Massive Blow For Munster As Full Extent Of Tadhg Beirne Injury Revealed

Sidelined.

Munster Rugby have been hit with a major blow after it was confirmed that Tadhg Beirne fractured his ankle in their defeat to Saracens on Saturday and will require surgery.

It has also been confirmed that captain Peter O’Mahony, who was ruled out during the warm-up, sustained a low grade adductor injury. John Ryan meanwhile, left the field of play after 24 minutes with a calf strain, and the prop will undergo his rehabilitation with the medical department.

Winger Andrew Conway departed for a HIA in the second half, and will follow return to play protocols.

On a positive front, props Dave Kilcoyne (calf) and Jeremy Loughman (ankle) will return to squad training this week.

Continuing to rehab: Rhys Marshall (knee), Tyler Bleyendaal (neck), Joey Carbery (ankle), Ciaran Parker (calf), Darren Sweetnam (hamstring).