Rugby

Tuesday 22 July 2014

Swift thrilled to be sworn in for 15th term at Connacht

Published 24/01/2013|05:00

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Connacht's longest-serving player Michael Swift shows no sign of slowing down after signing up for an incredible 15th season with the westerners.

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"I'm delighted to have signed for another year with Connacht Rugby," said the London-born lock, whose regular partner Mike McCarthy was snapped up by Leinster earlier this season. "It's an exciting time to be involved with the province and in a squad that is shaping up nicely for next season.

"I've been here a long time now, but every season, every game, it's still so exciting to me and I feel I have a lot more to give."

Swift has chalked up a record 157 league appearances and has also played 70 games in the Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup during his 14 seasons with Connacht.

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