Cian Healy to miss rest of Ireland’s Six Nations campaign
Ireland prop Cian Healy will miss the Six Nations’ rest due to a hip problem sustained in Sunday’s 24-12 overcome by England.
Healy was forced off in the first half in Twickenham having an injury head coach Andy Farrell described as a”jarred hip” and a scan has shown the extent of the harm.
The 32-year-old is missing out of a 28-man squad that will build on Wednesday to get a camp in Dublin.
Healy is the first-choice loosehead of Ireland along with also the setback means he has been denied the opportunity.
Sunday’s game was that his 98th and he’d have expected to have accumulated in the games from France and Italy.
A variety of players have been released back to your own clubs to play at the PRO14 this weekend such as Will Connors, Max Deegan, Chris Farrell, David Kearney, Luke McGrath and Jack O’Donoghue.
But, Billy Burns, Stuart McCloskey, Jack McGrath and Tom O’Toole will attend the camp after the postponement of the fixture from Benetton of Ulster.
The second row Ian Henderson contributes to the squad having been withdrawn in the team to face England due to the arrival of his child, although Will Addison will continue his rehabilitation in Ulster this past week.
Ireland Camp, Dublin – 26-28th February 2020
Backs: Bundee Aki (Connacht), Billy Burns (Ulster), Ross Byrne (Leinster), Andrew Conway (Munster), John Cooney (Ulster), Keith Earls (Munster), Robbie Henshaw (Leinster), Jordan Larmour (Leinster), Stuart McCloskey (Ulster), Conor Murray (Munster), Jonathan Sexton (Leinster), Jacob Stockdale (Ulster)
Ultan Dillane (Connacht), Caelan Doris (Leinster), Tadhg Furlong (Leinster), Dave Heffernan (Connacht), Iain Henderson (Ulster), Rob Herring (Ulster), Ronan Kelleher (Leinster), Dave Kilcoyne (Munster), Jack McGrath (Ulster), Peter O’Mahony (Munster), Tom O’Toole (Ulster), Andrew Porter (Leinster), James Ryan (Leinster), CJ Stander (Munster), Devin Toner (Leinster), Josh van der Flier (Leinster)