Jarryd Hayne has called for a Pacific Test to be taken to the United States, arguing it would attract a bigger crowd in his once-adopted home than the clash between England and New Zealand will.
Hayne is desperate for Fiji to take a more prominent spot on the international calendar, as he prepares for Saturday’s annual Pacific Tests at a packed Campbelltown Sports Stadium with Papua New Guinea, Tonga and Samoa.
The matches come on the same weekend as New Zealand and England’s controversial Denver Test, with the event’s promoters trying to push the sport in America ahead of their 2025 rugby league World Cup.
They say Round 1 is the hardest to predict, but that’s not the case after a tough Round 2 for half of The Roar’s NRL expert tipping panel. Defending champion AJ and myself were only able to muster four tips apiece last weekend. It means AJ stays at the bottom of the pack with some […]