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# Contracting

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# Recruitment
'Munster could do with someone looking at long-term succession planning'
The province’s recruitment and contracting strategy was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
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# Negotiations
Irish players facing 'stress and strain' as difficult contract talks continue
Munster lock Billy Holland highlights how difficult a time this is for rugby players.
# Contracts
'If players choose not to play rugby in Ireland, it's unlikely we would select them'
The IRFU and the provinces are not currently entering contract negotiations with players.
# 21st Century workplace
Work-it: To contract, or not to contract
Working on your own terms might be the dream, but it has its downsides.
# Contracting
Schmidt pleased with Heaslip's new deal and hopes to see Ryan sign on
The 33-year-olds remain important players for Ireland.
# house in order
Welsh rugby moves closer to Irish system with 12 dual contract offers
Dan Lydiate is among the Welsh players currently considering one of the new national deals.