18 May, 12:24
The news today that Ronan O'Gara's long and distinguished playing time is over, brings to a close what was by any standards, a remarkable career.
Meanwhile Sam Tuitupou who retired at half time in the game against Leicester is expected to be named in the Munster starting XV when it is announced later today for the game against a Gloucester side buoyed by a 24-14 win over Magners League champions Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium last week.
Supporters can also expect to get a first glimpse in a Munster jersey of former Leicester Tiger. Johne Murphy while Doug Howlett, who missed the game against Leicester last Friday is also likely to start on the wing