Another Munster player has signed a new contract with the province

Another Munster player has signed a new contract with the province

Munster rugby have announced that Billy Holland has signed a new two-year contract that will see him remain at the province until at least June 2018.

It follows the news earlier this week that stalwarts Keith Earls and Conor Murray had committed to the Red men for at least the next three years.

Holland is a product of the Munster Rugby Academy and has made 120 appearances since his competitive debut in September 2007.

The 30-year-old Cork native has captained Munster on a number of occasions; he finished last season with 25 Munster appearances and a Player of the Year nomination.

Holland was also part of the Emerging Ireland squad that won the 2014 IRB Nations Cup, he subsequently captained the side as they claimed another title in the 2015 Tbilisi Cup final.

"Following on from Conor and Keith on Wednesday, this is more welcome contract news,” said head coach Anthony Foley.

"Billy is one of the most experienced guys in the squad and has always stood up as one of our leaders and decision makers, especially in recent seasons.

"Billy's work ethic and determination is second to none and it will be great to have his astute rugby knowhow on the field in the seasons ahead."

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