Munster confirm Donnacha Ryan’s departure

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Munster have confirmed the departure of Donnacha Ryan.

The Tipperary native who has won 47 caps for Ireland will join Top 14 side Racing Metro.

Nenaghman Ryan has been named in the second row for his last game at Thomond Park.

He’ll be lining out against Ospreys tomrrow in the Guinness PRO12 semi-final.

Connor Murray is also fit to start.

Tommy O’Donnell is named in the back row.

Francis Saili is also set to line out in the red jersey at Thomond Park for the final time – his departute is confirmed.

However Ian Keatley and Jaco Tauite – who are both on the bench tomorrow – have signed new deals.

Leinster Coach Leo Cullen has confirmed that Sean O’Brien is out of tonight’s first Guinness Pro 12 semi final against Scarlet’s at the RDS. –

O’Brien had been named among the subs but loses out through injury.

Ross Byrne will take his place on a reshuffled subs bench.

Leinster look to seal their spot in the decider this evening from 7.45