IRELAND and Munster lock Paul O’Connell will again see a specialist in the New Year as concerns mount about a lower back injury.
The inspirational forward has been sidelined for the past two months with the injury.
There have been suggestions that the secondrow would have to have surgery for the injury but his club moved to clarify the situation today.
“His treatment is progressing satisfactorily. He will see a specialist for further review in the new year”.