London Irish and Scotland centre Joe Ansbro is recovering in hospital after suffering a broken neck against Munster on Friday night.
Ansbro sustained the injury during a pre-season tour match and remains at University Hospital, Cork. He will return to the UK later this week.
"Joe broke a small bone at the top of his neck early in the game's second half," read a statement released by London Irish.
"After An MRI scan, it was confirmed that immediate surgery was not required, and the injury would be managed by external fixation."