in Murrayfield in October.
Eleven players are unavailable through injury while Paul O'Connell, Donncha O'Callaghan and Conor Murray, who were all due to start in the game against France are unavailable for selection.
Keith Earls had been released back to play but he'll remain in Limerick to be with his partner and newly born baby girl.
Munster Squad: Marcus Horan, Wian du Preez, Stephen Archer, John Ryan, BJ Botha, Denis Fogarty, Damien Varley, Sean Henry, Mike Sherry, Donnacha Ryan, Billy Holland, Mick O'Driscoll, Tommy O'Donnell, Dave O'Callaghan, Peter O'Mahony, James Coughlan,Paddy Butler, Duncan Williams, Tomas O'Leary, Cathal Sheridan, Ronan O'Gara, Scott Deasy, Simon Zebo, Johne Murphy, Lifeimi Mafi, Danny Barnes, Denis Hurley, Felix Jones.
Not considered because of injury: David Wallace (knee), Troy Smith (knee), Jerry Flannery (calf), Darragh Hurley (back), Tom Gleeson (shoulder), Doug Howlett (achilles), Denis Leamy (hip), Niall Ronan (knee), Dave Foley (shoulder), Ian Nagle (shoulder), Luke O'Dea (shoulder).