Peter Stringer and Dave Foley have agreed one year contract extensions with Munster.

Stringer is currently on loan to Newcastle Falcons, while Foley who is out injured with a shoulder injury opted for a one year contract instead of the offered two year deal.

The province have also confirmed that both Paul O'Connell and Conor Murray have not been included in the squad to face Leinster in the RaboDirect Pro12 on Saturday.

It's hoped that O'Connell and Murray will contention for inclusion in the squad for the Heinken Cup game against Ulster on Easter Sunday.

Munster squad v Leinster in RaboDirect Pro12 on Saturday, 31 March at Thomond Park, kick-off 7.30pm:

M Horan, W du Preez, BJ Botha, J Ryan, S Archer, D Varley, M Sherry, D Fogarty, D O’Callaghan, M O’Driscoll, B Holland, D O’Callaghan, P O’Mahony, T O’Donnell, D Wallace, J Coughlan, D Williams, T O’Leary, R O’Gara, I Keatley, S Zebo, D Barnes, L Mafi, K Earls, D Hurley, J Murphy, S Deasy, F Jones,