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McComish Returns For Connacht

McComish Returns For Connacht

Mike McComish has returned from injury to be named in the Connacht squad for the Amlin Challenge Cup Pool 2 game against Montpellier on Friday (Stade Yves du Manoir, kick-off 7pm Irish time).

Back rower Mike McComish has been included in Connacht’s 23-man squad for the trip to France as the westerners bid to build on their 46-6 opening night win over Olympus Rugby Madrid.

Ray Ofisa remains out through injury along with long-term casualty David Nolan, while Dermot Murphy will be out for a number of weeks after picking up an ankle ligament injury when introduced against Olympus Rugby Madrid.

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Prop Robbie Morris misses the game through suspension.

CONNACHT Squad (v Montpellier) – Backs (10): Fionn Carr, Gavin Duffy, Ian Keatley, Frank Murphy, Tiernan O’Halloran, Conor O’Loughlin, Keith Matthews, Troy Nathan, Miah Nikora, Niva Ta’auso.

Forwards (13): Andrew Browne, Sean Cronin, Adrian Flavin, Jamie Hagan, Conor Higgins, Ronan Loughney, Mike McCarthy, Mike McComish, John Muldoon, Johnny O’Connor, Michael Swift, Bernie Upton, Brett Wilkinson.