Jamie Ritchie: Scotland again row indicators ‘longest-ever’ Edinburgh contract
Scotland flanker Jamie Ritchie has prolonged his stick with Edinburgh by signing what the membership say is the “longest contract” of their historical past.
As is the Pro14 outfit’s coverage, they don’t give particulars on the size of the deal for the 24-year-old, who joined them seven years in the past.
It comes every week after Scotland team-mate Hamish Watson additionally dedicated himself to the membership long run.
Head coach Richard Cockerill described it as “incredible information“.
“Jamie and Hamish are two of finest back-row forwards within the sport proper now,” he instructed the membership’s web site.
“Jamie is a superb younger participant with an previous head on his shoulders. He has a extremely brilliant future forward of him and has, in my view, the capability to captain his nation sooner or later.”
Ritchie, who would undoubtedly have attracted curiosity from different golf equipment, has 23 caps, having made his Scotland debut towards Canada in 2018.
The “satisfied” ahead stated: “It means loads to me and my household to know we’ll be right here for the foreseeable future. We have now a robust group right here and I feel we will proceed to enhance.
“I am happy with what I’ve achieved thus far in my time on the membership and I really feel there may be a lot extra to return.”