Leinster and Ireland captain Jonathan Sexton has been ruled out of this weekend's PRO14 clash with Benetton and faces a race to be fit for Ireland's rescheduled Six Nations clash with Italy at the Aviva on Saturday week.
The out-half suffered a minor hamstring injury and was withdrawn before half-time in Leinster's 35-5 victory over Dragons in the 2020-21 season opener at the RDS last Friday.
"It's not that serious," Leinster backs coach Felipe Contepomi said.
"I think he’ll be fine, especially for the international games coming up.
"When it’s a precaution, and it’s a muscle we are making sure he’s getting all the strength to get back.
"If he can train this week it would be great but we are not going to hurry it."
However, the news on back row Max Deegan was less positive following the knee injury he suffered in the same game, with Contepomi indicating that the 23-year-old could be out for an extended period.
"I can't say exactly how long but it’s not a minor one," the Argentinian said.
"It’s not fully diagnosed yet. He has to be seen by a specialist.
"From there we’ll just plan his recovery. It looks more serious than a minor injury."
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