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Player Update

5th November 2019 By The Editor

Munster face Ulster at Thomond Park on Saturday evening.

Munster face Ulster at Thomond Park on Saturday evening. Inpho

The Munster squad are training at the HPC in Limerick ahead of Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 Interpro derby against Ulster at Thomond Park (5.15pm).

The Munster squad are training at the HPC in Limerick ahead of Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 Interpro derby against Ulster at Thomond Park (5.15pm).

The majority of the province’s international contingent are set to return for the clash, buy match tickets here.

Ahead of the game, the Munster Rugby Medical Department have provided an update on injuries within the squad.

Alex Wootton was removed for a suspected head injury in the clash against Cardiff Blues on Saturday and will follow the return to play criteria. Darren Sweetnam suffered a hamstring injury in training and will be treated by the medical department.

Rhys Marshall and Craig Casey have both picked up knocks and will not be available for selection this weekend.

Continuing to rehab: Joey Carbery (ankle), Ciaran Parker (calf).

De Allende and Snyman Coverage

In reference to reports about the province signing the World Cup-winning Springbok duo of Damian de Allende and RG Snyman, Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan said: “We are in advanced discussions with both players, but there are no contracts signed at this stage.

“We are confident there will be a commitment in the future, subject to conditions, but at this stage no contracts have been signed and we have nothing official to confirm.”

Next Game

Saturday, November 9

Guinness PRO14: Munster v Ulster, Thomond Park, 5.15pm; Buy tickets here

Champions Cup Tickets

Saturday, November 23

Munster v Racing 92, Thomond Park, 5.30pm; Buy tickets here

Saturday, December 7

Munster v Saracens, Thomond Park, 5.30pm; Buy tickets here

Sunday, January 19

Munster v Ospreys, Thomond Park, 1pm; Buy tickets here

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