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Squad Update | Munster Prepare For Sharks At Thomond

16th October 2023 By The Editor

Andrew Conway has returned to full training.

Andrew Conway has returned to full training. Inpho

The Munster squad are preparing at the HPC ahead of our URC opener against the Sharks at Thomond Park on Saturday at 5.15pm.

Match tickets are available here.

In player news, new signing Alex Nankivell arrived in Munster over the weekend after the Tasman Mako completed their NPC campaign earlier this month.

The centre has joined the squad and will take part in limited training today.

On the injury front, Andrew Conway (hand) has returned to full training.

Simon Zebo is unavailable this weekend due to a foot injury.

Academy prop Mark Donnelly is rehabilitating a low-grade knee injury sustained against the Barbarians and will be unavailable for the coming weeks.

There were five Munster Rugby Academy players in AIL action for their clubs over the weekend.

In Division 1A, Academy back-row forward Daniel Okeke helped Shannon to a 35-7 victory over Young Munster.

In Division 1B, Academy man Ben O’Connor started on the wing for UCC as they won 36-20 away to Buccaneers.

Academy scrum-half Jack Oliver kicked two penalties and two conversions for Garryowen as they beat Old Belvedere 20-12 with Academy prop George Hadden also starting at Dooradoyle.

In Division 2A, Evan O’Connell helped UL Bohemian to a 27-10 victory over Banbridge.

Continuing to rehab: Seán O’Brien (thigh), Jack O’Sullivan (knee), Liam Coombes (thigh), Patrick Campbell (ankle), Roman Salanoa (knee), Mike Haley (hip), Cian Hurley (ankle/achilles), Paddy Patterson (knee).

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