Connacht Rugby have confirmed Jack Carty has returned to Ireland following splenectomy surgery in Dubai last week.
The Kiltoom native will continue to rest under the observation of the medical team before commencing his rehab programme.
In related news, The squad has no new injuries worries since the bonus point win over Newport Gwent Dragons at Rodney Parade last Thursday night. Second row Ben Marshall has returned to full training, having recovered from the fractured arm sustained in December. The 25-year-old lock is now available for selection.
The Connacht team to face Zebre will be named on Friday at 12 noon.