Connacht battling with injuries

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 15:46
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INJURY UPDATE: Irish Connacht are battling with injuries ahead of their clash against the Cheetahs on Saturday.

Loose forward Jarrad Butler has undergone surgery on a knee injury sustained in the game versus Munster and will be out of action for up to six weeks.

Prop Dominic Robertson McCoy is recovering from his thumb surgery last week and will be out of action until the end of 2017, whileJP Cooney sustained an ankle injury in the Eagles game versus Ealing and will be out of action for a number of weeks.

Lock Andrew Browne will undergo surgery this week for an ongoing Achilles injury and will return in early 2018.

James Connolly sustained an ankle injury in the game versus Worcester and will be reviewed by a specialist this week following which a course of treatment will be determined.

Jake Heenan is progressing well in his recovery from a knee injury and will return to action in December.

Sean O'Brien is recovering following shoulder surgery and will be out of action until early 2018.

Centre Eoin Griffin sustained an low grade injury to his calf in the game versus Worcester and is being managed by the medical and performance staff, while Peter Robb is progressing well following his hip surgery and will return to training with the squad in December.

Stacey Ili sustained a shoulder injury in the Eagles game versus Ealing and will undergo rehabilitation with the medical and performance teams over the coming weeks. 

Cormac Brennan underwent shoulder surgery and will return to action in February 2018.

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Team P W D L Pts
Glasgow Warriors 13 12 0 1 58
Munster 13 8 0 5 42
Cheetahs 11 6 0 5 30
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Connacht 13 4 0 9 24
Ospreys 13 4 0 9 21
Zebre 13 3 0 10 17
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Scarlets 13 11 0 2 53
Leinster 13 11 0 2 51
Ulster 13 8 1 4 40
Edinburgh 13 8 0 5 37
Treviso 13 6 0 7 29
Dragons 13 2 1 10 14
Kings 11 0 0 10 4