27th September 2016 By Munster Rugby
The latest injury news as Munster prepare to face Zebre at Thomond Park this coming Saturday at 5pm.
Following the win over Edinburgh, Jack O’Donoghue (neck) continues to be monitored by the medical staff and is not expected to be available this week.
Jean Kleyn (ankle) underwent a scan and will meet a specialist for further consultation as will Dave O’Callaghan after receiving a bang to the shoulder in the 28-14 win at Thomond Park.
There was better news for Conor Oliver who is now back in training after an ankle stinger while Stephen Archer and Keith Earls showed no ill effects from their return to action at the weekend.
Donnacha Ryan was a late withdrawal from Saturday’s game due to illness but is expected to train this week.
Simon Zebo (ribs) will take part in full training and should be available for selection this weekend with Peter O’Mahony (knee) stepping up his rehabilitation by returning to full training.
Colm O’Shea and Andrew Conway (both concussion) continue to follow their return to play protocols with Tommy O’Donnell (also concussion) now completing the final stages of his return to play.
Rory Scannell (neck) is progressing positively and continues to take part in modified training while Dave Foley (elbow) has been ruled out for approximately 4 to 5 weeks.
Continuing to rehab – Kevin O'Byrne (elbow), Sammy Arnold (knee), Mark Chisholm (concussion), Sean McCarthy (knee), Francis Saili (shoulder) and Mike Sherry (back).
Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus will name his matchday 23 to face Zebre at midday on Friday.
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