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Waterford rugby star Jack O’Donoghue signs contract extension with Munster

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Waterford rugby star Jack O’Donoghue signs contract extension with Munster

Waterford rugby star Jack O’Donoghue has signed a contract extension with Munster

Waterford rugby star Jack O’Donoghue has signed a contract extension with Munster.

The 24-year-old has signed on for a further two years, committing to the province until at least June 2021.

He is one of 12 players to sign an extension, with John Ryan, Niall Scannell, Rory Scannell, Darren Sweetnam, JJ Hanrahan, Alex Wootton, Rhys Marshall, Fineen Wycherley, Calvin Nash, Arno Botha and Jeremy Loughman joining him in putting pen to paper.

Back-row forward O’Donoghue has made 93 appearances in red and won the Academy Player of the Year in 2015. He became the first Waterford player to captain Munster in the professional era in February 2018 and has represented Ireland on two occasions.