Ospreys: Wing Keelan Giles and prop Tom Botha sign new deals with Welsh region

Ospreys pair Keelan Giles and Tom Botha have signed new deals to stay at the region.

South Africa prop Botha, 33, made his debut in August 2018 and has made 113 appearances.

Wing Giles, 26, has scored 32 tries in 85 appearances for Ospreys since making his debut in September 2016.

"The Ospreys have been a massive part of my career, I grew up supporting them, and I'm excited to continue my development here," said Giles.

"We've got a great bunch of players and coaches, I've been enjoying my rugby so signing this deal was a no-brainer."

Botha added: "I am grateful for the opportunity to continue my journey with the Ospreys. It's a great club with a fantastic culture and ambitious players.

"The support from fans has been amazing, and I'm eager to repay that faith with strong performances on the field."

Head coach Toby Booth says keeping the pair is a boost for the Ospreys.

"Keelan is an exciting talent that can often light up a game and we know there's even more to come from him," said Booth.

"He is an important part of our team. We've seen him grow here and it's clear he represents the values and ambition of the Ospreys.

"Tom has been an integral part of our set-up here at the Ospreys. His set piece has been exemplary which is a defining factor of our identity.

"In the tight, you need someone of Tom's calibre, and his destructive scrummaging ability has been vital for us. We are delighted that he sees his future with us and we look forward to what's to come."

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