Published: 14:46 | 18/2/21

Munster announce contract extensions


Munster have announced that eight senior players have signed contract extensions that will keep them at Thomond Park beyond the end of this season.

It is a major boost for the province at a time of much uncertainty around contract renewals due to the coronavirus pandemic and its perceived impact on finances.

Brothers Niall and Rory Scannell, Jack O’Donoghue, Craig Casey, Shane Daly and Calvin Nash have all signed two-year extensions, while Liam Coombes and Alex McHenry have put pen to paper on one-year deals.

"We are delighted to be in this position, confirming player contracts for the season ahead,” Munster head coach Johann van Graan said.

"The calibre of this initial player group is a huge positive with the province retaining the services of experienced, quality players while also securing the futures of up-and-coming talent.

“It’s further reward for the clubs, schools and volunteers that have invested time and effort into the development of these players.”

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