Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

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Eric Grothe jnr planning NRL comeback

Glenn Jackson Never one to take the predictable route, Eric Grothe jnr is planning a comeback after three seasons out of the NRL. And he is aiming high.

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NRL open to transfer window

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 14: Sam Perrett of the Bulldogs dives over for his third try during the round 18 NRL match between Canterbury Bulldogs and the Melbourne Storm at ANZ Stadium on July 14, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson NRL stars have pushed for the implementation of a transfer window as part of a sweeping review of the salary cap - and officials have revealed they will consider introducing one as early as next...

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NRL investigating alleged presence of Dylan Walker at scene of wild brawl

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Emma Partridge, Michael Carayannis and Glenn Jackson Rising NRL star Dylan Walker was allegedly present during a violent brawl which left three men in hospital in Sydney's south on Sunday.

NRL boss Dave Smith wants to double club memberships by 2017

David Smith

Glenn Jackson NRL boss Dave Smith has outlined his plan to double club membership numbers by 2017 as part of what he has called a ''massive cultural shift'' across the code.

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NRL: Crusher, cannonball tackles brought down in new push

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Glenn Jackson Last year it was the shoulder charge at the centre of NRL scrutiny; now the administration is set to tighten laws around the crusher and cannonball tackles before next year's season.

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Blake Ferguson credits boxing for turnaround as he fights for NRL return

Blake Ferguson

Glenn Jackson Whether he actually steps into the ring on Wednesday week remains a subject of debate, but footballer-turned-boxer-turned-footballer-hopeful Blake Ferguson remains convinced that his fighting career...

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NRL may centralise video reviews in non-panic room

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Glenn Jackson NRL officials have been given a look at what could be the future of the rugby league officiating – and they like what they saw.

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NRL beefs up second tier with $10.8m injection

Jim Doyle

Glenn Jackson A $10.8 million funding injection by the NRL into the game's second tier will result in the return of two curtain-raisers before NRL matches and confirmation of a ''Super Bowl'' play-off on...

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NRL: The 2013 season in review

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Before this year, most would not have known what a peptide was.

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NRL salary cap auditor Ian Schubert steps down

Ian Schubert, NRL Salary Cap Auditor in  The Entertainment Quarter car park , Moore Park.    23 April 2010. 
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Glenn Jackson With the long-awaited review into the NRL salary cap nearing its completion, long-time auditor Ian Schubert has resigned.

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As Ian Schubert steps down, NRL shifts salary cap responsibility to integrity unit

Glenn Jackson The end of an era ushers in the dawn of a new one. After long-time salary-cap auditor Ian Schubert steps down, the NRL's integrity unit will oversee the policing of the cap next year and into the...

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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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South Sydney Rabbitohs beat Wests Tigers to hop to top of NRL ladder

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 30:  George Burgess of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the round 25 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Allianz Stadium on August 30, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson South Sydney are back at the top of the premiership ladder. And regardless of the result of Sydney Roosters' clash with Gold Coast on Sunday, they will have the chance to end the season there.

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League

Cap cruels yet another youngster's NRL debut

Kane Evans

Michael Carayannis, Glenn Jackson The NRL's second-tier salary cap has robbed another young player of a likely debut after the Roosters were told they were unable to use Kane Evans on Friday night.

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Coming to a head: NRL's salary cap, quite clearly, does not fit

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Glenn Jackson Over the space of a 24-hour period, two players who did not play in the NRL highlighted the inadequacies of the league's salary cap system.

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Caging the Rooster: NRL will spare no effort to retain SBW

Sonny-Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Sonny Bill Williams' retention has attracted the commitment of the highest office in the game - NRL chief executive Dave Smith has declared the administration will do ''whatever we can'' to keep the...

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Harry Triguboff backs Wests Tigers to become NRL powerhouse

Glenn Jackson The billionnaire property developer has reaffirmed his commitment as major sponsor.

League

SBW content NRL is in safe hands with or without him

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Sonny Bill Williams will decide whether he will attempt to win a second premiership with the Roosters in coming weeks.

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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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NRL winning battle with the booze, says drug group

Michael Weyman

Glenn Jackson As the NRL lurched from one alcohol-fuelled incident to another in 2009, the administration drafted in the Australian Drug Foundation for much-needed assistance.

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