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Hayne's 'instinct' can make him NFL star

3 days ago

Jarryd Hayne’s incredible footballing instincts are what can lift him above other NFL hopefuls to be a success in America. That is the opinion of NFL convert Mark Harris, who earned a contract with the Philadelphia Eagles after defecting from rugby league in the 1970s. The two-time premiership winner (1974-75) with Eastern Suburbs gained an […]

Jarryd Hayne scratches NFL itch

5 days ago

For the next 12 months, Jarryd Hayne will dedicate himself to chasing the dream that has been itching away for two years – to become a NFL star. The Parramatta fullback says he is passing by the chance to be the NRL’s highest-paid player to embark on an uncertain future as a NFL hopeful. He […]

Not quite changing of Roos guard: Sheens

6 days ago

Despite the unprecedented influx of rookies into the Australian squad for the Four Nations tournament, Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens isn’t quite ready to usher in generation next. But the veteran mentor knows it is coming. At the announcement of the 24-man squad for the four-week tournament, NRL Commission chairman John Grant said it couldn’t be […]

Sheens: We must look to the new generation

14 Oct 2014

Australia’s next superstar could rise out of the Kangaroos’ injury-hit Four Nations squad, says coach Tim Sheens as he prepares to usher in a new era of internationals. With nine Test incumbents unavailable and a slew of other stars injured, as many as six rookies could make their Australian debuts in the Kangaroos’ opening match […]

Mansour set for national call-up, beard not so sure

14 Oct 2014

Three seasons after being told he had no future in the NRL with South Sydney, blockbusting Penrith winger Josh Mansour is set to be rewarded for his persistence with a Kangaroos call-up. After a stellar season with the Panthers, Mansour further enhanced his claims for a spot in coach Tim Sheens’ 24-man squad for the […]

Injured Aussies has Kiwis eyeing for Four Nations glory

11 Oct 2014

New Zealand have a great chance to put another dent in injury-hit Australia’s long dominance over international rugby league in the Four Nations tournament beginning later this month. The Kiwis shocked the Kangaroos and ended decades of Australia’s stranglehold over the international game when they won the 2008 World Cup. They have since largely failed […]

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