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# Contract

Last year
2022
# URC
Benetton confirm mutual termination of Italy wing Monty Ioane's contract
The 27-year-old said he’s dealing with mental health issues and needs to be with his family in Australia.
# Boost
Ireland boss Andy Farrell signs 2-year contract extension
The new deal will keep him in the role until at least August 2025.
# uncertainty
Mo Salah's future remains in doubt amid reports he wants £500,000-a-week
Speaking to FourFourTwo magazine, the Egyptian suggested it was not certain he would remain with Jurgen Klopp’s side.
# Dicey
Salah says Liverpool contract talks are a 'sensitive situation'
The star striker has 16 months left on his current deal with the Anfield side.
# Contract
'It would be naive to go trying to become a superhero somewhere else'
Dan Sheehan says it was an easy decision to stay with Leinster beyond the end of this season.
# Wave Goodbye
Paulo Dybala set to leave Juventus after they roll back on €8-million-a-season offer
The club’s CEO Maurizio Arrivabene brought to an end months of speculation.
# Done Deal
Stephen Kenny finally agrees new Ireland contract
The deal is set to see the Dubliner in charge up until the end of Euro 2024.
# Boost
Josh van der Flier signs new contract with Leinster
It was announced earlier today that both Ed Byrne and Ciarán Frawley were also extending their stays.
# Influence
Zebo has no complaints over Ireland omission as he adds energy to Munster
The 31-year-old hasn’t played a huge amount of rugby this season but has signed a new contract.
# Key Man
'His contract is very well-deserved and it’s good for Munster too'
Tadhg Beirne will play on with Munster and Ireland until 2025 at least.
# Out of favour
Xavi responds after Barcelona star Dembele's angry social media riposte
The winger’s contract expires in the summer when he will be able to leave the club for free.
# extensions
Carbery, Farrell, and Kleyn sign new two-year deals with Munster
Alex Kendellen, Jack O’Sullivan, and Liam Coombes have also extended their contracts.
# CONFIRMED
Forwards coach Rowntree signs new two-year deal to stay with Munster
The ex-England international will be with the province until June 2024 at least.
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# New Deal
Healy's contract talks with Munster 'heading in the right direction'
The 22-year-old is due to be out of contract at the end of the current season.
# uncompromising
'A two-month contract?' Kenny dismisses talk of minor Nations League extension
The Irish boss is optimistic he will be in charge for the forthcoming Euros campaign.
# The Boss
Should he stay or should he go? Van Graan's Munster future up in the air
Bath are understood to have made an approach for the South African.
# like a fine wine
Experienced World Cup-winning prop to stay with All Blacks until 2024
Joe Moody, a 57-Test forward, signed a contract extension on Friday.
# jvg
Munster boss Van Graan remains tight-lipped on possible contract extension
The South African’s current deal expires next summer.
# talking point
The Stephen Kenny debate was never really about Stephen Kenny
The Ireland manager is beginning to silence even the most ardent sceptics with a series of improved displays from the team.
# getting better
'If you don't think we're going in a positive way, you're writing the wrong stuff'
Shane Duffy has firmly backed Stephen Kenny amid talk surrounding the Ireland manager’s future.
# Contract
'He's one of the best in the world' - Munster hope to keep De Allende
The Springboks centre is out of contract next summer.
# Analysis
Stephen Kenny is building something exciting and deserves a new contract
The manager oversaw an impressive win against Qatar at the Aviva Stadium last night.
# like a fine wine
After 350 appearances and 12 trophies, 36-year-old Fernandinho commits to 9th Premier League season
The veteran midfielder has signed a one-year contract extension with Man City.
# Contract
Doctors displeased with some 'alarming' terms in draft Sláintecare consultant contract
Doctors have criticised some of the terms in the draft contract firmed up at the end of May.
A Sláintecare public hospital consultant contract was firmed up on 31 May.
Doctors have criticised some of the terms in the draft contract.
The Irish Hospital Consultants Association is seeking "urgent" negotiations, writes Orla Dwyer.
# Contract
Mason: Talks over Bale's future at Spurs will wait despite hat-trick heroics
The Welsh star scored three of Tottenham’s four goals against Sheffield United on Sunday.
# ROG
O'Gara signs new three-year deal to stay with La Rochelle until 2024
The former Munster and Ireland out-half will lead the Top 14 club form next season onwards.
# Contract
'He's such an important player' - Leinster hope Furlong deal will be done soon
The IRFU have been negotiating with the Ireland tighthead prop.
# Premature end
'Nothing surprises me anymore in this industry' - Ireland midfielder Judge explains situation at Ipswich
The 32-year-old will not appear for the League One club again as it would trigger a new deal.
# Staying Put
'It's so hard to leave' - Lancaster says best ahead of Leinster after signing new deal
The Englishman is staying on for another two years at least.
# Done Deal
Mussolini's great-grandson signs first pro contract with Lazio
The teenager has already played in the club’s youth side.
# Breaking
Ireland and Munster's CJ Stander will retire from rugby at the end of this season
The 30-year-old will hang up his boots this summer.
# New Deal
IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton
The 35-year-old is the current Ireland captain.
# Rise
'If you compare her performance against Germany with a few months earlier, it's incomparable'
Vera Pauw has been impressed by Grace Moloney’s improvement in recent months.
# Challenge
'The problem is, we do not yet bring in money' - Vera Pauw on Irish footballers' equal pay fight
The Ireland boss also spoke of plans to introduce ‘mixed-gender’ training.
# like a fine wine
Real Madrid's current standout player is 35 and out of contract in the summer
Luka Modric faces an uncertain future.
# teenage talent
Greenwood vows to repay Man United after penning new four-year deal
The 19-year-old has been at the Premier League club since the age of seven.
# Jim Goodwin
Ex-Ireland international targeting success after signing new deal at St Mirren
Goodwin was skipper when the Saints won their last major trophy in 2013.
# Heading Home
Scrum-half Nick McCarthy set to re-join Leinster from Munster
The 25-year-old moved to the southern province in 2019 but is now set for a return.
# oxford vaccine
Amid a deepening row, the [heavily redacted] EU-AstraZeneca contract has been published
The contract contains over a dozen uses of the phrase “best reasonable efforts”, and has redacted any mention of costs.
There are numerous references to AstraZeneca making its 'Best Reasonable Efforts' to deliver the vaccine amounts promised.
There is no reference to the UK factories being used only for the British market; but this could be in the UK contract with AstraZeneca.
The head of Ireland's vaccine taskforce said it's possible that the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine could be administered by GPs if the AstraZeneca delivery is delayed.
Ireland to receive 300,000 fewer vaccine doses to April due to supply issues
Explainer: What's happening in the row between the EU and AstraZeneca?
# Extension
Ulster confirm new deals for Baloucoune, Marshall, Sexton and O'Connor
The 23-year-old is currently sidelined with a hamstring issue but previously trained with Ireland.