‘Hayne considering plenty of offers’ – manager

Date published: May 27 2016

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Fiji Sevens international Jarryd Hayne and his manager are set to start discussions about his post-Olympic career next week.

After retiring from the NFL after one season, Hayne made an underwhelming debut for Fiji at the London Sevens last week. 

The former NRL star is now in a race against time to develop his skills for the shortened version of the game ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.

Fiji, who won World Rugby's Sevens Series after losing in the semi-finals in London, will hold a camp which starts on June 14 where their coach Ben Ryan will trim his 24-man squad to 12 for their Olympic challenge.

Hayne has been in the spotlight since his stunning retirement from the NFL and there's plenty of speculation that he is set to return to the NRL after the Olympics.

Hayne's manager, Wayne Beavis, wouldn't reveal how many codes and NRL clubs wanted to sign his sought-after athlete, but he admitted that there has been several offers for the 28-year-old's services.

"We've had plenty," Beavis told AAP on Friday.

Although a return to Rugby League looks like the most likely option for the code hopper, Beavis didn't rule out a move Rugby Union clubs in Japan and France.

He reiterated, however, that a decision is unlikely to be made until the end of the Olympics.

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