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Connacht Rugby Squad Update

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6 Sep 2016

Connacht

Ahead of Saturday’s round 2 Guinness PRO12 clash with Ospreys at the Sportsground, the Connacht Rugby medical team provided the following update.

Props:
Denis Buckley sustained a concussion in the game against Glasgow. He will be monitored and continue to follow the Graduated Return to Play protocols under the supervision of the medical team.

Conor Carey played club rugby at the weekend and is available for selection.

Back Row:
Nepia Fox-Matamua sustained an injury to his hamstring in the Glasgow game and is awaiting the results of a scan to determine the extent of the injury.

Scrumhalf:
Caolin Blade sustained a quad haematoma on Saturday and will be monitored ahead of team selection this week.

Centre:
Peter Robb sustained a concussion against Glasgow. He will be monitored and follow the Graduated Return to Play protocols under the supervision of the medical team.

Rory Parata injured his knee in a club game at the weekend and will be out of action for a month.

Back Three:
Cian Kelleher sustained a minor hip injury on Saturday and will be monitored ahead of team selection this week.

Connacht v Ospreys
Saturday September 10th
At the Sportsground, 7.35pm.
Live on TG4/S4C

Referee: Ben Whitehouse (WRU, 26th competition game)
Assistant Referees:
Claudio Blessano (FIR), Leo Colgan (IRFU)
Citing Commissioner: Tim Lowry (IRFU)
TMO: Alan Falzone (FIR)