Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson is a Rugby League Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Sonny Bill on report after high shot on ex-teammate

Glenn Jackson Premiership winners together in 2004, the gloves came off for Sonny Bill Williams and Willie Mason on Sunday.

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Roosters down Knights, proving a point to Rabbitohs

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 28: Sonny-Bill Williams of the Roosters shapes to pass during the round 20 Holden Cup match between the Newcaslte Knights and the Sydney Roosters at Hunter Stadium on July 28, 2013 in Newcastle, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters might not be quite outplaying South Sydney at the moment but, having recorded their fifth win in succession, are taking the minor premiership battle - as well as perhaps the major one...

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Sutton hasn't looked back since turnaround at Souths

John Sutton.

Glenn Jackson Rabbitohs’ history books beckon for John Sutton, writes Glenn Jackson.

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League

Souths vow to unleash road warriors

John Sutton

Glenn Jackson South Sydney wanted a test of their premiership credentials and they will get it: more than 5000 kilometres of travel in the next three rounds - and that's just the start.

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Sharks double membership despite turmoil

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Glenn Jackson During a season in which their very survival has been questioned, Cronulla have managed to double their membership.

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Mates come out swinging for Inglis after racial abuse

Pyrmont, Sydney. Rugby League Players Association Awards at Doltone House. Pic shows..... Greg Inglis, from the Rabbits......Players and Officials at the function. Photo: Quentin Jones. 13 Sept, 2011.

Glenn Jackson South Sydney players have rallied around fullback Greg Inglis after he became the latest NRL star to be targeted by racist abuse on social media.

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NRL joins hunt for troll behind Inglis racial slur

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson The racial slur against Greg Inglis on social media has attracted the ire of the highest office in the sport, with NRL chief executive Dave Smith condemning the online comments while promising...

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League

Refs boss laments Whare try 'howler' call

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Glenn Jackson Referees boss Daniel Anderson has admitted there were ''no excuses'' for the video officials' decision to award a try to Penrith's Dean Whare on Sunday, describing the call as ''a howler''.

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League

Snake and ladder: Stewart adds up for Manly

Brett Stewart

Glenn Jackson Most would say it is difficult to put a figure on a player's value. But in the case of Manly's Brett Stewart, you can - the Sea Eagles have been an 18-point better side since his return.

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League

Toovey focuses on result, not Manly's slide

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 15:  Sea Eagles coach Geoff Toovey looks on during the post match press conference during the round 18 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Manly Sea Eagles at 1300SMILES Stadium on July 15, 2013 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson The addition to the wins column meant more to Manly coach Geoff Toovey than how the Sea Eagles went about securing their victory - allowing Gold Coast to scramble back into the contest having led...

League

From trying times to try time, Stewart shines

Brett Stewart

Glenn Jackson It is not every day you get to surpass an Immortal. But Manly fullback Brett Stewart, in passing Bob Fulton as Manly's second all-time highest try-scorer, has done so.

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League

Marshall's exit has $1m silver lining

Benji Marshall.

Adrian Proszenko and Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers will have a $1 million war chest to spend on marquee signings for the 2015 season following Benji Marshall's decision to part ways with the club.

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League

Tigers want to give Benji a long goodbye

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson With the emotion of Benji Marshall's last game at Leichhardt now out of the way, his Wests Tigers teammates remain confident they can get on with the job and extend his farewell tour into the finals.

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League

Magic Johnson lights up Leichhardt

Shaun Johnson

Glenn Jackson Remember that? That was the Benji Marshall of old. Only that it came in the form of Shaun Johnson, the Warriors halfback who broke the Tigers in the Marshall's final match at Leichhardt Oval.

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Farah's Origin prep rocked by Marshall's news

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 04:  Josh Morris and Robbie Farah of the Blues look dejected after losing game three of the 2012 State of Origin series between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues at Suncorp Stadium on July 4, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson ''Sitting in my room in shock, I just wanted to let you know that I love you like a brother. We've been through a lot together, good and bad, and no matter what happens, we're mates for life.

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League

Pearce still Blues material - and not to blame for defeat: Politis

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 17:  Trent Merrin and Mitchell Pearce of the Blues dejected after game three of the ARL State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at ANZ Stadium on July 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko, Glenn Jackson Roosters supremo Nick Politis has hit back at critics of Mitchell Pearce and urged NSW powerbrokers not to put a line through his name for future Origin matches.

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State of Origin

Awful truth: Blues rue another that got away

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Glenn Jackson Another missed opportunity, on a night of many. Queensland's streak withstood a streaker - but also enormous pressure from NSW, who once again put themselves in a position to end the Maroons'...

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'I don't regret my decision': Benji reveals why he's going

Benji Marshall.

Glenn Jackson An emotional Benji Marshall says he has no regrets about his decision to leave Wests Tigers at the end of this season, declaring: ''For myself, for my game, for my life, for my happiness, I had to do...

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League

Rugby circles Benji as Smith steps in

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson Benji Marshall's manager held talks with three Super Rugby outfits on Tuesday, and confirmed Japan was an option, as NRL chief executive Dave Smith attempted to intervene to prevent the five-eighth...

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State of Origin

Perfect partners: Barrett backs halves to rule roost

James Maloney and Mitchell Pierce

Glenn Jackson As so many debate whether they should be there, former NSW five-eighth Trent Barrett has given halves Mitchell Pearce and James Maloney a ringing endorsement, declaring them the long-term Blues...

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