Leinster Issue Lengthy Injury Update Ahead Of Champions Cup Opener With Bath

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Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup, Round 1 game against Bath Rugby in Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

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INJURY UPDATE – AVAILABLE FOR SELECTION:

Jamison Gibson-Park: will return to full training this week having recovered from a thigh injury

Max Deegan: came through the game against Connacht with no issues after his mouth injury

Dan Leavy: will return to full training this week having come through the Graduated Return to Play Protocols

Rory O’Loughlin: will return to full training this week having recovered from a shoulder injury

INJURY UPDATE – FURTHER ASSESSMENT REQUIRED:

Cian Healy: was withdrawn with cramp at half-time against Connacht Rugby as a precaution and will be further assessed this week

James Ryan: James will continue to train with the team and in line with World Rugby protocols James will continue to be monitored including seeing an independent concussion consultant as part of his return to competitive action

Johnny Sexton: will look to increase his training load this week and will be further assessed before a final decision is made on his recovery from knee and ankle injuries

Jack Conan: will look to increase his training load this week and will be further assessed before a final decision is made on his recovery from a quad injury

INJURY UPDATE – UNAVAILABLE FOR SELECTION:

Will Connors: will be unavailable for selection for a few weeks with a hamstring injury picked up in training last week