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...

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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.

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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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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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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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Injured Soward demoted to Cup

Jamie Soward

Glenn Jackson JUST hours after St George Illawarra's Jamie Soward angrily fought off suggestions that his relationship with his coach Steve Price was strained, the five-eighth was dumped to NSW Cup.

Burgess boys to pack in for Souths

thomas burgess

Glenn Jackson NOW that they have tied all four Burgess boys to the club, South Sydney officials will move ahead with trying to keep the player who is, so far, the best of them.

Player churn could decide title

David Williams

Glenn Jackson AT THIS stage of the season, every team is looking for an advantage, however slight. And both Manly and South Sydney, who play tomorrow night, have potentially grand final-winning ones.

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Rabbitohs set to give Luke his ninth life

NCH SPORT. NRL Newcastle Knights reserve grade V North Sydney Bears at Townson Oval, Merewether. Pic shows Bears' Isaac Luke.  Luke was dropped from the South Sydney Rabbitohs to their reserve-grade feeder club the Bears. Sunday 26th August 2012. NCH. Newcastle. Pic MAX MASON-HUBERS MMH

Glenn Jackson South Sydney coach Michael Maguire is set to restore hooker Issac Luke to his starting side for tomorrow night's semi-final against Canberra at ANZ Stadium.

Come back Luke, all is forgiven - Rabbitohs

Issac Luke

Glenn Jackson SOUTH SYDNEY coach Michael Maguire is set to restore hooker Issac Luke to his starting side for tomorrow night's semi-final against Canberra at ANZ Stadium.

League

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

Potter

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

Moylan

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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