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Ta’auso Named In Connacht Squad

Ta’auso Named In Connacht Squad

Connacht have announced a 22-man squad ahead of their Magners League clash with the Newport Gwent Dragons at the Sportsground on Friday (kick-off 6.30pm).

Niva Ta’auso has recovered from injury to be named in the squad for the first time since sustaining a hamstring injury against the Ospreys in February.

Scrum half Frank Murphy is also back from injury having missed last week’s game against Edinburgh with a calf injury.

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Up front Brian McGovern is one of three props named in the squad and Colm Rigney has also been recalled.

CONNACHT Squad (v Newport Gwent Dragons): Backs (10) – Liam Bibo, Fionn Carr, Gavin Duffy, Andy Dunne, Ian Keatley, Keith Matthews, Frank Murphy, Troy Nathan, Conor O’Loughlin, Niva Ta’auso.

Forwards (12) – Andrew Browne, Sean Cronin, Andrew Farley, Adrian Flavin, Ronan Loughney, Brian McGovern, John Muldoon (capt), Johnny O’Connor, Ray Ofisa, Colm Rigney, Michael Swift, Brett Wilkinson.