The Connacht medical team have issued the below update on the squad ahead of Saturday night’s historic Guinness PRO14 clash against South Africa’s Southern Kings.

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Update on returning players:
Tiernan O’Halloran has returned to team training following knee surgery at the end of last season.

Prop:
Finlay Bealham sustained a head injury in the Glasgow game and is currently following return to play protocols.

Lock:
Andrew Browne is rehabilitating from an achilles tendon injury and expected to be out for a number of weeks.

Back Row:
Naulia Dawai is continuing his recovery from a hamstring injury and is aiming to return to full training in the coming weeks.

Scrum-half:
Caolin Blade will re-integrate into team training this week as he continues his recovery from a hamstring injury in the pre-season game against Munster.

Centre:
Peter Robb underwent surgery for an ongoing hip issue earlier this week and will be out of action until December.

Back Three:
Niyi Adeolokun is continuing his recovery from knee surgery under the supervision of the medical and fitness teams.

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