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Cian Healy faces a month on the sidelines after undergoing knee surgery

Published 06/01/2016 | 12:27

Leinster's Cian Healy has undergone knee surgery
Leinster's Cian Healy has undergone knee surgery

Cian Healy will be out for up to a month after he underwent surgery on his knee today (Wednesday).

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The Irish prop chose to get the procedure done so he will be fit in time for Ireland's Six Nations opener against Wales on February 7 and while the report from the operation has not yet been published, Leinster say he will be out for three to four weeks.

Leo Cullen's men face the Ospreys in the Liberty Stadium in the Pro12 on Friday and are boosted by the news that Luke McGrath has recovered from his foot infection and Johnny Sexton has trained fully this week.

Isaac Boss is continuing rehab on his hamstring.

Mick Kearney has returned to non-contact on-field training as he steps up his recovery from a toe injury.

Jack Conan has had a protective boot removed as he continues his recovery from a broken foot.

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