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Squad Update | Pre Southern Kings

11th February 2019 By The Editor

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Jack O'Donoghue training with the Munster squad today.

The Munster Rugby squad trained at the High Performance Centre in Limerick today ahead of Friday night’s Guinness PRO14 clash against Southern Kings at Irish Independent Park (7.35pm).

Tickets are available to buy online here with Family Tickets available from €40 for two Adults and two Children.

With a break in 6 Nations action this weekend, a number of Munster’s international contingent are training with the province this week and could see game-time at Irish Independent Park on Friday night.

The Munster Rugby Medical Department have released the following injury update ahead of Friday night’s game.

Jack O’Donoghue (knee) has returned to squad training and will look to return to play over the coming weeks.

JJ Hanrahan (hip) returned to squad training last week.

Andrew Conway has returned to full training with the province after presenting with some calf tightness on international duty.

CJ Stander is rehabbing a facial injury at the province.

Sammy Arnold will be unavailable for selection over the next few weeks due to a hairline fracture of his fibula.

Tommy O’Donnell (AC Joint) underwent surgery last week and has commenced his rehabilitation programme with the medical department.

The following are progressing with rehabilitation: Brian Scott (foot), James Cronin (leg), Tadhg Beirne (knee), Dave O’Callaghan (foot), Tommy O’Donnell (shoulder), CJ Stander (face), Sammy Arnold (leg).

International Action

Six Munster players helped Ireland to their 22-13 win over Scotland at Murrayfield in the 6 Nations on Saturday afternoon.

Conor Murray and Keith Earls touched down in the victory with Peter O’Mahony awarded Man of the Match. Chris Farrell also started the clash with Joey Carbery and Dave Kilcoyne featuring off the bench.

Seven Munster players helped the Ireland U20s to their 24-5 win over Scotland at Netherdale on Friday night.

Munster Academy players John Hodnett (UCC) and Jonathan Wren (Cork Constitution) both scored tries in the win with fellow Academy player Josh Wycherley (Young Munster) also starting along with Shannon’s Jake Flannery and Young Munster’s Conor Phillips.

Munster Academy player Seán French (Cork Constitution) and Luke Masters (Shannon) were among the replacements.

Next home game

Friday, February 15

Guinness PRO14: Munster v Southern Kings, Irish Independent Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here

6 Nations Rugby In Cork

Friday, March 8

Ireland U20s v France U20s, Irish Independent Park, 7.15pm; Buy tickets here


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