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Ulster have tied down three of their Ireland internationals to new contracts. 

Marty Moore and Billy Burns will stay with the province until at least the summer of 2024, while Jordi Murphy's new contract takes him to the end of next season.

Their signings continue a busy week for Ulster's HR department, with Matty Rea, Tom O'Toole and James Hume also signing fresh contract extensions.

“The news that Billy, Marty and Jordi see their futures as being with Ulster is a big boost for the squad," said Ulster head coach Dan McFarland, "as all three players will continue to bring a wealth of experience and leadership to the group.

“I look forward to them playing an integral role in our ambitions to win silverware as a squad.”

Burns joined Ulster from Gloucester on an initial two-year deal. He's gone on to form a solid half-back partnership with John Cooney in the intervening three years.

Such has been the level of Burns' performances, the 27-year old forced himself into the plans of Ireland head coach Andy Farrell last year. Burns made his debut in an Autumn Nations Cup win over Wales.

Murphy and Moore are both former Leinster players

Moore joined from Wasps in 2018, and has become a regular feature of the Ulster front row, alternating with O'Toole in the number-3 shirt.

While Murphy is still working his way back from a long-term injury, having joined the province three-years ago.

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