18 May, 00:08
Munster have announced that Ronan O'Gara has retired from playing professional rugby. It's understood that the 36 year old will take up a coaching role abroad at the start of the 2013/14 season.
Meanwhile Munster have confirmed that Peter Stringer and Dave Foley have agreed one year contract extensions.
Stringer is currently on loan to Newcastle Falcons while Foley who is out injured with a shoulder injury opted for a one year contract instead of the offered two year deal.
Munster Squad (28): Marcus Horan, Wian du Preez, BJ Botha, John Ryan, Stephen Archer, Damien Varley, Mike Sherry, Denis Fogarty, Donncha O’Callaghan, Mick O’Driscoll, Billy Holland, Dave O’Callaghan, Peter O’Mahony, Tommy O’Donnell, David Wallace, James Coughlan, Duncan Williams, Tomas O’Leary, Ronan O’Gara, Ian Keatley, Simon Zebo, Danny Barnes, Lifeimi Mafi, Keith Earls, Denis Hurley, Johne Murphy, Scott Deasy, Felix Jones,