Ultan Dillane signs contract extension at Connacht

ULTAN DILLANE HAS signed a two-year contract extension with Connacht, extending his stay at the Sportsground up to the end of the 2020/21 season. 

Dillane joined the Connacht Academy in 2012, and went on to make his senior debut for the province in December 2014. He has since made 73 appearances for the side. 

His senior Irish debut came against England in the Six Nations in 2016, and he has gone on to make a further 10 appearances under Joe Schmidt. 

Commenting on the extension, Dillane said that ““I am delighted to be extending my contract and committing to Connacht for a further two seasons”.

His coach Andy Friend was equally happy at the announcement, saying “We are delighted to announce that Ultan Dillane has signed a two year contract extension. Ultan has played the game at the highest level and brings a wealth of experience to our side. He will continue to be a central figure as we target further success in the seasons ahead”. 

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