Munster have confirmed that Doug Howlett will leave his position as Head of Commercial and Marketing at the province this autumn.
The former Munster and All Black winger is returning home to New Zealand. Howlett spent five years playing for Munster between 2008 and 2013, making 114 appearances.
"The privilege of playing for Munster Rugby, completing my MBA in UCC, and having the opportunity to run the province’s Commercial and Marketing programmes under the guidance of Garrett Fitzgerald, and the Commercial Board’s Niall FitzGerald and Patrick Coveney, have all been incredible experiences," said Howlett.
It has been an extraordinary 11 years living in Ireland and I will always treasure my time in this special and unique club, and in Irish sport, academia and business.
Earlier this year, the 40-year-old was appointed high performance lead for the Cork hurling team.
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