Gold Coast coach Neil Henry is confident Jarryd Hayne will invoke the second year of his $1.2-million deal and remain a Titan in 2018.
Phil Jaques has left the Queensland Bulls after two seasons to return to Sydney with his young family.

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A brawl has erupted during the Major League Baseball clash between Washington and San Francisco.
A Friday night clash against ladder leaders Adelaide at Simonds Stadium is the perfect stage for Tom Hawkins to celebrate his 200th AFL game.
Wallaby Nick Phipps has been cleared of a major ankle injury and could yet play for the NSW Waratahs this weekend.
Geelong midfielder Scott Selwood is set to run with Adelaide gun Rory Sloane in Friday night's AFL clash at Simonds Stadium.
PARIS (Reuters) - Third seed Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 French Open champion, will be hoping his good claycourt form will spill over into the French Open first round...
Queensland fullback Darius Boyd says he has mixed feelings after his mentor Billy Slater was snubbed for the State of Origin series opener in Brisbane.
Supercars will race for championship points at next year's Australian Formula One Grand Prix.
Wolfsburg, Champions League quarter-finalists last season, had a 1-0 lead from the first leg and not surprisingly took a cautious approach.
PARIS (Reuters) - Shorn of confidence and recovering from illness and injury, Andy Murray will hope he can avoid becoming part of an historic French Open double...
Will Hopoate says a two-month break from a serious facial injury is behind his current run of form, not the motivation of contract negotiations.
Woods, who underwent surgery last week to relieve lingering back pain, was booked at 7:18 a.m. (1118 GMT) and released several hours later on his own recognizance...
Deford died suddenly on Sunday at his home in Key West, Florida, after an illness, his wife Carol Deford said by phone.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian player of the year Omar Abdulrahman led Al Ain into the Asian Champions League quarter-finals as last year's beaten finalists handed...

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