Positive Update on Sexton, Healy and van der Flier injuries

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Leinster Rugby Head Coach Leo Cullen has issued the following injury update ahead of the Guinness PRO14 game on Saturday against Ulster Rugby.

Injury Update – Available for Selection:

Cian Healy, Josh van der Flier and Johnny Sexton: all three were withdrawn in the second half of the game against Munster Rugby as a precaution with minor injuries (Cian (arm), Josh (hand), Johnny (thumb)) but are expected to be available for selection this week against Ulster Rugby.

Injury Update – Further Assessment Required:

Tadhg Furlong: was withdrawn from the Munster Rugby game as a precaution having picked up a minor back injury. Will be further assessed this week before a final decision is made on his involvement against Ulster Rugby.

Rhys Ruddock: was withdrawn from the Munster Rugby game as a precaution with a minor quadriceps injury. Will be further assessed this week before a final decision is made on his involvement against Ulster Rugby.

Injury Update – Unavailable for Selection:

Dave Kearney: was withdrawn in the second half of the Munster Rugby game with a hamstring injury. Requires further assessment this week but will be unavailable for selection for the Ulster Rugby game.

Vakh Abdaladze: had a procedure on a long-standing back issue last week and will require further assessment in the coming weeks.

Dan Leavy: will again look to increase his training involvement this week as he recovers from his knee injury.

No New Injury Update – Unavailable for Selection:

Fergus McFadden (calf), Conor O’Brien (hamstring), Adam Byrne (hamstring) and James Ryan (shoulder)

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