Leo Cullen has issued his first injury update of the new season ahead of Friday’s Bank of Ireland Pre-Season Friendly against Harlequins at Aviva Stadium (KO 7pm).

While there is positive news for a number of returning players, unfortunately Dave Kearney has been ruled out for a few months with an ankle injury, while Michael Milne will also miss the start of the new season with a calf injury.

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Injury Update – Available for Selection:

Conor O’Brien: is back training after his knee injury and available for selection

Jamison Gibson-Park: is back training after his hamstring knee injury and available for selection

Max Deegan: is back training after his knee injury and is available for selection

Rhys Ruddock: is back training after his calf injury and is available for selection

Injury Update – Unavailable for Selection:

Andrew Porter: picked up a foot injury in the game against Glasgow Warriors and is nearing the end of his rehabilitation period

Nick McCarthy: picked up a foot injury last week and is unavailable for selection for the Harlequins game

Garry Ringrose: had a procedure at the end of last season for a shoulder injury and is integrating back into training at the moment but is unavailable for the Harlequins game

Ciarán Frawley: picked up a shoulder injury towards the end of last season and is integrating back into training at the moment but is unavailable for the Harlequins game

Jordan Larmour: had a procedure at the end of last season for a groin injury and is still undergoing a period of rehabilitation

Dave Kearney: had a procedure for an ankle injury picked up in pre-season training and will be unavailable for the next few months

Michael Milne: picked up a calf injury this week and will be unavailable for up to six weeks

No New Injury Update – Unavailable for Selection:

Will Connors (knee), Thomas Clarkson (hamstring), Tommy O’Brien (hamstring), Jack Dunne (ankle) and Dan Leavy (knee)