Sam Underhill has dedicated his future to Bathtub by signing a brand new contract with the Gallagher Premiership outfit.
The 26-year-old England flanker’s earlier deal had been resulting from expire in summer time 2023 however he has agreed to remain on for an undisclosed interval described by the membership as “long run”.
Underhill, who marked his return from shoulder surgical procedure by enjoying in Saturday’s defeat at Exeter, is happy concerning the membership’s future below head of rugby Johann Van Graan.
“I’ve realized an unbelievable quantity over the previous 5 years at Bathtub,” Underhill stated.
“I’m completely wanting ahead to seeing the place I can take my recreation with the group of employees and gamers we’ve got right here.
“I wish to contribute to a profitable Bathtub aspect and I do know everyone seems to be pulling in the identical path to assist the membership obtain nice issues within the seasons to come back.”
Underhill moved to Bathtub from Ospreys in 2017 and two years later helped England attain the World Cup ultimate in Japan.
Van Graan added: “Sam has proved his high quality at worldwide and membership stage for numerous years.
“He’s a frontrunner, has unbelievable defensive qualities and nonetheless has an amazing want to develop his recreation.
“Sam enhances the opposite back-row gamers who will probably be with us subsequent season and we’re excited by the impression he’ll proceed to have on the group.”
Underhill joins Alfie Barbeary, Josh Bayliss, Chris Cloete, Jaco Coetzee, Ted Hill and Miles Reid in lately pledging their futures to Bathtub.