Bowe signs new IRFU contract

Date published: November 13 2014

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Ireland and Ulster winger Tommy Bowe has signed a new three-year contract extension to remain with the Irish province.

Ireland and Ulster winger Tommy Bowe has signed a new three-year contract extension to remain with the Irish province.

Bowe, who scored a try in Ireland’s win over South Africa last Saturday, will remain in Ireland until at least 2018.

“I am delighted to have signed for Ulster and Ireland for another three years. Its exciting times with both teams and I hope to be part of them,” said Bowe on Twitter.

The 30-year-old spent four years with the Ospreys in between two stints with Ulster, making his debut back in 2004.

He made his Ireland debut against the USA in November 2004 and the 30 year old has gone on to win 55 caps for Ireland scoring 27 tries.

Bowe has twice toured with the British & Irish Lions in 2009 and 2013 playing in all three Tests in South Africa and in two Tests in Australia. He was a member of the 2009 Grand Slam winning team and was named Six Nations Player of the Championship in 2010.

IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora, said, “We are delighted that Tommy has committed his future to Ulster and Ireland for the next three years. Tommy has proven his value to Irish rugby over the years with stand-out performances for both Ulster and Ireland.”

Ulster CEO Shane Logan said: “It is a great boost to the province that Tommy has signed a new IRFU contract which keeps him at Ulster. We have seen what he brings to the squad both on and off the pitch and he is one of the players that makes Ulster such an exciting place to be.”

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