Flyhalf Bernard Foley has signed a deal to stay in Australia until the end of the 2019 season.
The 29-year-old reportedly turned down several lucrative offers from European clubs, opting instead to sign a one-year contract extension with Rugby Australia and the Waratahs.
‘I’m really happy to re-sign and now focus on pushing ahead on what’s a really big season next year,’ Foley said. ‘It was pretty much the only thing on my mind to play here next year.
‘The World Cup is obviously a major carrot and I’ve got a lot of belief in this group that if we continue to work hard and focus on improving every day, then we can push deep into the competition,’ he added.
Foley is the fourth highest points scorer (593) in Wallabies history, behind Matt Giteau (698 points), Matt Burke (878) and Michael Lynagh (911).
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