TOKYO, JAPAN - MARCH 19: Tom English runs with the ball during the Super Rugby Rd 4 match between the Sunwolves and the Rebels of at Prince Chichibu Stadium on March 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Takashi Aoyama/Getty Images)

The future of the Melbourne Rebels has received a boost with players Tom English, Sam Jeffries and Ben Meehan extending their commitments to the club.

The trio have all played key roles in the Melbourne Rebels starting the 2016 Super Rugby season with a club record four wins and two losses before this weekend’s bye round.

English and Jefferies have re-signed with the club until the end of 2018, while Meehan has re-signed until the end of 2017.