The Brumbies have announced they’re confident Adam “Two Dads” Ashley-Cooper is staying in Canberra to 2013.
Australian rugby is celebrating the signature of one of its highest profile players today, with Adam Ashley-Cooper agreeing to terms with the ARU and the CA Technologies Brumbies for another two years.
Ashley-Cooper is the second high-profile CA Technologies Brumbies player to announce he will remain in Australia post World Cup, after Stephen Moore put pen to paper late last week.
And like his Brumbies colleague Moore, Ashley-Cooper said the progress made by the Wallabies and CA Technologies Brumbies over recent seasons, and the promise of good times to come, proved too hard to ignore despite heavy interest from a number of European clubs.
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“I feel that I’ve got a lot more to offer in Australia,” Ashley-Cooper said.
AAC has still got an option in his contract to play for another team next year, but the window is closing and the club seems to think, in putting this announcement out, that he’s staying put.