MUNSTER 2012/13 SQUAD -
Sean Dougall (flanker from Rotherham Titans), James Downey (centre from Northampton Saints), Casey Laulala (centre from Cardiff Blues) and CJ Stander (flanker from the Bulls (South Africa)).
Alan Cotter (prop), JJ Hanrahan (centre/out-half), Luke O'Dea (full-back/winger), Dave O'Callaghan (back rower) and Cathal Sheridan (scrum half) have all been promoted from the Munster Academy to Development contracts.
Lifeimi Mafi (Perpignan), Tomas O'Leary (London Irish), Denis Fogarty (Aurillac), Mick O'Driscoll (retired), David Wallace (retired), Denis Leamy (retired), Jerry Flannery (retired), John Hayes (retired), Darragh Hurley (retired), Tom Gleeson (released), Declan Cusack (released) and Peter Borlase (released).
Will Chambers (Melbourne Storm) and Save Tokula were both included in the squad last season on short-term contracts and returned home when those contracts expired.