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Dismal season could be a blessing in disguise

Disappointed with outside influences: Michael Cheika.

Most of our boys will have had a four-week mid-season "pre-season" to get ready for the All Blacks and an opening game of the Bledisloe Cup in Sydney that really is all-or-nothing for the Wallabies.

Hayne remains open to rugby move, says manager

Where to next?: Former Eel Jarryd Hayne.

Jarryd Hayne remains open to a move to rugby union and, if the former NRL star and NFL player does shift to the 15-a-side game, he could line up against the Wallabies within months of doing so.

Waratahs pull out of Hayne running

Scepticism: ARU figures were unsure if Jarryd Hayne was serious about the 15-man code.

The tortuous football journey of code-hopping super star Jarryd Hayne has taken yet another turn with the NSW Waratahs sensationally confirming they would not offer him a contract in 2017.