Ahead of Saturday’s Guinness PRO12 game away to Zebre, the Connacht Rugby medical team have provided the following update.
Danie Poolman sustained a concussion in the Ospreys game and will follow the Graduated Return to Play protocols under the supervision of the medical team.
Denis Buckley returned to training with the squad this week following his injury against Glasgow.
Nepia Fox-Matamua sustained a hamstring injury against Glasgow and will be out of action until November.
Josh Rowland has undergone surgery for an ongoing ankle injury and will be unavailable for 4-6 weeks.
Zebre v Connacht
Saturday September 17th 2016
At Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, 6.05pm local time (5.05pm Ireland & UK)
Referee: Ian Davies (WRU, 51st competition game)
Assistant Referees: Adam Jones (WRU), Riccardo Angelucci (FIR)
Citing Commissioner: Alberto Recaldini (FIR)