12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
He is not expected to resume training again for 'several weeks.'
The 22-year-old picked up the injury in a non-contact situation during rehabiliation work on an existing groin problem.
The Munster squad for their opening Magners League clash with Aironi Rugby will be announced on Wednesday afternoon.