Gasnier a Dragon until 2011

Test centre Mark Gasnier has announced he will stay with NRL side St George Illawarra Dragons for the next five years.

Gasnier was recently courted by the Australian Rugby Union but has rejected a code switch to remain with the Dragons until the end of 2011.

Its understood the deal will see Gasnier take over as five-eighth when current Dragons pivot Trent Barrett moves to England in 2007.