Connacht confirm contract extension for prop Denis Buckley

Connacht confirm contract extension for prop Denis Buckley

Connacht Rugby have confirmed that prop Denis Buckley has signed a two-year contract extension that will see him remain at his home province until the end of the 2020-21 season.


The Roscommon native has made over 150 appearances for Connacht since making his debut as an Academy player in 2011.


Buckley has previously been part of Irish underage squads at U18 and U20 level. In 2018, he played on the Barbarians side that defeated England in Twickenham.


Announcing the contract extension, Connacht Head Coach Andy Friend said: “We are delighted that Denis has extended his contract for a further two seasons. He is a highly experienced prop who will be an important part of our plans in the years ahead. He is another one of our home grown players who grew up in the province and it is great to see him extend his time at the Sportsground.”

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