Tag: Payne Haas

Seven-figure rookies: Payne Haas has the improbable task of living up to the cash thrown at him but who can we blame?

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis In the year 2000, Canberra Raiders announced the signing of young prop Ryan O’Hara from rivals Canterbury. Only problem was, the talented bookend was still playing Jersey Flegg. The Raiders paid a small fortune to get him down the Hume Highway. O’Hara hadn’t played NRL or reserve grade for that matter. […]

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