Munster Issue Injury Updates On Murray, Earls, Cloete, Niall Scannell & More
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Munster Rugby’s medical department has issued the following injury update this afternoon ahead of their PRO14 clash with Edinburgh at Thomond Park on Saturday.
Flanker Chris Cloete is currently rehabbing a neck injury.
Winger Keith Earls is currently rehabbing a back injury.
Hooker Niall Scannell sustained a neck injury at training last week and will undergo surgery with the hooker expected to be sidelined for approximately two months.
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Scrumhalf Neil Cronin sustained an ACL injury at training on Monday and will meet with the specialist on Friday to discuss surgery.
There is better news for Conor Murray (thigh) and Shane Daly (groin) with both players expected to train this week.
Continuing to rehab: RG Snyman (knee), Joey Carbery (ankle), Dave Kilcoyne (ankle), Liam O’Connor (calf).