Chris Henry out for four weeks; Munster's O'Donnell called up

Following an MRI scan today, it was confirmed to the Ireland medical team that back row Chris Henry suffered a cartilage tear to his right knee while playing last Friday.

The injury will require surgery and will rule Henry out of playing for approximately four weeks.

Munster back row Tommy O'Donnell has been called into the squad as cover for this week after making an appearance for the O2 Ireland Wolfhounds at the end of January.

Connacht centre Dave McSharry is also unavailable this week as he is still suffering from a niggling groin injury and so Ian Madigan has been called into the Irish camp.

Ireland Squad (30):

Rory Best

Darren Cave

Tom Court

Sean Cronin

James Coughlan

Keith Earls

Luke Fitzgerald

Declan Fitzpatrick

Craig Gilroy

Robin Henshaw

Jamie Heaslip

Iain Henderson

Paddy Jackson

Rob Kearney

David Kilcoyne

Ian Madigan

Luke Marshall

Fergus McFadden

Conor Murray

Sean O'Brien

Donncha O'Callaghan

Tommy O'Donnell

Brian O'Driscoll

Ronan O'Gara

Peter O'Mahony

Eoin Reddan

Mike Ross

Donnacha Ryan

Lewis Stevenson

Devin Toner


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