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Edinburgh re-sign centre James Johnstone

Posted On: 5 Dec 2019   |   Posted By: Planet Rugby

Edinburgh have continued to strengthen their squad with a new contract for James Johnstone, who becomes the third player to re-sign this week.
Centre Johnstone, 29, has amassed 43 appearances for the capital side and is named in Edinburgh's starting line-up against Wasps on Friday.
On re-signing with the club, Johnstone, said: “I have been extremely grateful for the chance to represent my home-town team for the past two seasons and I am delighted to today extend my contract with the club.
“We have a great squad of players here and I look forward to being part of it in the future as we strive to bring success to this city.”
Head coach Richard Cockerill, added: “Since joining from the Sevens programme, Jimmy has had a huge impact on the squad in the way he's applied himself to improve his game.
“He's another local man who's committed himself to the future of the club and we all look forward to seeing him continue his development.”
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