Jarryd Hayne has led us down the garden path

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    This article explodes the Jarryd Hayne myth. Hayne's decsion to join the NFL's San Francisco 49ers has been promoted as one of the nation's top sporting stories. When Hayne played for the 49ers it was described as one of Australia's great sporting achievements. This article suggests that Hayne's achievement demeans those of other Australians who have played in the NFL, NBA and MLB. The article analyses the 49ers' decsion to cut Haynes and the possibility of an eventual return to the NRL.

    Period16 May 2016

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