4 Dec, 10:19
Grand Slam winners Fiona Coghlan and Nora Stapelton have returned the Women's RBS 6 Nations trophy to Chief Executive John Feehan at the Six Nations offices in Dublin.
In more recent times he has acted as team manager and forwards coach to the Munster British & Irish Cup squad who contested the inugural final and won the title recently with victory over Cross Keys.
Commenting on the appointment, Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald said: "We are delighted that Niall has agreed to take over the role of team manager.
"Niall has had a long assocition with Munster Rugby and having acted as forwards coach in the past and more recently as Munster 'A' team manager, he brings a wealth of experience that can only enhance the newly-appointed coaching structure."
The Shannon clubman will take up the role on July 1, beginning a two-year contract.