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Bath statement: The contract extension of England prop Will Stuart

By Liam Heagney
Bath's Will Stuart (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England tighthead Will Stuart has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at Bath until the end of the 2025/26 season.

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Midway through his fifth season at The Rec following his 2019 signing from Wasps, the prop is currently part of Steve Borthwick’s Test squad in Girona preparing of the February 3 start to the Guinness Six Nations away to Italy in Rome.

A statement read: “Will Stuart has signed a new contract with Bath Rugby, keeping him at the club until the summer of 2026. The England international joined the Bath from Wasps in 2019 and has made 71 appearances.

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“The 27-year-old prop’s current contract was due to expire at the end of the season but he has now put pen to paper on a two-year extension. Stuart has won 33 caps for England and helped the national team finish third at last year’s 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.”

Stuart said: “I am really happy to be committing my future to the club for the next two years. Bath has become my home and being surrounded by such a brilliant group of players, coaches, and support staff is what makes being here so special.

“We are at a stage where I believe the best is yet to come and that’s something I want to be a part of.”

Head of rugby Johann van Graan added: “We are blessed to have brilliant tightheads at Bath. I am so glad Will will be staying at Bath.

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“He is an international prop and he has formed such a good combination inside and outside of him. We are developing world-class props here at Bath and Will is a big part of our future.”

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