The Leinster Rugby coaching team have released an injury update ahead of this weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup round of 16 clash with Connacht Rugby at the Sportsground (KO 8pm – LIVE on BT Sport).

All four of Andrew Porter (ankle), Rónan Kelleher (shoulder), Jordan Larmour (hip) and Michael Milne (calf) are due to step up their respective training programmes this week.

A call will be made later in the week on their availability for Friday evening.

Ross Byrne, who suffered a dental injury against Connacht just over a week ago, came through the game against Munster Rugby with no issues and will be available once again this week.

There are no further updates on:

Dave Kearney (hamstring), Will Connors (knee), James Ryan (concussion) and Ryan Baird (back)