Hamilton boss Martin Canning praised the professionalism of Darian MacKinnon after the midfielder signed a new deal with the Lanarkshire club.
The 31-year-old, who joined Accies from Clydebank in 2012, has extended his contract to May 2019.
Ahead of Friday’s Ladbrokes Premiership clash with Rangers at the SuperSeal stadium, Canning said: “In the last six weeks he has probably been on the best run of form for the club.
“He is one of those players who doesn’t really play poorly but I think he has been excelling in the last few weeks and it is something that we have been looking to do, tie him down for a bit longer.
“His attitude is great. I think he is 31 now but he is as fit as they come. He is a natural athlete.
“He gets about, he looks after himself off the pitch as well.
“It is great for the club that we have managed to tie him down again.”