Hookers Jonny Murphy and Dylan Tierney-Martin have both signed contracts with Connacht for the 2022 season.
Galway-native Tierney-Martin was a key player for the Ireland under-20s in their 2019 Grand Slam success, scoring four tries during the tournament.
While former Ulster forward Murphy has made 14 appearances to date for the western province, having joined from Rotherham.
“We’re really pleased to be in a position to retain both Jonny and Dylan for next season," head-coach Andy Friend said of the signings. "They are both excellent players and will provide further depth at hooker alongside Dave Heffernan and Shane Delahunt.
Jonny has been a very dependable player for us the past few years and is a popular player in the dressing room, and in Dylan we have another local prospect who’s come through the ranks here.
"This is a proud day not just for Dylan but all the coaches and volunteers at Corinthians and The Bish who helped him along the way”.
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