Thomas Waldrom and Harry Williams agree new contracts at Exeter Chiefs
Exeter Chiefs pair Thomas Waldrom and Harry Williams have signed new deals
Back-row forward Waldrom has been the Premiership’s highest try-scorer in both seasons at Sandy Park
Former Jersey prop Williams broke into Rob Baxter’s side last season and started their Premiership final defeat.
Forwards Thomas Waldrom and Harry Williams are the latest names to commit their futures to Aviva Premiership club Exeter.
They join England Saxons players Don Armand, Alec Hepburn, Mitch Lees, Jack Nowell and Henry Slade. who all agreed on new contracts last week.
Commenting on the deals, Baxter said: “What we have done is moved quickly to extend the deals for both lads. They were both under contract for this season, but we’ve extended them by a year and got things done nice and early.
“It’s a reward for both of them for doing so well, but it also keeps that solidity within the squad that we like to have.
“Tom shown in the last couple of years that he’s playing right at top of the game, but we are still confident that physically and mentally he is still up to contributing a lot to the team and to the club.
“It’s the same for Harry, he came in for his first year last season and he did extremely well. There are not many guys who have come out of the Championship and found themselves playing in European quarter-finals, Premiership semi-finals, a Premiership final and done as well as he has.
“As I said, this is reward for both of them and we expect them to offer a lot to us again over this season and next.”