Munster Rugby issue squad update ahead of Connacht clash

Munster Rugby issue squad update ahead of Connacht clash

Munster's Dan Goggin and Tom Daly, of Connacht, after the Rainbow Cup game at Thomond Park in May

The Munster squad returned to training on Tuesday ahead of this Saturday’s United Rugby Championship interprovincial clash against Connacht at Thomond Park, 7.35pm.

On the injury front, new signing Jason Jenkins sustained a thigh injury in training last week and is undergoing rehab with the medical department.

Prop Keynan Knox presented with a low-grade hip injury following the recent win over DHL Stormers which will be managed with the medical department.

James French suffered a rib injury in training and is under the care of the medical team for rehab.

Rowan Osborne is currently following the graduated return to play protocols under the supervision of the medical department following a concussion.

There is good news for prop Liam O’Connor (neck) as he has returned to full team training and is available for selection.

Continuing to rehab: Roman Salanoa (knee), Chris Farrell (abdomen).

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