SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 22: Jarryd Hayne of the Eels warms up prior to the round seven NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Manly Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium on April 22, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Eels star Jarryd Hayne could receive a lifeline from the Wests Tigers for the 2019 NRL season.

Hayne continues to sweat on his playing career at Parramatta after not receiving a new contract for 2019 and beyond, with his options becoming limited every passing day.

At 30 years of age, Hayne has come to terms with possibly departing the Eels after what has been a frustrating battle to earn a contract extension.

Parramatta return to pre-season training on Thursday, but given Hayne is yet to agree to a new deal with the club, he will not be partaking in the session.

Tigers chief executive officer Justin Pascoe has left the door slightly open for Hayne stating the club as the salary cap space to fit the star.

Speaking to Sky Sports Radio, Pascoe revealed the club could make a play for Hayne given their cap room.

“We’ve got cap space there,” Pascoe said.

“We have two positions still to fill, we have 28 on our roster as we speak.

“We haven’t had any discussions about Jarryd at this point but he’s a quality player.”

Although the Eels still claim to want to keep Hayne on their books, it looks unlikely as the club is believed to not have the room for him under their cap.

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Hayne would be a worthy inclusion to any side, after overcoming a slow start to the season, he finished off strong as one of Parra’s best players, busting 32 tackles and scoring six tries in the last six games of the year.


  1. What an insult to this world class EX 2 time Dally M winner. Shame on you Ferguson for taking his cash. SHAME❗❕❗❕❗❕❗❗❗❗❗❕❕❕❕❕❕❗

    • However I do recall recently when HaynePlane kicked a winning field goal at Campbelltown Stadium and all the players rejoiced around him while he was singing out “this is my house” especially growing up at near by Minto. Looks like he is going to represent his real neighborhood🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂. Going to have to work a lot harder Fergo now that the Hayneplane is due for take off shortly.

    • I would probably feel the same way if “the Hayne plane” was redirected to Redfern to make a forced landing.

      There are probably only 3 coaches in the game that I think “might” just be able to get Hayne’s career to take off again. Bellamy, Bennett (I’m on board tommy) and Madge.

      So IF the Tigers sign Hayne it might not be as bad as all that but it needs to be for a little less than the Eels $500K contract. I think $400K with performance bonuses built in would be fair.

      • Hmmmmmm?
        $400k now, not $500K?
        Oh sorry, you weren’t around (on ZT) a year or so ago, but FYI there were a lot of people crying foul when Parra signed Hayne on $500k.
        You know, things like it’s a conspiracy, NRL favortism etc etc etc etc etc.
        So it’s interesting to see $400k now.

      • Simple depreciation my dear Watson (mighty).

        If those voices that once railed against a $500K “Hayne Plane” contract are now silent it might be more because they now realise the asset was overvalued in the first place. A hyperinflated ego will do that to any player or voldemort.
        Bahahahahahaha 😂😂😂😂

        • Sounds fair, but I thought his form was somewhat average since his return to the NRL, which was 18 months or so prior to his Parra contract.
          Now if that was the case, well shouldn’t the “depreciation” have at least started to be factored in? I’ll ask Detective Sherlock, shall I?
          Mr Sherlock said. Firstly, my dear Watson, it’s not “depreciation”, as it relates to an intangible asset, hence making it, “amortisation”, but that’s elementary my dear Mr Watson, because in both cases if the asset has decreased in value it has to be recorded at the current “fair value” immediately.
          P.S. and for the record, Detective Sherlock and Mr Watson would be just taking the mickey.

        • Oh Ned, all those years of knocking on doors selling insurance has confused you to the point imaginary words (and imaginary “friends”) are popping into your head. Say hello to your mates “Sherlock Holmes” and “Mickey Mouse” for me “Watson”. 😉

          I’ll come and visit you the same time next week old friend. Until then please don’t play with any sharp objects! 👍🏻

        • Just a FYI – Amortisation is a routine decrease in value of an intangible asset, or the process of paying off a debt over time through regular payments.

        • mighty – don’t confuse the lay people my friend…its gets all too complicated for them to understand 🙂

        • Ah, the “3 wise men” are back together, to take on the “Wrascly Wabbit”.
          Eels, yes, but it’s not an accountant or book keeper.
          Billy, sorry, I forgot there are so man(L)y supporters sharing this site, and that they wouldn’t understand.

        • hahah mighty – its not just the man(L)y supporters you need to worry about, I feel its just about any of them to the north and east of Ryde 🙂

        • the “3 wise men”, Ned, Fred and Ted from Punxsetawny, Pensylvania selling insurance tag team style with a 3 way “Malachi Crunch!”

          You guys used to be known as Brick Tamaland, Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne if I recall? Or was it Moe, Curley and Larry? 😂😂😂😂

        • Feeling left out mate? You can be Jed if you like?

          Otherwise bring back the angry one and you two can team up like you used to. Chin up old mate, I’m sure he’ll be back soon.

        • Bahahahahahaha, Jed. Oh, Ned, Fred, Ted and Jed on a journey to find sanity and make sense out of what RL has become. A twisted commercial joke.

          Who was the other “stooge”? Shep? Perhaps I can be Groucho and you boys can draw lots for the remaining Marx brothers.

          Sorry, eels47 but I can’t join your club. As Groucho once said; “I would never join any club that would have ME as a member!”

  2. That’s where I see him fitting in. With Naiqama and MWZ leaving the puzzle pieces seem to fit to me.

  3. Tigers spine 2019
    1. Mbye
    7. Brooks
    9. Farrah
    Tigers spine 2020
    1. Mybe
    6. Hayne
    7. Brooks
    9. Reynolds

  4. Ok there are some possible movements going on with the Tigers before the start of the season. Josh Reynolds back to the Dogs when they lose Foran to the Bald Eagles. Then followed by Shaun Johnson from the Warriors to the Tigers. So if the Hayne plane does touch down in Campbelltown the Tigers would line up as:
    1. Mbye
    2. Nofoaluma
    3. Marsters
    4. Hayne
    5. Thompson
    6. Reynolds / maybe Shaun Johnson 😉
    7. Brooks

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