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What the Firing of Jim Tomsula Means for Jarryd Hayne

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RWU HQ – Just when things started to seem secure for San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne, his world got turned upside down. Sunday night, shortly after San Francisco’s 19-16 victory over the St. Louis Rams, head coach Jim Tomsula was relieved of his duties by the organization. The move now puts Hayne and […]

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Jarryd Hayne Ready For Season-Finale

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RWU HQ – San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne took the NFL by storm this summer when he dazzled in the preseason. The former rugger’s preseason performance earned him a spot on San Francisco’s 53-man roster as a punt returner and reserve running back. However, after struggling in the return game early on Hayne was […]

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Pros and Cons: Nate Ebner Going Back to Rugby

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RWU HQ – Happy Holidays!!! After starting my two-column Pros and Cons series last week when I weighed the options of Nate Ebner sticking with the NFL, we’re now going to look at the idea of the dual-sport athlete returning to rugby. Ebner’s contract with the New England Patriots is up at the end of the season […]

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Is Tom Burgess The Next Jarryd Hayne?

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RWU HQ – It looks like a fellow duel-sport athlete could be joining Jarryd Hayne in the National Football League sooner rather than later. South Sydney Rabbitohs prop Tom Burgess had two tryouts this week. He tried out as a tight end for both the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. “I have shown interest in NFL […]

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Jarryd Hayne Dismisses NRL Rumors

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RWU HQ – Amidst the rumors that San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne would be welcomed back if and when he wanted to return to the National Rugby League, the dual-sport athlete denied his interest to switch back to rugby Friday afternoon. “If I was going to go back (to Australia), I wouldn’t have […]

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Jarryd Hayne Would Be Welcomed Back By Eels

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RWU HQ – While former NRL star Jarryd Hayne’s NFL career might have hit a small speed bump last week, getting cut by the San Francisco 49ers 53-man active roster and resigned onto the practice squad, it seems that the National Rugby League is still an option for the dual-sport athlete. According to the Sydney […]

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