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Andy Farrell can relax – Tadhg Furlong, James Ryan and Jordan Larmour injuries don’t appear to be serious

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Tadhg Furlong of Leinster leaves the field as a first half substitution. Photo: Sportsfile

Tadhg Furlong of Leinster leaves the field as a first half substitution. Photo: Sportsfile

Tadhg Furlong of Leinster leaves the field as a first half substitution. Photo: Sportsfile

Andy Farrell will be breathing a major sigh of relief at Leinster's latest squad update, as injuries to Tadhg Furlong, James Ryan and Jordan Larmour don't appear to be overly serious.

All three players are expected to be included in Ireland's Six Nations squad, which Farrell is due to name tomorrow.

Furlong was forced off during the early stages of last weekend's facile 89-7 win over Montpellier. Although the Ireland tighthead damaged his calf last season, he will be assessed ahead of Saturday's Heineken Champions Cup clash in Bath.

So too will Larmour, who was also replaced with a dead leg during the Montpellier victory, while Ryan was a late withdrawal from the starting team due to a hamstring injury picked up in the captain's run.

Leo Cullen is unlikely to take any chances with the Ireland trio, especially considering the options the Leinster head coach has available to him.

Even if Furlong, Ryan and Larmour don't feature this weekend, they are set to be named in the Ireland squad tomorrow.

Robbie Henshaw is also on track, despite sitting out last weekend.

In further positive news, Dave Kearney is set to increase his training load this week following a troublesome back injury.

There are no further updates on Dan Leavy (wrist), Conor O’Brien (hamstring) and Michael Milne (calf).

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