NRL: Hayne snubs Eels to join Titans
By WWOS staff
42 minutes ago
Jarryd Hayne has snubbed the Parramatta Eels to join the Gold Coast Titans in his return to the NRL.
Channel Nine rugby league reporter Danny Weilder has revealed Hayne spurned his boyhood club to sign a two-year deal with the Titans after announcing a return to the sport that made him a star.
It follows a turbulent 18 months for Hayne that saw him link up with NFL franchise the San Francisco 49ers before sensationally quitting to follow his Olympic “dream” with the Fiji sevens side.
However, the 28-year-old failed to make the cut and quickly returned home where he was chased by several suitors – including the Eels and the Australian Rugby Union.
But after the ARU failed to come to terms with the former NSW Blues star, it seemed a green light for Hayne to make a storybook return to the famous blue and gold.
That was until the Titans stepped in.
Read more at http://wwos.nine.com.au/2016/08/03/06/50/jarryd-hayne-to-join-gold-coast-titans-snubs-parramatta-eels#gg4wKJRqx3PCCdIJ.99