SCOTTISH international flanker Blair Cowan and teenage sensation Joe Cokanasiga have extended their contracts with London Irish.

Cowan has made almost 100 appearances since joining the club in 2013, and the 31-year-old said: “I’m stoked to have extended my contract. London Irish is a club that has had faith in me from day one and has always allowed me to play my natural game, culminating in international recognition.

“The management team and all of the boys were key to my decision-making process when committing my future to London Irish. They’re a great bunch of lads.”

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Blair Cowan has been outstanding for London Irish.

Meanwhile, 19-year-old Cokanasiga, who was named in England’s squad for the summer tour to Argentina, has penned a four-year-deal.

He revealed: “I’m thrilled to have pledged my future to London Irish, a club that is really ambitious to succeed at the highest level.”