Scarlets have secured new contracts with two key front-row players - experienced prop Phil John and hooker Emyr Phillips.
Phillips, 25, one of the rising stars in recent seasons in a Scarlets shirt, has 63 appearances to his name already and signs up for another three seasons at Parc y Scarlets.
Home-grown Scarlets talent Phillips has developed through the ranks at Llandovery and has been a firm favourite at the Scarlets since joining the region at 18 in 2008.He made his debut in a league match against Ulster in May 2009.
Loosehead prop Phil John who last week became the newest member of an elite group of players in Llanelli RFC and Scarlets history to be honoured as Playing Life Members with 250 appearances to his name.
John joins some of the region's greats including Ray Gravell (480 appearances), current Scarlets President Phil Bennett (403), current Scarlets team manager Garan Evans (343), Wales' record cap holder Stephen Jones (314) and former coaches Nigel Davies (397), Phil Davies (329) and Gareth Jenkins (254).
His experience, commitment to the Scarlets region and strong performances this season are rewarded with a new two-year deal at Parc y Scarlets.
"Phil has been outstanding for us this season and working with Danny (Wilson) has brought a real focus to his work in the scrum," said Scarlets boss Simon Easterby.
"He was celebrated for reaching 250 appearances against Clermont last weekend and with more than 13 years service for Llanelli and the Scarlets, is an example of the loyalty this club engenders in its players.
"As a region we are grateful for all he has committed during this time and for the level of performance he has brought to the Scarlets jersey this season in particular.
"Emyr is a key part of our future and has proved himself to be an excellent professional when handed opportunities in recent years. He is progressing quickly and will flourish given the competition that still exists in our squad at hooker.
"He has worked hard, been patient for opportunities at times and shown his commitment to the region when handed his chances. He has the determination and ability to really push on from here and we are pleased to have signed him for another three years at what is a key point in his career."