Following Munster’s GUINNESS PRO12 bonus point win over Edinburgh, neck injury victim Jack O’Donoghue continues to be monitored by the medical staff and is not expected to be available for this Saturday’s clash with Zebre.
Jean Kleyn (ankle) underwent a scan and will meet a specialist for further consultation as will Dave O’Callaghan after receiving a bang to the shoulder in the 28-14 victory over the Scots at Thomond Park.
There was better news for Conor Oliver who is now back in training after an ankle stinger, while Stephen Archer and Keith Earls showed no ill-effects from their return to action last weekend.
Donnacha Ryan was a late withdrawal from last Saturday’s game due to illness but is expected to train in Limerick this week.
Meanwhile, Simon Zebo (ribs) will take part in full training and should be available for selection this weekend with Peter O’Mahony (knee) stepping up his rehabilitation by returning to full training.
Colm O’Shea and Andrew Conway (both concussion) continue to follow their return-to-play protocols, with Tommy O’Donnell (also concussion) now completing the final stages of his return-to-play.
Rory Scannell (neck) is progressing positively and continues to take part in modified training, while Dave Foley (elbow) has been ruled out for approximately four to five weeks.
Kevin O’Byrne (elbow), Sam Arnold (knee), Mark Chisholm (concussion), Sean McCarthy (knee), Francis Saili (shoulder) and Mike Sherry (back) are continuing their respective rehab programmes.