10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
Scrum half Cathal Sheridan, another member of that Heineken Cup panel, moves from a development to a full one-year contract, while back rower Barry O'Mahony has extended his development contract for another season.
Winger/full-back Sean Scanlon will move away from Munster at the end of the currrent season after agreeing terms with English club Rotherham Titans.
Meanwhile, Academy players Cian Bohane (centre/winger), Duncan Casey (hooker), James Cronin (prop), Ronan O'Mahony (winger) and Niall Scannell (hooker) have all secured developement contracts with Munster for the 2013/14 season.