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Squad Update | Munster Prepare For Northampton In Champions Cup

2nd April 2024 By The Editor

Calvin Nash will be monitored this week.

Calvin Nash will be monitored this week. Inpho

The Munster squad have started preparations at the HPC ahead of Sunday’s Champions Cup Round of 16 clash against Northampton Saints at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens (12.30pm, live on TNT Sports & ITV).

On the injury front, Calvin Nash (leg) and RG Snyman (illness) are being monitored and a decision on their availability will be made later this week.

Jack O’Donoghue missed the Cardiff game due to a minor knock and has returned to training.

Academy back-row forward Brian Gleeson underwent ankle surgery last month and is continuing to rehab.

In player news, it was confirmed on Friday that hooker Chris Moore has made the move to Ospreys on a short-term loan.

Continuing to rehab: Oli Jager (knee), Fineen Wycherley (knee), Dave Kilcoyne (shoulder), Diarmuid Barron (foot), Roman Salanoa (knee), Jean Kleyn (knee/eye), Paddy Patterson (knee), Liam Coombes (shoulder), Patrick Campbell (shoulder).

On the AIL front, there were 14 Munster players in action at the weekend.

In Division 1A, Mark Donnelly helped Cork Constitution beat Ballynahinch.

There were six players in Munster derby action as Shannon defeated Young Munster. Daniel Okeke was among the tries for Shannon with Kieran Ryan and Darragh McSweeney also lining out for the hosts.

Tony Butler kicked two conversions and a penalty for Young Munster as Fionn Gibbons and Shay McCarthy also started for the Cookies.

In Division 1B, four players featured for Garryowen in their victory over Old Belvedere. Jack Oliver scored a try in the win with Cian Hurley, Colm Hogan and George Hadden also featuring.

Jack O’Sullivan scored two tries for UCC in their big win over Buccaneers with Ben O’Connor and Andrew O’Mahony playing their part.

In Division 2A, Evan O’Connell was in action for UL Bohemian as they lost away to Banbridge.

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Women’s 6 Nations Round 3: Saturday, April 13

Ireland v Wales, Virgin Media Park, 4.45pm; Buy tickets here

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Munster v Connacht, Thomond Park, 5.15pm; Buy tickets here

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