Joe Schmidt's Ireland has reported a lengthy injury list at their first press conference at Carton House ahead of the November internationals.

Munster prop James Cronin is to see a specialist about a persistent ankle injury sustained in the province's victory over Saracens.

Leinster centre Gordon D'Arcy is to nursing a groin injury, and an update on his fitness will be issued in the coming days.

D'Arcy's Leinster team-mate Rob Kearney is still suffering from back spasms and receiving treatment for the injury.

Meanwhile, Leinster prop Mike Ross is recovering from a niggling groin injury.

Ulster duo Stuart Olding and Tommy Bowe are currently being worked through return-to-play protocols by the Ireland medical team.