Ahead of the Guinness PRO12 round 18 game at home to Leinster on Saturday, the Connacht Rugby medical team have confirmed that Jack Carty is progressing well with his rehabilitation and fitness.
The Kiltoom native suffered a freak Spleen accident while on holiday in Dubai six weeks ago but is due to return to training with the team in the next few weeks.
They also provided updates on a number of other injured players: Craig Ronaldson sustained an ankle ligament injury in win over Edinburgh earlier this month and is currently undergoing rehabilitation with the medical and fitness teams. The 26-year-old will not be available for a number of weeks. Rory Parata is progressing well with his knee rehabilitation and has returned to running this week and Ciaran Gaffney sustained an ankle injury and awaiting the results of a scan to determine the full extent of the injury.
There was plenty of positive news also as Shane Delahunt, John Cooney and Andrew Browne have all resumed full training with the team and are available for selection.
So too are all five Irish internationals, who will return to graduated training this week with Robbie Henshaw, who started all five games of the 6 Nations campaign, the last to join up with his provincial team mates when he comes back in on Thursday.
The Connacht team to play Leinster will be named on Friday at 12 noon.