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He didn’t feature in Ireland’s disappointing campaign but he did play for Ireland Wolfhounds against England Saxons and he had been tipped in some quarters to win his first senior cap this summer on the tour to the United States and Canada, when Ireland’s Lions will be absent.
But he has just undergone surgery on a troublesome groin and hip injury and Connacht head coach Eric Elwood confirmed that he will be spending a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
“He is out of the summer tour and is facing four to six months before he is back,” Elwood told the Irish Independent.
“It's disappointing for him but the most important thing is for him to make a full recovery and build from there.”
This season, McSharry has featured ten times for Connacht in the PRO12, scoring a memorable try against Leinster, but he has not played since January’s victory over Newport Gwent Dragons.