O’Connel out for 4-6 weeks

Guinness PRO12 Editor

8 May 2012

Paul O’Connell and Damien Varley have both been ruled out of the RaboDirect PRO12 semi-final clash with Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium on Friday.

O'Connell injured his left knee in the game against Ulster is expected to be sidelined for 4-6 weeks while Varley suffered an ankle sprain but would be in consideration for the final should Munster win on Friday.

Ronan O'Gara who has been out of action since sustaining a leg injury in the Heineken Cup quarter final against Ulster, is expected to train tomorrow and could be named in the squad when it's named tomorrow evening.