Biarritz Olympique have tied down the playing futures of five internationals including Damien Traille, Dimitri Yachvili and Iain Balshaw.
In a move that will go a long way to stabilising the core of the team, BO have also extended the contracts of American wing Takudzwa Ngwenya and French international loose forward Wenceslas Lauret.
30-year-old Yachvili has signed a four-year deal while 31-year-old Traille, who was on Racing-MÃ©tro's shopping list, will stay for another three years meaning the Biarritz stalwarts are set to finish their respective careers at the Basque club.
The same goes for former England full-back Balshaw (31) who has also signed for three more years.
25-year-old Ngwenya, one of the fastest men in world rugby has also inked a three-year deal while young prospect Lauret, who won his first Test cap during France's June tour, has signed for two more years.