Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Peter Sharp to coach Cronulla for now as club board vows to fight sanctions

Glenn Jackson Peter Sharp will be Cronulla’s coach at least until officials have some finality around Shane Flanagan’s future after a landmark board meeting on Thursday night, which also saw the club reiterate its...

League

Horo can smell victory after facing the stink of the scrap heap

Justin Horo

Glenn Jackson This time last year, Justin Horo was preparing to play in France. Now, he is preparing to play in a grand final.

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League

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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Premiership ambition has minor Morris muscling in

Josh Morris

Glenn Jackson Josh and Brett Morris are not quite identical twins. One has a premiership tattoo on his left biceps, while the other does not. Every time Josh sees it, he feels slightly inferior.

League

Revised structure key to Tigers' prosperity, says Trodden

David Trodden

Glenn Jackson OUTGOING Wests Tigers chairman David Trodden believes the sooner the joint-venture club is no longer referred to as just that - a joint-venture club - the more the club can prosper.

Tragedy that has torn Tigers to bits

Mosese Fotuaika

Glenn Jackson MIDWAY through a board meeting at Concord Oval on Thursday night, the Wests Tigers chief executive Stephen Humphreys received a text message, excused himself, then returned to the room with the...

Potter: sidelining Farah didn't cause loss

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Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter has dismissed the notion that Manly stole the game away from his side on Thursday night as a result of his decision to interchange his captain, Robbie Farah, late in...

League

Bennett stands up for fixture, despite spate of withdrawals

Jamal Idris

Adrian Proszenko, Glenn Jackson Wayne Bennett has defended the players against suggestions they don't take the City-Country fixture seriously, claiming the spate of withdrawals is due to the rigours of an increasingly onerous NRL...

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Legends rave as low-budget Panthers down NRL's elite

Isaac John of the Panthers

Glenn Jackson It was the upset of the season and, according to some, Penrith's best win in a decade. And it was all done with a squad worth less than half this year's salary cap.

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Just Peachey: nephew follows in famous fullback's footsteps

Tyrone Peachey

Glenn Jackson Tyrone Peachey said he would have liked to ask his uncle, former Sharks fullback David Peachey, what to expect in his NRL debut, which came against Canberra on Sunday.

League

Moylan 'filthy' after salary limit leaves him unable to bite Tigers

Matt Moylan

Glenn Jackson Penrith fullback Matt Moylan was ''pretty filthy and disappointed'' to be denied the opportunity to play in the NRL this week due to salary cap restrictions he said he could not understand.

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Moylan cleared to play against Canberra

Cleared to play: Matt Moylan.

Glenn Jackson Penrith fullback Matt Moylan is free to play against Canberra on Saturday after gaining an exemption from the NRL salary cap auditor on Thursday.

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Panthers push for reform despite Moylan's salary cap fix

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Glenn Jackson Penrith officials will continue to attack second-tier salary cap restrictions even after fullback Matt Moylan was given a late reprieve to return to the NRL on Saturday.

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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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League

Panthers relieved as Moylan gains all-clear

Matt Moylan

Glenn Jackson Penrith and their fullback Matt Moylan have been given a salary-cap reprieve, with Panthers officials confirming their young star has been granted an exemption to play in the NRL squad in the short...

Origin ticket demand gives scalpers that winning edge

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Glenn Jackson, Manuel Mitternacht Online scalpers may become the biggest winners of the State of Origin decider on Wednesday.

State of Origin

No Gal, not a worry for Blues, says Bird

Greg Bird

Glenn Jackson AS NSW approach their first match without Paul Gallen since 2010, his fellow enforcer Greg Bird says the Blues have enough motivation to consider in the Origin decider without trying to win for their...

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League

Young star Brooks may have to wait for next year

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 29:  Braith Anasta of the Tigers and his team look dejected after a Sea Eagles try during the round 20 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Manly Sea Eagles at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on July 29, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson He is rated highly by Andrew Johns and has been re-signed by Wests Tigers on a long-term deal, but Luke Brooks might not be able to get an NRL game this season.

League

League unveils pathways shake-up

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Glenn Jackson A revamp of the second-tier competitions, with a national championship at the end of the season, under the NRL umbrella, are the expected outcomes from a landmark review into rugby league's pathways.

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Peats has mantra down pat, but dreams of a tatt

Nathan Peats

Glenn Jackson ON THE left side of Nathan Peats's abdomen, a blank canvas awaits a masterpiece. Whether it comes this year or not, Peats has reserved the spot for a premiership tattoo, to join the work on his right...