Kearney extends Leinster stay

06th Feb 2013, 09:23

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No place like home: Rob Kearney

No place like home: Rob Kearney

Leinster and Ireland full-back Rob Kearney has signed a new two-year deal with the IRFU, keeping him in Ireland until the 2015.

Leinster and Ireland full-back Rob Kearney has signed a new two-year deal with the IRFU, keeping him in Ireland until the 2015.

Kearney recently returned to action for Leinster in the Heineken Cup and started for Ireland at full-back in the 30-22 win over Wales in Cardiff last weekend.

He has also been passed fit for Sunday's clash in Dublin against England.

Confirming the news on Twitter, Kearney expressed his delight at being able to stay with Leinster, where he has won three Heineken Cup titles in four years.

"There is no place like home. Delighted to have re signed with Leinster for two more years... Great club,players, coaches and supporters!" said Kearney.