Ultan Dillane extends contract with Connacht

Ireland international Ultan Dillane has committed his future to Connacht and signed a two-year extension to his contract.

The deal will see him remain at the Sportground until the end of 2020/21.

Commenting on the signing of the deal, Dillane said he was "really excited" about the years ahead.

"I am proud of the fact that I have come through the academy system in the province and gone on to play for Connacht and Ireland at senior level.

"There is huge confidence and ambition in the Connacht squad and throughout the organisation and I am really excited about what we can achieve over the next few years.”

Connacht head coach Andy Friend said they are delighted that Dillane will remain with the province.

He said: "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.”


Related Articles

Bundee Aki ‘just a small cog’ in the Ireland wheel

Blade and Farrell ‘would do Ireland proud’ if selected, reckons Friend

Living on their nerves but Connacht remain in a European race

Connacht’s proud home record on the line against Sale Sharks

More in this Section

Shane Lowry opens up four-shot lead in Abu Dhabi

Howe: Wilson should not think about being Cherry-picked by bigger club

Murray pulls out of Marseille tournament as he contemplates hip surgery

Solskjaer rues Fellaini loss as ‘X Factor’ Belgian ruled out for up to a month


Lifestyle

Trend of the week: A salute to simplicity

Louis Vuitton debuted fibre-optic bags and the internet is obsessed

A strange stripe of super-star with daringly uncommercial music

From the Eiffel Tower to the Berlin Wall: The anniversaries to travel for in 2019

More From The Irish Examiner