Scotland lock Ben Toolis has authorized a two-year contract expansion with Edinburgh.

The Australian-born ahead remains in his 5th season with the club and also made his 6th international look in Saturday’s 22-17 loss by New Zealand.

The 25-year-old’s brand-new bargain continues a spree of finalizings and also re-signings for Edinburgh over the previous 7 days. His global team-mate, Stuart McInally, additionally authorized a new bargain while the club introduced Scotland captain John Barclay would join following summer. And also South African fly-half Jaco van der Walt signed last week.

Toolis, that has actually been an ever-present for Edinburgh this period, stated: “I strongly think we have the appropriate squad and monitoring in place to create something unique as well as I intend to belong of that.”

Head coach Richard Cockerill included: “Ben has actually been the engine in our forward pack all season, whilst his ability at the line-out is essential for both club and also nation.

“We’re pleased that he’s decided to commit his future to Edinburgh. We’re developing a solid society below as well as Ben is an essential element of that setting progressing.”