Australian star re-signs with Exeter
December 19, 2013
Dean Mumm has been in superb form for Exeter this season © Getty Images
Exeter Chiefs have received a massive boost with the news skipper Dean Mumm has extended his contract by a further two years.
Mumm arrived at Exeter ahead of the 2012-13 season and took on the captaincy for the current season. With his contract up at the end of the season, the Chiefs have managed to tie the former Wallabies lock down for a further two years.
"I'm delighted to be staying with the Chiefs," Mumm said. "The deal, to be honest, was pretty easy to sort. All Rob [Baxter] needed to know was that I wanted to be here and likewise all I wanted to know was that he wanted me here. That was pretty much agreed straight away and then the rest was sorted very quickly.
"I've thoroughly enjoyed the 18 months or so I have had here already and I can see no reason to leave the place," he added. "We often talk about us being an ambitious club, but I still believe there are plenty of opportunities for this club to keep going forward in terms of what it can produce on the field and the set up that is happening off the field as well.
"For me there were plenty of reasons for me to stay around. Not only do I like the whole ambition shown by the club, but I also thoroughly enjoy the players and the wider staff."
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