Blade Thomson: Scarlets back-rower extends keep at Welsh area
Versatile back-rower Blade Thomson has signed a brand new contract with the Scarlets.
The 30-year-old, capped 10 instances by Scotland, joined Scarlets from Tremendous Rugby facet Hurricanes in 2018.
Thomson has made 31 appearances for the area, and joins Wyn Jones, Aaron Shingler and Ryan Elias in extending his keep at Scarlets.
“It’s improbable that Blade has signed a brand new take care of the Scarlets,” stated head coach Glenn Delaney.
“Blade is an actual athlete, a participant who can produce game-changing moments, as he confirmed in our derby win over the Ospreys over Christmas.
“He has confirmed himself at worldwide degree, is a participant who has quite a lot of expertise in Tremendous Rugby and has grown into an essential and influential member of our squad.”
Thomson, who was a part of Scotland’s 2019 Rugby World Cup squad, stated he’s “delighted” to have signed a brand new deal.
“Ever since myself and my household have arrived right here, we’ve been made to really feel welcome by everybody on the Scarlets, team-mates, employees and supporters,” stated Thomson.
“It has been a troublesome season for various causes, however there’s a large quantity of high quality within the squad – skilled internationals and proficient younger gamers who’ve stepped up and made their mark.
“I’m excited by what this group can produce within the coming years.”