Monday Evening Round Up

Monday Evening Round Up

Leinster injury update ahead of Scarlets


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Luke McGrath remains a doubt for the fixture: “Seanie will push hard, similarly Luke McGrath, but we’ll make those decisions in the next 24 hours,'' Stuart Lancaster told media today at Leinster HQ. 

Jack Conan is set to resume full training following a MCL knee injury and will provide Jordi Murphy & Max Deegan with competition for the No.8 shirt. Full report

Aidan Ross adds to the Chiefs front rower woes

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Aidan Ross is the sixth Chiefs player ruled out for the rest season due to injury following his injury against the Hurricanes this weekend.

 

The 22-year-old was taken from the field after sustaining a nasty leg injury after teammate Angus Ta'avao landed on him in the Hamilton-based club's 25-13 loss to the Hurricanes in Wellington last week and was later ruled to have a broken ankle. Full story

 

Matt Beesley to join Ealing Trailfinders from Northampton Saints

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Ealing Trailfinders have announced the signing of front-rower Matt Beesley from Northampton Saints.  

The 26-year-old has spent the last two years at Franklin’s Gardens and will now head to Vallis Way for the 2018/19 season. Full story

Bristol Rugby confirm name change to Bristol Bears

Bristol Rugby will become the Bristol Bears from June 1st 2018, the club has announced. Full story

Jonathan Joseph doubt for England summer tour

Bath centre Jonathan Joseph hobbled off with an ankle sprain in yesterday's 41-6 Aviva Premiership defeat to Saracens at Allianz Park.

Joseph left the field in obvious discomfort after just 27 minutes, unable to put any weight on his left foot following a collision with Schalk Burger. Full story

Ealing Trailfinders sign Ben West

Ealing Trailfinders has announced another new arrival for the 2018/19 season, with Ben West joining from Yorkshire Carnegie on a two-year deal.

The second-rower has made 31 appearances for the Emerald Headingley side since arriving in 2016, and will add more quality to the squad for next season. Read more

Genia to miss Bulls clash

The Melbourne Rebels will be without their star halfback Will Genia for at least the first match of their two-week tour of South Africa.

Genia had scans on Sunday which confirmed that he had a grade one hamstring injury after pulling up midway through his side’s 25-22 defeat to the Jaguares in Melbourne on Saturday. Full story

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