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Connacht Issue Injury Update Ahead Of Wasps Game

Connacht Issue Injury Update Ahead Of Wasps Game

With just 11 days until Connacht open up their GUINNESS PRO14 campaign against Glasgow Warriors at the Sportsground, an extended squad departed for England today ahead of the province’s pre-season clash with Wasps tomorrow.

The Wasps v Connacht match takes place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry tomorrow night (kick-off 7.30pm) before Pat Lam’s Bristol visit the Sportsground on Saturday at 3pm.

Meanwhile, in injury news, Denis Buckley sustained a minor finger injury in training last week and is due to return to squad training next week. Quinn Roux is returning from an ankle injury sustained whilst on international duty and will return to training next week.
Jake Heenan is recovering from a back injury sustained in training and his progress is being monitored by the medical team, while scrum half Caolin Blade injured his hamstring during last week’s scenario-based training game against Munster and will be out of action until the end of September.

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Also in the backs, Tom Farrell will return to team training next week as he steps up his recovery from a thigh injury sustained in pre-season. Peter Robb is following graduated return-to-play protocols for a head injury sustained in training last week.

Niyi Adeolokun underwent knee surgery at the end of last season and will return to partial team training towards the end of September/early October, while fellow Ireland international Tiernan O’Halloran is recovering from knee surgery in the off-season and will return to team training in the coming weeks.