Gerald also represented Ireland winning the first of his five international caps against Wales in 1953.
He served as Munster Branch President for the 1975/1976 season and received the highest honour as President of the IRFU for the 1983/84 season.
Munster Rugby would like to extend their deepest sympathy to his wife Anne and children Tom, Michelle, Karen, Geraldine and Suzanne.
Funeral Arrangements: Reposing at his home, The Elms, Curraheen Road from 4-6pm today with reception to Church of the Real Presence at 7pm. Burial at St Finbarr's Cemetery following Mass at 12 noon tomorrow.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam