Edinburgh extend Chris Dean contract

Centre currently recovering from injury

Wednesday, 4th December 2019, 5:34 pm
Chris Dean is a graduate of the club

Chris Dean has extended his contract with Edinburgh Rugby.

The 25-year-old centre and club academy graduate has made 86 appearances since making his debut in September 2015. He suffered a pectoral injury in pre-season playing against Ospreys and is expected to return to fitness in the new year.

Edinburgh have not disclosed the length of the deal.

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He said: “I am delighted to have re-signed with my hometown team and I’m looking forward to getting back out there soon.”

Head coach Richard Cockerill, added: “Chris has played exceptionally well in my first two years here and is developing into a very good player.

“I’m very happy that he’s committed his future to the club and it shows we’re building a core of local, Scottish lads to lead this team in the future.”