Ahead of Connacht's sold-out GUINNESS PRO12 final round clash with defending champions Glasgow Warriors on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 3pm), the province's medical team have provided the following update.
Following on from the bonus point win against Edinburgh, the Munster squad gathered in their respective centres this morning for gym sessions and meetings as preparations commenced for next Saturday's decisive GUINNESS PRO12 encounter with the Scarlets at Thomond Park (kick-off 3pm).
Ulster outplayed Leinster to set up a grandstand finish to the GUINNESS PRO12's regular season, strengthening their grip on fourth place where only the Scarlets can usurp them should Les Kiss' men fail to win next week at the Ospreys.
A cracking last-minute penalty from Benetton Treviso's Jayden Hayward denied Connacht in Italy tonight, but the losing bonus point in the 22-21 defeat was enough to secure a prized GUINNESS PRO12 semi-final berth for Pat Lam's men.
Ahead of Connacht's trip to Stadio di Monigo on Friday night (kick-off 7.30pm local time/6.30pm Irish time), head coach Pat Lam has made 10 personnel changes to the team that defeated Munster 12 days ago.
Munster continue their preparations for this Friday's crucial GUINNESS PRO12 encounter with Edinburgh in Cork (kick-off 7.35pm), while, on the club front, there was strong Academy representation in the weekend's Ulster Bank League play-off action.