Bath re-sign six first-team players, including Matt Banahan and Lee Mears

Last Updated: 21/12/12 8:26pm

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Matt Banahan: Staying at Bath

Matt Banahan: Staying at Bath

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Matt Banahan and Lee Mears are among six first-team players to sign contract extensions with Bath.

Carl Fearns, Ryan Caldwell, Nathan Catt and Ben Williams have also signed new deals to extend their stays at the Rec.

Bath head coach Gary Gold was delighted the senior players have committed to the club, which is currently seventh in the Aviva Premiership, and says it is a statement of their ambition.

"These signings represent a huge declaration of intent from our playing squad."
Gary Gold

"These signings represent a huge declaration of intent from our playing squad," he said.

"We put a real emphasis on taking care of our current players and their contracts, so we are very happy to have completed these deals in such good time.

"That these guys were all keen to stay and be a part of what we are trying to achieve here at Bath says an enormous amount for the club.

"They are all outstanding individuals as well as outstanding players, so it's fantastic news that they will all be wearing the Bath jersey for seasons to come."


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