Leinster Rugby Injury Update

Leinster Head Coach Leo Cullen has given an injury update for his players ahead of this weekend’s resumption of the Guinness Pro14.

Cullen’s side will host Munster at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday next at 7.35pm, with the game live on eir sport.

Peter Dooley is expected to return to training this week after a shoulder injury, while Vakh Abdaladze is due to have a procedure in the coming days on a long-standing back issue.

Fergus McFadden has picked up a calf injury and will be unavailable for up to six weeks, with Conor O’Brien, who had a procedure last week on a long-standing hamstring issue, expected to be unavailable for a number of months

Dan Leavy will progress his gradual exposure to rugby training this week as he recovers from his knee injury, while both Adam Byrne hamstring) and James Ryan (shoulder) currently remain unavailable to play for the eastern province.