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Carnegie secure winger Doherty on two year deal

Leeds Carnegie have announced that winger David Doherty, 27, has agreed a new two year contract with the club that will keep him at Headingley Carnegie until at least the end of the 2015-16 season.

Doherty, who originally made his debut for Leeds back in 2004 when he became the youngest ever player to appear in the Premiership, is now in his second spell at the club having played at London Wasps, Sale Sharks, Jersey and Cornish Pirates before returning home to Leeds last season.

His try in last Sunday's win over Nottingham took him to third in the all time list of try scorers for the club with 34 tries in 70 appearances in all competitions, one ahead of Simon Middleton and three behind Dan Scarbrough.

Speaking about his new contract, Doherty said, "I am delighted to have signed the new deal, I am really settled back home in Leeds and I can only see us going forward in the future. I love the environment we have hereand I think there is something special in the future for this group."