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Squad Update Ahead Of Ulster

31st December 2019 By The Editor

Squad Update Ahead Of Ulster

JJ Hanrahan kicks a penalty against Leinster. Inpho

Preparations have commenced for the final Interprovinicial game of the festive season with Munster’s first action of 2020 taking place at the Kingspan on Friday against Ulster (7.35pm).

With a number of knocks picked up in Saturday’s game against Leinster there was mixed news on the update front.

Dave Kilcoyne (quad contusion) and Chris Cloete (forearm contusion) are available for training this week.

JJ Hanrahan and Tommy O’Donnell require scans for respective hamstring injuries.

Hooker Kevin O’Byrne required a scan for an ankle injury, and will commence his rehabilitation with the medical team.

Gavin Coombes has completed his return to play protocols following the Connacht game and has resumed training.

Tadhg Beirne, who sustained an ankle injury against Saracens, will undergo surgery later this week.

John Ryan who picked up a calf injury in the same encounter, will be introduced to training this week.

Continuing to rehab: Rhys Marshall (knee), Tyler Bleyendaal (neck), Ciaran Parker (calf), Darren Sweetnam (hamstring).


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