Connacht Rugby are disillusioned to announce that Quinn Roux will go away the membership when his contract expires on the finish of this season.
The second row joined Connacht from Leinster in the summertime of 2014 and earned 106 caps over 7 years. His performances additionally noticed him earn 16 Eire caps whereas representing the province.
Head Coach Andy Good friend says they’re disillusioned to lose Roux, however that the membership respects his resolution:
“It’s no secret we’d have appreciated to see Quinn keep on the membership past this season. We entered into discussions however sadly as issues progressed, we had been unable to achieve a last settlement with him that labored on each side. Because of this, Quinn has determined at this stage of his profession to discover different alternatives and we totally respect his resolution in that regard.
Everybody at Connacht needs him and his younger household all the perfect for the longer term, and to thank him for his a few years of dedication to Connacht. He’ll at all times be welcome again to The Sportsground.
Now we have already begun the method of recruiting a brand new second row and we are going to clearly make an announcement about that sooner or later.”
Quinn Roux has launched the next assertion:
“This has been a extremely powerful few months as I decided on my future. There have been numerous components at play, however most significantly I needed to decide that was greatest for me and my spouse Rentus and my daughter Rhemy. Rhemy continues to be very younger and we really feel the timing is true to go and expertise one thing new as a household.
I’ve been fortunate to work with wonderful coaches at Connacht and Eire, and my because of them for all their steerage down the years, in addition to the Connacht S&C, medical staff and wider workers for his or her assist.
A particular thanks to all of the teammates I’ve performed with at provincial and worldwide degree. I’ve made some life-long mates and it’s been nothing however a pleasure sharing a pitch and locker room with them. Having the chance to symbolize my adopted nation is one thing I’ll at all times be thankful for.
I’m additionally very grateful for the assist from folks near me over the previous few months. The gamers and other people I work with carefully totally perceive and respect my resolution which has made a tough resolution considerably simpler.
We’re actually excited in regards to the alternatives forward, nevertheless it’ll even be powerful leaving a spot we’ve known as residence for the final 7 years. The folks of Connacht have been so welcoming and supportive, and I’d prefer to sincerely thank them for every part they’ve finished for me.
I’ll miss Galway, however we have now a house right here that we plan to return to and lift our kids. I very a lot look ahead to when that day comes.”