19 May, 11:13
There are six uncapped players in the Ireland squad for the summer tour to North America that was named this morning. An Emerging Ireland squad has also been selected for the Tblisi Cup in Georgia.
It has been established that he damaged the cruciate ligament during the first half of Munster's pool win over Castres Olympique at Thomond Park last Saturday.
He will undergo an operation on Friday, February 3 to repair the damage and look to resume playing next season.
Ronan will join fellow opensides, David Wallace and Tommy O'Donnell, in the province's rehab room, although just for a brief period, as both Wallace and O'Donnell are expected to resume pitch sessions at some stage in the next month.