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Next Game: The Season has finished
Titans just want Hayne to get through game
22 Apr 2017
Gold Coast coach Neil Henry says he wants to see a solid - rather than spectacular - display from Jarryd Hayne when the NRL star returns against Cronulla.

Solid, not spectacular - that's all Gold Coast Titans coach Neil Henry wants from Jarryd Hayne ahead of the NRL star's much-anticipated return.

Henry does not need to be told that all eyes will be on the code-hopper in his comeback from five weeks sidelined due to an ankle injury against defending champions Cronulla at Southern Cross Group Stadium.

The stage is set for a mouth-watering showdown with Hayne's likely opposite number - Cronulla fullback Valentine Holmes.

Henry knows fans will be demanding "something special" from the ex-NFL star after a long lay-off, but said he wanted Hayne to simply get through the game - not make a highlights reel.

"He's heavily scrutinised every time he's playing a game of footy and he's got high expectations," Henry said.

"He certainly can do something special on the field but if he gets through a game, we have a solid performance and we can get a win down there that'd be great for the club."

Titans fans haven't seen the best of Hayne, who has been limited to just eight games due to injury since returning to the NRL last year.

Henry said Hayne still had all the skills that earned him two Dally M Medals, he just needs more time.

"He had a couple of good games for us last year but he hasn't been able to settle into any rhythm," he said.

"Even his pre-season was interrupted through injury, then he came back and in the second game hurt his ankle.

"He does have the skill set to worry sides with his attack.

"He's got all the tools there. He's just got to get back in and get some continuity in his footy."

Gold Coast are quietly confident Hayne will sign a $1 million contract extension within the two-week deadline.

"We're hopeful that Jarryd stays. It's a crucial spot, fullback, and that contract's sitting there," Henry said.

"If he's playing good footy, they attract people to watch them those sorts of players and that's good for our fans, good for our marketing team and good for our sponsorship.

"It is budgeted for. It's up to him whether he takes it up."

Hayne is expected to replace Tyrone Roberts at fullback against Cronulla but Henry is also toying with using him off the bench or slotting him into the centres.


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Last Game: The Sharks won against the Manly Eagles 40 - 16 at Toyota Park, Australia (5100 days ago)  game results here
 Cronulla Sharks Season 0 Stats (All games)
 Total Games Played 26 
 Away Games 13 
    Away Wins 15 
 Home Games 13 
    Home Wins
 Total Tries: 53 
 Total Goals: 40 
 Total Field Goals:
 Total Points For: 594 
 Total Points Against: 513 
 Leagues the Cronulla Sharks are in
1995 Winfield Cup, 1996 Optus Cup, 1997 Superleague Telstra Cup, 1998 NRL Season, 1999 NRL Country Carnival, 1999 NRL Season, 1999 NRL Finals, 2000 NRL Season, 2000 NRL Finals, 2001 NRL Pre-Season, 2001 NRL Season, 2001 NRL Finals, 2002 Pre-season games, 2002 NRL Season, 2002 NRL Finals, 2003 NRL Season,

 Players in 2002
Andrew Pierce, Brett Kimmorely, Chris Beattie, Chris McKenna, Colin Best, Danny Nutley, David Peachey, David Tangata-toa, Dean Bosnich, Dean Treister, Jason Stevens, Karl Lovell, Matthew Johns, Matthew Rieck, Nick Graham, Paul Franze, Paul Gallen, Paul Mellor, Phil Bailey, Preston Campbell, Sam Isemonger,

 Players in 2001
Adam Dykes, Brent Grose, Damien Mostyn, Jason Ferris, Luke Branighan, Luke Grose, Luke Stuart, Martin Lang, Matt Daylight, Matt Rogers, Nathan Long, Paul McNicholas, Ronald Prince, Russell Richardson, Scott Murray, Sean Ryan, Shannon Donato,

 Players in 2000
Andrew Ettinghausen, Blaine Stanley, Brett Howland, Mitch Healey, Paul Donaghy, Tim Maddison,

 Players in 1999
Matt Ryan,
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Round 10
May 17th - 18th
Pos  Team Name  P
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 2   Brisbane   14 
 3   Warriors   14 
 4   Sydney City   12 
 5   Melbourne   12 
 6   Newcastle   12 
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 10   Eagles   8 
 11   Cowboys   8 
 12   Sharks   6 
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 14   Parramatta   4 
 15   South Sydney   2 
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