Mixed injury news for Connacht ahead of PRO12 semi-final

Mixed injury news for Connacht ahead of PRO12 semi-final
Nathan White will not be available for selection this weekend.

There's good and bad news for Connacht ahead of Saturday’s Guinness Pro12 semi-final with defending champions Glasgow Warriors in Galway.

Rodney Ah You Ah You and Finlay Bealham have completed the graduated return-to-play protocols for their head injuries. Both props joined full training this week and are available for selection.

Out half come centre Craig Ronaldson is also fit and prop Ronan Loughney has recovered from the shoulder injury sustained in the last game and is available for selection this week.

But Pat Lam will have to plan without front rows Denis Buckley and Nathan White.

Buckley is ruled out for the remainder of the season after he underwent surgery this week on his ankle injury. The province expect him to be fit in time for pre-season training in late June.

Tighthead White has resumed fitness training and will be progressed over the coming weeks.

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