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Connolly And Scholes Extend Contracts With Connacht

Connolly And Scholes Extend Contracts With Connacht

Connacht have confirmed that James Connolly and Rory Scholes have extended their contracts with the province into the 2018/19 season.

Since graduating from the Connacht Academy, James Connolly has played 28 times for the province. The 24-year-old flanker made his debut in the Challenge Cup in the 2014/15 season and has made six appearances so far this season.

Rory Scholes joined Connacht from Edinburgh last summer. The winger/full-back, who turns 25 next month, has made three appearances for the senior side in the current campaign and also featured for Connacht Eagles in the British & Irish Cup.

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Commenting on the contract extensions, Connacht head coach Kieran Keane said: “We are delighted that James and Rory have extended their contracts into next season. We feel we are really building a strong squad and both players will give us even greater options in the 2018/19 campaign.”