Ireland duo commit to Leinster with new deals
It has been a busy week of contract announcements for the Irish province, with Jack Conan, Scott Penny and Hugo Keenan among the other players to have committed to Leo Cullen’s side for the 2021-22 campaign.
Hooker Cronin, 34, arrived in Dublin from Connacht in 2011 and has won 72 Ireland caps, while scrum-half McGrath, 28, has made 19 international appearances, although neither has run out in green since the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Former Australia international Fardy, meanwhile, has announced he will hang up his boots following the PRO14 Rainbow Cup.
“I’ve loved every minute of this adventure, not only the last few years with Leinster but all of it,” he told the club’s website.
“Of course there is still a lot of rugby to be played this season. We are still on a high after the weekend (win against Exeter) and we’ve a massive few weeks ahead and that is our focus right now.”
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