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Edinburgh captain excited for future

4th January 2019, 16:44 by Bobbie Jackson

Edinburgh captain Fraser McKenzie is hoping to enjoy a successful few years with the club after penning a new deal.

The 30-year-old, who has recently been sidelined by injury, will return to action in Saturday’s PRO14 clash with Isuzu Southern Kings off the back of committing his future to the club.

McKenzie agreed a new two-year deal on Friday and will remain as Edinburgh captain until at least 2021.

The second-rower became Edinburgh’s 31st centurion last season and is relishing the opportunity to take the club to the next level.

McKenzie told the club’s official website: “I’m delighted to be staying in Edinburgh for another two years and I can’t wait to get back on the field with my team-mates tomorrow evening.

“It’s an exciting period for this team and I'm looking forward to playing my part in bringing success to this club and to this city.”

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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