Munster and the IRFU confirmed on Wednesday morning that Conor Murray has signed a new deal which will see him continue to play rugby in Ireland until at least June 2022.
It was added that the scrum-half put pen to paper on the contract extension in early September.
"It was a pretty easy decision really," said Murray.
It didn't take me long to decide.
I love playing here and look forward to making more life long memories in the next few years.
The 29-year-old, whose previous deal was due to run out after next year's World Cup, also said that the success he's had in an Ireland jersey over recent years was a major factor in signing the new deal.
Murray is yet to play for Munster this season due to a neck injury, one about which there has been very little information forthcoming.
"It's pretty good," said Murray regarding the injury.
"There's been a lot said about it.
"I'm back on the pitch. I'm training with the lads. Hopefully, sooner rather than later, I'll be able to put on the jersey again."
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