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Stuart Olding: Former Eire and Ulster centre pens contract extension at Brive

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Stuart Olding: Former Eire and Ulster centre pens contract extension at Brive

Stuart Olding made 58 appearances for Ulster earlier than his transfer to Brive

Former Eire and Ulster centre Stuart Olding has signed a brand new cope with Brive which is able to hold him on the French membership till at the least 2020.

The 25-year-old joined Brive in Might after his Ulster and Eire contract was revoked following a rape trial.

Olding and former Ulster team-mate Paddy Jackson have been cleared of rape within the trial earlier this yr.

“Stuart has received everybody over, each together with his rugby and on a human degree,” mentioned Brive president Simon Gillham.

“He is a bit like Jonny Wilkinson due to his technicality and braveness on the bottom and by his kindness and humility in on a regular basis life. He is an efficient instance to observe.”

Olding, who made his Ulster debut in 2011 and received 4 Eire caps, has change into a key participant for the second-tier membership.

“After three or 4 days spent in Brive, I already felt like dwelling,” he mentioned.

“There’s a good group of buddies, with superb gamers. I’m fairly impressed by the rugby right here.

“I used to be additionally impressed by the followers, who know how one can be heard. I acquired a extremely improbable welcome and for all these causes, I need to keep in Brive for subsequent yr.”

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