Full Extent Of Robbie Henshaw’s Injury Revealed
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Ireland and Leinster Robbie Henshaw likely won’t play again this season after undergoing an operation on his shoulder this week.
But now Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has revealed he is facing 3-4 months out of action.
That would mean a May/June return for the Lions tourist, all but ending his involvement for Leinster this season. It also means he likely won’t tour with Ireland to Australia this summer.
Meanwhile Iain Henderson, James Ryan and Tadhg Furlong are expected to be fit to train next Tuesday. All three players should be fit and ready to go in time for the Wales game in round 3.
Joe Schmidt says Robbie Henshaw is looking at a 3/4 month lay-off which is pretty much his season. Reckons Ryan, Henderson & Furlong should be fit to train next Tuesday
— Rúaidhrí O'Connor (@RuaidhriOC) February 15, 2018
Munster’s Chris Farrell is expected to partner Bundee Aki in Henshaw’s absence, with Garry Ringrose not expected to line out for Leinster this weekend as he continues to recover from an ankle injury.