Hearn re-signs with Irish

Date published: February 10 2016

Canada international Ciaran Hearn has agreed a contract extension with London Irish for the 2016/17 season. 

Hearn, who joined the club following his impressive form for Canada during the Rugby World Cup, has been a regular starter since arriving at Hazelwood.

He has made six appearances for the club in the Premiership scoring two tries against Gloucester and Worcester respectively.

The 29-year-old has made 49 appearances for Canada, featuring in both the 2011 and 2015 Rugby World Cups, as well as representing his country in the Sevens World Series.

Commenting on his decision to extend his contract with London Irish, Hearn said: “I have only been at the Club a couple of months and everyone has been extremely accommodating in making my transition a very smooth one.

“I have enjoyed my time at London Irish and I’m delighted to be staying on for next season.”

London Irish Head of Rugby Operations, Glenn Delaney added: “Ciaran has shown his quality since his arrival and continues to impress in the matches he plays.

“His try in last weekend’s match against Worcester shows a glimpse of what he can offer us going forward.”