Aus latest – Another Wallaby committed

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Another Wallaby committed – Berrick Barnes becomes the fifth Wallaby to sign a two-year contract extension with the ARU this week.

With the fear of a player exodus in the southern hemisphere after the World Cup, the ARU has been negotiating contract extensions with several players. Flyhalf Barnes is the latest player to commit until 2013 while hooker Stephen Moore, utility back Adam Ashley-Cooper, wing Drew Mitchell and prop Ben Alexander signed their extended deals earlier this week.

More Wallabies are expected to agree extended contracts with the ARU and their respective franchises over the next couple of weeks, except utility back Matt Giteau, who has been linked with a move to France next season.