Munster Announce New Signing & 5 Senior Contract Extensions
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Signed and sealed.
Munster Rugby and the IRFU have announced that Chris Cloete, James Cronin, Neil Cronin, Chris Farrell and Tommy O’Donnell have all signed contract extensions, while Leinster scrumhalf Nick McCarthy is set to join the province.
Additionally Greencore Munster Academy players Gavin Coombes and Shane Daly will join the senior ranks next season.
Chris Farrell, who joined the province at the beginning of the 2017/18 season, has put pen to paper on a three-year deal that will see him remain with the province until 2022, while Chris Cloete has added two years onto his current three-year deal bringing him up to 2022 also.
Tommy O’Donnell, James Cronin and Neil Cronin have all signed two-year contract extensions until June 2021.
Scrumhalf Nick McCarthy will make the move from Leinster at the start of the 2019/20 season after signing a two-year deal. The 23-year-old has made 30 appearances in blue to date, scoring 3 tries. A former Ireland U20s player he made 18 appearances over two 6 Nations and World Championship campaigns.