Munster release squad update ahead of Connacht meeting

Liam Coombes returns to training following a shoulder injury, as does Brian Gleeson, who was dealing with an ankle injury.

The Munster squad have started preparations at the HPC ahead of Saturday’s URC Round 16 clash against Connacht at Thomond Park, kick off 5.15pm.

On the injury front, John Hodnett is continuing to rehab from a leg injury and will be unavailable this weekend.

Josh Wycherley is following the graduated return to play protocols and his availability will be determined later in the week.

Liam Coombes returns to training following a shoulder injury, as does Brian Gleeson, who was dealing with an ankle injury.

In player news, John Ryan has completed his three-game suspension for an act of foul play against Cardiff in March.

Elsewhere, Dave Kilcoyne (shoulder), Diarmuid Barron (foot), Roman Salanoa (knee), Jean Kleyn (knee/eye), Paddy Patterson (knee) and Patrick Campbell (shoulder) are all continuing to rehab.

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