Squad Update | Munster Prepare For Ulster In Belfast
6th November 2023 By The Editor
The Munster squad are preparing at the HPC ahead of Friday’s Interpro derby away to Ulster in Belfast (7.35pm, live on RTÉ).
Munster’s next home game is against the Stormers at Thomond Park on Saturday, November 18, at 5.15pm. Buy tickets here.
In player news, returning Ireland internationals Craig Casey and Jack Crowley featured for Munster for the first time this season on Saturday night after returning to training last week.
Tadhg Beirne, Dave Kilcoyne, Jeremy Loughman, Conor Murray and Peter O’Mahony have also rejoined their Munster team-mates at the HPC following their World Cup involvement with Ireland.
On the injury front, Calvin Nash was withdrawn with a knee injury on Saturday night and will be assessed by the medical team. His availability for Friday will be determined as the week progresses.
RG Snyman suffered a chest/shoulder injury during the World Cup final and will undergo surgery in South Africa this week.
Simon Zebo (foot) and Josh Wycherley (neck) both return to full training this week and are available for selection.
Continuing to rehab: Patrick Campbell (ankle), Roman Salanoa (knee), Mike Haley (hip), Cian Hurley (ankle/achilles), Niall Scannell (groin), Andrew Conway (knee).
There were seven Munster players in AIL action for their clubs at the weekend.
In Division 1A, Keynan Knox featured for Young Munster as they were beaten 44-39 by Clontarf.
Daniel Okeke lined out for Shannon in their 31-5 defeat to Ballynahinch.
In Division 1B, Neil Cronin, Jack Daly, Jack Oliver and George Hadden helped Garryowen to an 18-12 victory over Old Wesley with Oliver kicking a penalty
Jack O’Sullivan made his return from injury for UCC as they beat Highfield 23-19.