Felipe Contepomi provided an update on the squad when he spoke to the media ahead of this Friday’s Guinness PRO14 meeting with Scarlets at the RDS Arena (KO 7.35pm).

Ross Byrne has entered the return to play protocols and will be assessed accordingly this week. He will not be involved in the game on Friday.

Adam Byrne has travelled to Portugal with the Irish squad and will not be available for selection.

Rob Kearney and Jack McGrath have not travelled to Portugal and should they come through training this week, will be available for selection with Leinster.

Jack Conan (shoulder) will continue his treatment at Leinster this week and will be fully fit to train next week with the Ireland squad.

Dan Leavy (calf) will be further assessed this week ahead of selection at the weekend.

Fergus McFadden will continue to increase his training load this week as he recovers from his hamstring injury.

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