Injury update: Rob Kearney set for a scan; Keith Earls fine

Reports on injuries from the Ireland camp suggest that the only injury concern is Rob Kearney, who will have a scan later today.

The full-back scored a try when he came on during the second-half of Ireland’s win over Romania yesterday, but injured himself in the process.

Injury update: Rob Kearney set for a scan; Keith Earls fine

Head coach Joe Schmidt said after the match that Kearney had “jarred” his glute and was icing it, and today it was confirmed that his injury is a gluteal strain.

The medical team will know more about the extent of the injury after the scan.

Elsewhere, Keith Earls will complete the return-to-play protocols tomorrow and will be available for the weekend.

Robbie Henshaw, who missed Ireland’s first two games of the world Cup due to a hamstring injury, is set to train fully this week, and should be available for selection for the Italian game

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