News

Hayne plane ready for Origin decider lift off

Jarryd Hayne signs a ball for Bryce Sully as the Blues fly out of Coffs Harbour.
Jarryd Hayne signs a ball for Bryce Sully as the Blues fly out of Coffs Harbour. Rob Wright

THE 'Hayne Plane' was the big attraction at the Coffs Harbour Airport as the Blues jetted out for Sydney determined to clinch an historic State of Origin series win.

On light training duties for most of the week with a corked thigh, Hayne hit the training ground in full flight during the Blues weekend ball work sessions.

He and the team are set to undergo the all-important captain's run ahead of Wednesday night's massive Origin match-up at ANZ Stadium.

Jarryd Hayne launches the Hayne Plane.
Jarryd Hayne launches the Hayne Plane.

"It's going to be tough, it's an Origin game, so they're definitely going to be throwing everything at us," Hayne said.

"Whoever they pick, we're going to be ready.

"We know they're going to be a different team come game two.

"They're still a great team with great players.

"This game comes down to us now, that's all we have to worry about."

Whatever the outcome on Wednesday night, the squad will make their way back to the Coffs Coast to prepare for Origin Game III at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium, on July 9.

Topics:  coffs harbour, editors picks, jarryd hayne, nsw blues



Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Cowper Chat: Candidates on jobs

The Cowper Federal Election candidates.

Cowper Chat: Candidates on jobs

NSW withholds $350m in child education funding

LEASD CHILD CARE: Grace David, Carter Jambor, Maxwell Stewart, Ruby Home, Scott Lye and Lachlan Titmarsh (front), Orlando Honor, Tiarna Whiting, Zeyd Hutchings, Maddison Prossliner, Shannyn West and Dakotah Whittnal (back) at the under eights morning activities at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Bundaberg. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

NSW withholds $350m in child education funding

Upstairs Downstairs comes to Coffs Harbour

FINISHING TOUCHES: Volunteer Lisa O'Mara and Dr Leigh Summers setting up the exhibition.

Upstairs Downstairs comes to Coffs Harbour

Latest deals and offers

Perfect time to invest in Northern Rivers property

The Northern Rivers rental market is tighter than Sydney making it the perfect time for investors to get better returns out of property than superannuation or banks deposits.

Low interest rates and tight rental market are prime time to invest