Henshaw fitness boost for Ireland

Date published: January 20 2016

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Ireland and Connacht have been handed a fitness boost regarding international back Robbie Henshaw ahead of the weekend.

Pending a surgical review and sign off on Friday, Henshaw will be available to play against Russian side Enisei-STM at the Sportsground on Saturday.

Elsewhere ahead of the Challenge Cup Round 6 game at home to Enisei-STM, the Connacht medical team provided the following update.

Hooker Jason Harris-Wright suffered a concussion during the first half of the game with Brive on Saturday. The 27-year-old will continue to go through the return-to-play protocols.

Craig Ronaldson remains unavailable as pain continues on a shoulder impingement

Scrum-half Kieran Marmion also returns to the fray, having missed out on the last round of action with a hip pointer injury.

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