London Irish centre Curtis Rona has adopted countryman Nick Phipps in signing a brand new deal on the Premiership membership.
Rona, who made historical past by changing into the primary try-scorer at our new house on the Brentford Neighborhood Stadium earlier this season, has penned a long-term contract extension with the Membership.
The Australian centre has made a big effect in his two years with the membership, scoring 9 tries in his 45 appearances so far as they give the impression of being set to qualify for the Champions Cup subsequent season.
“I’m actually stoked to be right here for one more few years” Rona mentioned.
“I’ve actually loved my first couple of years right here and I really feel it is a great spot to actually kick on in my profession.
“I really feel we’re rising as a workforce on a regular basis. We’ve acquired a very nice mix of star gamers, in addition to rising, up-and-coming gamers, which – mixed with the good workers we’ve right here, led by Declan Kidney – we imagine can take us to the subsequent stage.”
Exiles director of rugby, Declan Kidney added: “Curtis has loved a extremely spectacular couple of years with us since becoming a member of the Membership and – as is the case with lots of the boys on this group – we really feel there’s nonetheless large scope for improvement in his recreation.
“His performances are going from energy to energy, and we’re enthusiastic about seeing his profession proceed to raise in the appropriate path over the length of his new contract.”
Rona arrived on the west Londoners from the Waratahs after their promotion from the Championship in 2019.
Previous to having his finest season in New South Wales that yr, Rona had performed code for North Queensland and the Canterbury Bulldogs.