Cronin suffers injury setback

Date published: January 24 2017

Munster will be without the services of James Cronin due to a finger injury the prop sustained in the win over Racing 92 at the weekend.

The Irish province revealed via a press statement on their official website that Cronin underwent surgery on Monday and will be sidelined for approximately six to eight weeks.

Other Munster players currently sidelined through injury are: Darren Sweetnam (knee), Robin Copeland (thumb), Sam Arnold (knee), Alex Wootton (shoulder), Sean McCarthy (knee), Mark Chisholm (concussion), Duncan Casey (knee), Mike Sherry (back), Cathal Sheridan (ankle).