Jack O’Donoghue and Oli Jager add to Munster injury problems

Munster’s injury problems continue to grow as Jack O’Donohgue and Oli Jager were forced puff with injuries in their 22-9 loss to Connacht at the Sportsground.

Back-row O’Donohgue came in the first half with a knee injury after a dangerous clear-out at the ruck, which saw Connacht winger Bryan Rolston sent to the sin-bin.

Prop Jager also came off injured in the first-half, after he suffered concussion in a double tackle.

While Munster are yet to release an update on the full extent of their injuries, it is likely to cause further disruption for Graham Rowntree’s side during their injury crisis.

In the second row, both RG Snyman and Jean Kleyn are injured, alongside Edwin Edogbo, who was in good form before in injury against Leinster on Stephen’s Day.

Fineen Wycherley and Cian Hurley are also injured, which has led to no.8 Gavin Coombes filling in at the second row.

Peter O’Mahony did not feature in the defeat to Connacht, but make his return in Europe against Toulon on Saturday week.

In the front row, David Kilcoyne is injured due to a shoulder injury, with fellow prop Roman Salanoa still out with a knee injury.

Munster are also light at hooker, with Diarmuid Barron coming off after seven minutes against Leinster, with Niall Scannell still sidelined.

In the backs, Joey Carbery and Mike Haley remain sidelined through long-term injuries, with centre Alex Nankivell also currenlty sidelined dur to n ankle injury.

Sourse: breakingnews.ie

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