Alun Wyn Jones Has Made A Decision On His Playing Future
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Alun Wyn Jones has announced a contract extension with the Welsh Rugby Union and the Ospreys, securing his future in Wales.
The world’s most capped international second row (134 international appearances – 125 for Wales plus nine British & Irish Lions caps) made the announcement direct to supporters this morning that he has extended his deal through to June 2021.
The Wales captain, who is preparing to head to Switzerland with the national squad this week for their first overseas World Cup training camp, first signed a National Dual Contract back in March 2015.
“I’m really pleased to have announced the extension today and to have been able to announce it directly to all those who have supported me throughout my career, especially all the Ospreys supporters.” Jones said
In announcing online, Jones said to his supporters:
“I have some news I would like to share with you.
“I’m happy to announce that I have signed a contract extension to June 2021 with the Welsh Rugby Union and the Ospreys and will be playing at the Liberty Stadium for the foreseeable future.
“After serious consideration and taking stock of all options, it is the right decision for my career at this point in time, along with my personal ambitions on and off the field, my welfare and needs of my family.
“I’m grateful to have the opportunity to tell you directly, in particular to the Ospreys supporters and all those who have supported me during my career to date.
“Thanks Alun Wyn.”