Mike Sherry added to Munster squad for Castres Champions Cup tie

Mike Sherry added to Munster squad for Castres Champions Cup tie

Mike Sherry returning to European plans after a long lay-off

MUNSTER rugby have confirmed that Mike Sherry and Conor Oliver have both been added to their Champions Cup squad for Sunday’s clash against Castres.

The duo replace Liam O’Connor and Mark Flanagan.

The Munster squad returned to the High Performance Centre in Limerick this Tuesday with preparations commencing for Sunday’s crucial Champions Cup clash against Castres Olympique at Thomond Park (1pm).

Munster A will also be in action this weekend as they host Ospreys Premiership Select at Irish Independent Park on Friday night with tickets available at the gate (7.45pm).

Elsewhere in squad news, Peter O’Mahony, who departed 55 minutes into the clash against Racing 92 with an ankle knock, continues to be treated by the medical team.

Ronan O’Mahony suffered no ill effects on his return from long-term injury for Munster A in Friday night’s impressive win away to Nottingham in the British and Irish Cup.

Gerbrandt Grobler, who was injured in the pre-season game against Worcester Warriors back in August, also made a successful return for Munster A.

Calvin Nash is also back to full fitness after starting for Munster A on Friday night.

Dave O’Callaghan and Dan Goggin are back in full training following their long-term injuries.

Niall Scannell (ribs) continues to be treated by the medical team and Tommy O’Donnell is still undergoing rehab for an AC joint injury while also continuing to rehab are Tyler Bleyendaal (neck) and Jaco Taute (knee).