It has been confirmed this week that Paddy Butler and Sean Dougall will depart the province at the end of the current season. Both players did not seek to renew their contracts which expire at the end of the current season, and it was confirmed earlier today that Sean Dougall is moving to French Pro D2 side Pau Rugby.
Munster Rugby and the IRFU can today confirm that Denis Hurley has signed a contract extension with the province.
Former Waratahs Defence Coach, Joe Barakat, is to join Ulster Rugby as Assistant Coach on a two-year contract from this summer.
Back row forwards Eoin McKeon, George Naoupu and Eoghan Masterson have become the latest players to sign new contract extensions with Connacht Rugby and the IRFU.
Pat Lam has signed a new three-year deal with Connacht Rugby and the IRFU to remain in the position of Connacht Head Coach until at least the summer of 2018.
Munster Rugby and the IRFU can today confirm a number of player contract extensions, and that former Munster and Ireland scrum-half Tomás O'Leary will re-join the province at the start of the 2015/16 season.
Connacht Rugby and the IRFU are delighted to announce new two-year deals for props Nathan White, Ronan Loughney and Finlay Bealham.
Connacht Rugby and the IRFU are pleased to announce that 24-year-old centre Dave McSharry has signed a new deal that will keep him at the Sportsground until at least the summer of 2017.
South African fullback, Louis Ludik, has agreed a two-year deal to join Ulster Rugby.