CJ Stander has signed a three-year contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union to remain at Munster until 2021.
Despite a reported offer of €840,000 (R12.6-million) from Montpellier to lure the South African-born loose-forward to France, it was confirmed on Thursday that Stander would be remaining in Ireland.
‘Following a lot of speculation and unfounded articles in the media, I am delighted to announce that I have signed a new three-year contract with the IRFU through to 2021,’ Stander commented.
‘My intention was always to stay with Munster and Ireland throughout this process, having settled well in Limerick with my wife and within the Munster family.’
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