Saying the information on to supporters, the world’s most capped participant (157 worldwide caps, 148 for Wales), who led Wales to the 2021 Guinness Six Nations title, has prolonged his deal for one more 12 months, with choices to additional lengthen.
Jones is the Ospreys’ main look holder, that includes 245 instances for the Area so far.
He prolonged his deal earlier this 12 months earlier than the Six Nations however wished to concentrate on his rugby with Wales and Ospreys however has now introduced his extension.
Talking on to supporters on his Instagram account, Alun Wyn Jones stated:
“Earlier this 12 months I prolonged my contract with the Welsh Rugby Union and the Ospreys. I’m actually happy to have completed so and to proceed by profession with my Area.
“In these very completely different instances off the sector and with rugby the concentrate on the sector I didn’t really feel the time was proper to announce once I put pen to paper, however I’m very happy to increase my present contract for one more 12 months.
“I’m grateful that I get to proceed to do what I like to do and to proceed enjoying for the Os.
“I want to thank everybody who has supported me throughout my profession so far and significantly via these tough instances.
“Thanks, Alun Wyn.”
Commenting on the announcement, Wales Head Coach, Wayne Pivac stated;
“I’m delighted that Alun’s contract extension has been introduced in what is large information for the sport in Wales.
“Alun will go down as one of many biggest gamers of all time however he’s nonetheless on the high of the sport, performing and successful and he deserves the contract extension, he is a crucial a part of our future.
“It isn’t simply what he does on the sector, it’s what he does each minute of each coaching session. He leads each on and off the sector in all the things that he does.
“He has large delight within the jersey and enjoying for his nation and that’s evident in his preparation, his effort and dedication.
Toby Sales space, Ospreys Head Coach, stated:
“Alun Wyn Jones’ dedication to delivering excessive performances, week-in and week out, was evident to everyone in the course of the latest Six Nations marketing campaign when he was undoubtedly one of many gamers of the match.
“His skill to ship excessive performances all through his profession is what marks him out as such a world class participant and it’s nice that he believes the Ospreys can ship on his and the areas ambitions. His dedication to his residence area and his teammates are apparent for all to see every day.
“This affirmation of his future plans, regardless of being agreed for a very long time, reveals the respect he has for all and never wanting hypothesis to hinder preparation for Wales and the Ospreys. This offers everybody an perception into the person behind the participant.”
“His journey with the Ospreys now continues. His presence on the sector is mirrored with affect on the tradition of our staff off the sector. This may undoubtedly be on the forefront of our enchancment going ahead.”