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Denis Leamy expects 'white smoke' soon on Peter O'Mahony's future

Munster defence coach Denis Leamy says he expects a decision to be made around Peter O'Mahony's future "very soon", as the Ireland captain contemplates whether or not to sign a new deal.

O'Mahony is weighing up a contract extension from Munster, and admitted after Ireland's Six Nations title win in March that he would have to make a decision around whether or not to keep playing beyond this summer.

The 34-year-old's IRFU central contract expires this summer, and he has been offered a deal by the province, which the IRFU are expected to top up.

His provincial and Ireland team-mate Conor Murray is also leaving the central contract system this summer, but the scrum-half has signed on for another year with Munster by agreeing an extension to 2025.

And Munster assistant Leamy says he believes there is an update coming on O'Mahony imminently.

"That's still ongoing, but I'm led to believe there will be white smoke very soon," Leamy said.

While Munster wait on O'Mahony's decision, Leamy was delighted to secure Murray's signature for another season.

The Munster defence coach played with the scrum-half between 2010 and 2012 before his own retirement, and says it's no surprise to see Murray continuing on beyond his 35th birthday this month.

"What was obvious from the very start was the talent he had, and his ability, his calmness, his decision-making, his work-ethic and through that application of his game, he's improved and improved over the years.

"Like every player that plays well into their 30's, he's needed a little bit of luck with injury as well. Conor [above] has had his injuries as well but he's responded well to them and come back.

"He's had a tremendous career for Munster, Ireland, the Lions, one of the best players, certainly,

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