Alun Wyn Jones has ended hypothesis over his future by signing a two-year contract extension at Ospreys.
Wales captain Jones, who’s the world’s most capped second row with 134 worldwide appearances has spent his entire profession at Ospreys however had been linked with a transfer away from the Liberty Stadium.
The 33-year-old introduced the choice in an Instagram submit on Tuesday.
“I have some news I would like to share with you,” Wyn Jones wrote.
“I’m joyful to announce that I have signed a contract extension to June 2021 with the Welsh Rugby Union and Ospreys so will likely be taking part in on the Liberty Stadium for the foreseeable future.
“After severe consideration and taking inventory of all choices, it’s the proper determination for my profession at this cut-off date, together with my private ambitions on and off the sphere, my welfare and desires of my household.
“I’m grateful to have the opportunity to tell you directly, in particular to the Ospreys supporters and all those who have supported me during my career to date. Thanks Alun Wyn.”
Ospreys head coach Allen Clarke added: “At present’s announcement is implausible information for us as a membership and all Ospreys and Wales supporters.
“Alun Wyn is a person I have the upmost respect for; he’s vastly admired not simply due to what he is achieved and what he represents as an area boy taking part in for his residence area and nation however importantly due to the ambition and stage of efficiency he constantly shows.
“He’s a tremendous individual and a winner with a deep hunger for the Ospreys to be successful on and off the field. Alun Wyn has spent his entire career with the Ospreys and I expect him to continue his legacy as a player and well beyond his playing days.”