Following the win over Treviso on Friday night, attention now turns to the European Rugby Challenge Cup and the trip to Russia for the round 1 clash with Enisei-STM.

Also taking place on Saturday is the opening fixture of the British & Irish Cup as the Connacht Eagles welcome Welsh side Dragons Select for a 2:30pm kick off at the Sportsground.

Ahead of the busy week, the Connacht medical team provided the following update.

Post Treviso game

Tom McCartney
Tom McCartney suffered a hamstring tear scoring his side’s second try on Friday night. The 30-year-old hooker is expected to be unavailable for up to six weeks.

John Cooney
Scrum half John Cooney will see a surgeon this week to examine the extent of a shoulder subluxation. The 25-year-old is unavailable this week.

Matt Healy
Try scorer Matt Healy is unavailable this week having incurred a joint sprain to his hip on Friday night.  

Nathan White
Nathan White was concussed during the first half of Friday’s game and subsequently removed from the game. The Ireland international had mild symptoms today and will continue to follow the RTP protocols.


Quinn Roux
Quinn Roux had surgery last week to repair the nasal fracture suffered in the game against Edinburgh. He is expected to return to action in three weeks.

Both the Connacht and Eagles teams will be named on Friday at 12 noon.

Enisei-STM v Connacht
Saturday 14th November
Central Stadium, Krasnoyarsk
15:00 (08:00 Irish time)

Connacht Eagles v Dragons Select
Saturday 14th November
The Sportsground


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