Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

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Kade Snowden faces nine-match suspension over shoulder charge

Glenn Jackson Sent off one day, season all but over the next. Newcastle front-rower Kade Snowden is unlikely to play again this season over his shoulder charge on Cowboys hooker Ray Thompson.

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Watmough puts hand up, knee in for Manly's cause

Anthony Watmough

Glenn Jackson Manly's top-four position was all but sealed by a player who probably shouldn't have even been out there.

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Carney's Cronulla circling for Fergo raid

Todd Carney and Blake Ferguson

Glenn Jackson, Brad Walter Blake Ferguson did not attend Canberra's match against Manly on Sunday due to a family matter and received permission to do so from Raiders chief executive Don Furner.

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Depleted Sea Eagles see off late Raiders rally

David Williams

Glenn Jackson Andrew Dunemann’s first outing as a head coach was largely a disappointing one; Canberra were simply outclassed by a better side.

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Dark days eclipse new dawn

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson THE mood in both rooms was cautious but optimistic. In Balmain Leagues Club at Rozelle, the vote was far from clear cut; 295 to 99.

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Wests Tigers seek salary cap approval to give Brooks NRL debut against Dragons

Luke Brooks

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers are set to blood youngster Luke Brooks against St George Illawarra on Saturday after the club sought and gained an exemption from the NRL to do so.

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Kidwell homeward bound after cutting Storm ties

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 26: Brett Finch (R) ,wearing a head bandage, reacts next to assistant coach David Kidwell during a Melbourne Storm training session at Gosch's Paddock on March 26, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

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Glenn Jackson The NRL's coaching merry-go-round is continuing elsewhere with Melbourne's highly-regarded assistant David Kidwell confirming he will return to Sydney next year due to family reasons.

Half-time spray galvanised Roosters, says Pearce

James Maloney

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce said his team tried to "pretty our way around" Wests Tigers in the first half on Monday night.

League

Not bad by half: Roosters' late show buries Tigers

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Three years ago, these two teams played one of the most remarkable finals matches ever, on the same patch of turf.

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Taufua tackle under microscope as committee reflects on Toovey's tirade

Glenn Jackson Manly coach Geoff Toovey's war on officialdom could intensify as the NRL match review committee is set to scrutinise a tackle by Sea Eagles winger Jorge Taufua on South Sydney hooker Issac Luke.

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League

Pearce learns Origin lessons

Mitchell Pearce

Glenn Jackson His game-three disappointments and subsequent disillusionment with the world aside, Sydney Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce always felt he would return from the State of Origin series a better...

League

Potter wants Marshall to make grand exit by ruffling Roosters' feathers

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter says he still believes Auckland-bound five-eighth Benji Marshall can finish his NRL career on a high, and has backed that process to start against the competition's...

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Dogs' decline began with grand final loss

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 02:  Sea Eagles coach Des Hasler celebrates after the 2011 NRL Grand Final match between the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles and the Warriors at ANZ Stadium on October 2, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images) Getty pic

Glenn Jackson NOW, officially, the Bulldogs will ponder life without Ben Barba as they consider a release for their star fullback. Speculation has become reality. Barba wants out.

League

Family first: Barba asks Bulldogs for a release

Ben Barba

Adrian Proszenko and Glenn Jackson Ben Barba has asked for an official release from Canterbury in order to reunite with his family in Queensland.

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Doping fallout unlikely to hit until after grand final

Bad sport

Glenn Jackson The NRL will not seek an interim report from the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority on its supplements investigation, leaving any potential sanctions likely to be handed down after the grand...

Rabbitohs ready to ride tide of support

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson South Sydney hope their finals push will be propelled by 100,000 supporters over their remaining three home matches of the NRL season.

Hasler, Cartwright slam penalty count

Sam Kasiano

Glenn Jackson Bulldogs coach Des Hasler has expressed his frustrations over the NRL officiating after a staggering 23 penalties were blown in Monday night's loss to the Gold Coast.

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Sloppy Bulldogs stagger towards sudden death

titans v bulldogs

Glenn Jackson If the Bulldogs are to repeat their efforts of last year, and perhaps better them, they will have to do it the hard way.

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Stewart finds form at right time to help Eagles soar

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 11:  Anthony Watmough of Manly walks off injured during the round 22 NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the New Zealand Warriors at Bluetongue Stadium on August 11, 2013 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson The last time Glenn Stewart approached a match against South Sydney, he was returning to his side after a knee injury; unfit and unsure about what lay ahead.

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Hayne's vision pays dividends for Parramatta

Jarryd Hayne

Glenn Jackson Benji Marshall and Jarryd Hayne, the two Friday five-eighths, will wake on Saturday morning facing completely different challenges. Marshall, the Wests Tigers no.

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