Glasgow Warriors have confirmed that Jonny Gray has signed a new two-year contract with the club.
The 23-year-old has committed his future to Glasgow and will play his rugby at Scotstoun until at least May 2020.
The news is a big boost to the club, just three days before the first 1872 Cup match against Edinburgh Rugby at BT Murrayfield.
The 6ft 6in second-row has already played 79 times for Glasgow since making his debut against Edinburgh in 2012 and he has crossed the whitewash eight times.
Speaking exclusively to Warriors TV Jonny Gray said: “This club is very special to me. It’s where I’m from, my family and my friends are here and it’s a city and a club that I love and I care about a lot. I’m very happy to be here and I’m proud to represent this city.
“With the new coaches coming in it has been a very exciting time. Glasgow are a really ambitious club and have been for a few years and I’m delighted to be a part of it.
“When you run out at Scotstoun you represent more than yourself, you represent your club and your city. The supporters follow us all over and we all want to make them proud.
“There are huge benefits of staying in Scotland and I really appreciate the support from Scottish Rugby in helping me stay with the Warriors for another two years.”