LEINSTER OUTHALF Ross Byrne has been called up the Ireland squad ahead of the Australia game in the Autumn Nations Series this weekend.
Joey Carbery suffered a head injury against Fiji and will now have to go through return-to-play protocols back at Munster.
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Captain Johnny Sexton is trying to overcome a dead leg he picked up against South Africa in the first game.
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Leinster's Ciarán Frawley will undergo knee surgery on Tuesday.
Munster No 10 Jack Crowley came off the bench for his Ireland debut against Fiji and he could again feature against Australia.
Robbie Henshaw has been ruled out with a hamstring injury while James Ryan, Andrew Porter, Josh van der Flier and Hugo Keenan are all carrying knocks.
Jimmy O’Brien, who started at number 15 against Fiji, is expected to return to training tomorrow after completing the HIA [head injury assessment] process today.
Joe McCarthy returns to the squad having completed his return to play protocols.
Bundee Aki, who has trained with the squad for the past few weeks, is now available for selection having completed his suspension and the coaching intervention programme.
An IRFU statement said those five players “will be monitored across the early part of the week and re-integrated into training according to their individual management plans.”