How social media reacted to Alun Wyn Jones’ contract extension

Joe Leavey
10 July 2019

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It is now just over 24 hours since Alun Wyn Jones announced his two-year contract extension with the Welsh Rugby Union and Ospreys, just enough time for fans, journalists and players alike to digest the momentous news.

The man who has become Mr Ospreys over the course of a 14-year career with the side, who was born and raised in Swansea, who has made more appearances in black and white – 238 – than any other – is all set to further enshrine his legacy in south Wales.

Unsurprisingly, the reaction has been widespread and overwhelming, the lock’s Twitter timeline awash with delighted supporters expressing their joy.

Here’s how it all unfolded on social media

How the media reacted

What the fans are saying…

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