Connacht Rugby can confirm that James Connolly and Rory Scholes have extended their contracts with the province into the 2018/19 season. Scholes joined Connacht from Edinburgh in summer 2017. He has made three appearances for the senior side in this campaign and also featured for the Connacht Eagles in the B&I Cup.Commenting on the contract extensions, Connacht Head Coach Kieran Keane said: “We are delighted that James and Rory have extended their contracts into next season. We feel we are really building a strong squad and both players will give us even greater options in the 2018/19 campaign.”print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Since graduating from the Connacht Academy, Connolly has played 28 times for the province. He made his debut in the Challenge Cup in the 2014/15 season and has made six appearances so far this season.