Squad Update | Munster Prepare For Ulster In Belfast

The Munster squad are preparing at the HPC ahead of Friday’s Interpro derby away to Ulster in Belfast.

Munster’s squad has received a boost as they prepare for Friday’s Interpro derby clash away to Ulster in Belfast.

Tadhg Beirne, Dave Kilcoyne, Jeremy Loughman, Conor Murray and Peter O’Mahony have all rejoined their Munster team-mates at the HPC following their World Cup involvement with Ireland.

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.

On the injury front, Calvin Nash was withdrawn with a knee injury on Saturday night and will be assessed by the medical team.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 and Josh Wycherley both return to full training this week and are available for selection.

10 November 2022; Simon Zebo of Munster, centre, celebrates with team mates Mike Haley, right, and Shane Daly after scoring his side’s first try during the match between Munster and South Africa Select XV at Páirc Ui Chaoimh in Cork. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Meanwhile, Patrick Campbell (ankle), Roman Salanoa (knee), Mike Haley (hip), Cian Hurley (ankle/achilles), Niall Scannell (groin) and Andrew Conway (knee) are all continuing to rehab.

Elsewhere, 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.

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