Munster Announce Raft Of Departures For End Of The Season


Munster Rugby have today confirmed that Duncan Williams, Mike Sherry, Dave O’Callaghan and James Hart will depart the province at the end of the season.

With Ian Keatley, Stephen Fitzgerald and Jaco Taute already confirmed for moves to respective PRO14 and Premiership clubs, Dave O’Callaghan and James Hart will play their club rugby in France next season.

Scrumhalf Duncan Williams comes to the end of an 11 year career with the province during which time he made 163 appearances in red and scored 7 tries.

Mike Sherry, who joined Gloucester on a loan-deal in March, made his Munster debut in 2009 and scored 12 tries in 108 appearances for the province.A product of the Munster system, Dave O’Callaghan made his Munster debut as a 21-year-old against Ospreys in October 2011..

James Hart spent two seasons at Munster and scored two tries in 16 appearances. The 28-year-old scrum-half also made six appearances for Munster A in the British & Irish Cup and the Celtic Cup.

With Ronan O’Mahony confirming his retirement from professional rugby in April, it brings the total to eight players departing the province at the end of the season.

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