NOTTINGHAM hooker Shaun Malton, fly-half Rory Lynn
and winger Ryan Hough have signed contract extensions with the
Meadow Lane club.
TRIPLE TREAT: (L-R) Rory Lynn, Ryan Hough and
Shaun Malton have all penned new deals with Nottingham. PICS: Steve
Former young Springbok and South African School Boys
representative Malton, 22, joined the Green and Whites from London
Irish in November, making 19 appearances, including seven starts,
in all competitions.
Lynn, 20, a graduate of the Leicester Tigers Academy, made 13
appearances, including six starts in all competitions since signing
his first professional contract in the summer.
Hough, 21, made eight starts for the club last term and broke
his try scoring duck for the Championship outfit with a dazzling
hat-trick against Plymouth at Meadow Lane in March.
Nottingham head coach Martin Haag said: "I look forward to
seeing these youngsters step up again and push for places in the
"They have all developed a great deal this season and their
continued improvement will make the squad stronger.
"Each of them has put in strong performances at different times.
Shaun impressed with a number of league starts at the turn of the
year, Rory held himself in good stead against a variety of
opposition and Ryan underlined his season in style with that
Nottingham can also confirm that Jack Cobden, Phil Eggleshaw,
Matt Shields, Joe Quinn and Scott Wright have all been released by
"I'd like to thank all of them for their efforts this year to
push the club forward and we wish them well," Haag said.