Stephen Ward has agreed a new three-and-a-half year deal at Wolverhampton Wanderers, committing himself to the club until 2015.
Republic of Ireland international Ward joined Wolves in 2007 from Bohemians and has made over 150 appearances for the club.
"We're all delighted that Wardy has extended his contract," Wolves manager Mick McCarthy said. "He has earned a new deal by the manner of his performances.
"Since arriving from Bohemians, he has just got better and better and is a top professional who never stops working."
Ward said: "I'm happy to have signed the new contract and am looking forward to helping Wolves move up the Premier League table."