19 Jun, 06:50
A single point separated the sides as a hard-fought 5th-8th place play-off finished in France's favour at Stade Henri Desgrange on Tuesday night. Check out some photos from Ireland's fourth IRB Junior World Championsip match.
Munster team manager Shaun Payne is not prepared to speculate on when the Ireland hooker may return to action.
"There has been a lot of speculation in the media over the weekend about this but realistically we have to wait until he has had the procedure before we can know for sure," Payne admitted this morning.
Meanwhile, Munster report that all those involved last Friday night came through relatively unscathed and it is expected that head coach Tony McGahan will name a full strength squad - Flannery and Marcus Horan aside - for the trip to France next weekend.