Leinster Issue Johnny Sexton Update Following Worrying Dragons Injury
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Nothing too serious.
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton will miss Leinster’s clash with Treviso this weekend with a hamstring injury but the good news is it is only minor and he looks set to be fit for Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Italy this month.
In other injury news, Andrew Porter could feature this weekend with his injury also not as bad as initially feared.
Here’s the full update.
Injury Update – Further Assessment Required:
Andrew Porter: was withdrawn in the second half against Dragons with a hamstring injury and will be further assessed this week before a final decision is made on his involvement
Dave Kearney: increased his training load today as he looks to recover from his hamstring injury and a final decision on his involvement will be made later this week
Injury Update – Unavailable for Selection:
Johnny Sexton: was withdrawn in the first half against Dragons as a precaution and on further assessment over the weekend and this morning will be unavailable for selection this week with a minor hamstring injury
Ciarán Frawley: was withdrawn during the Dragons game with a facial injury and will go through the graduated return to play protocols
Max Deegan: suffered a knee injury on Friday at the RDS Arena and will undergo further scans this week before a full diagnosis is known
Dan Leavy: is being further managed this week following his return from a knee injury
No New Injury Update – Unavailable for Selection:
Tadhg Furlong (calf), Dan Sheehan (cheekbone), Vakh Abdaladze (back), Dave Kearney (hamstring), Conor O’Brien (hamstring) and Adam Byrne (hamstring).