Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Boyd Cordner selected for Kangaroos squad

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters stars Michael Jennings and Boyd Cordner have capped a grand-final win with selection in the Australian squad for the World Cup starting later this month.

League

Sutton to miss 2 to 4 weeks with ankle injury

John Sutton.

Glenn Jackson South Sydney may be without five-eighth John Sutton for up to four weeks.

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Bellamy preparing for GI assault when Storm meet Souths

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy will prepare his squad to face its former Clive Churchill medallist, now South Sydney fullback Greg Inglis, on Friday night.

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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League

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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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

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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League

Tricolours need to lift game for finals: coach

Mitchell Pearce

Glenn Jackson After a performance by his team which was at odds with what most expected, Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson showed he could follow suit. One of league's most affable coaches was cranky.

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League

Major respect in minor title fight as Pearce faces Reynolds

Mitchell Pearce

Glenn Jackson You get the feeling the closest Sydney Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce comes to hating Souths is his attitude to the associated chatter about his rivalry with Adam Reynolds, which is automatically...

Rugby league

Inglis, Slater key to big clash

Billy Slater.

Glenn Jackson Inglis has the power to run over Sonny Bill Williams, Slater has the speed to go around him.

League

Top custodians hold key to their sides' finals fortunes

Billy Slater

Glenn Jackson Steve Walters, the former Canberra hooker, turned to his coach Tim Sheens one day at training and said: ''I've got Ricky Stuart calling from one side, and Laurie Daley calling from the other, who do...

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League

All Blacks and Blues: Daley's Kiwi trip to learn winning habit

Laurie Daley

Glenn Jackson After eight straight series defeats, where do you turn? In NSW's case, following Queensland's record era of State of Origin dominance, you turn to the dark side. Dark as in black; as in All Black.

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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.

Prop's injury brings a tear to the eye of Sattler

Paul Wood of Warrington Wolves offloads in the tackle from Carl Ablett of Leeds Rhinos

Glenn Jackson SO now we know what makes one of rugby league's toughest men queasy.

Gallen not upset by singing Maroons

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson, Steve Mascord THEY have won seven consecutive State of Origin series and predictably dominated the national squad - and on Saturday night the Queenslanders managed to hijack the Australian victory celebrations,...

League

Sheens endorsed for full-time gig

Tim Sheens

Glenn Jackson THE prospect of a full-time Australian rugby league coach - which garnered the support yesterday of NSW captain Paul Gallen - will be put to the ARL Commission during discussions as to whether Tim...

More Petero in the tank: Civoniceva to play on

Petero Civoniceva and family after his last Broncos game

Glenn Jackson Despite retirement, Civoniceva bound for World Cup

Galvin shown the door after brutal assault on delivery driver

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Brad Walter, Glenn Jackson PENRITH have sacked under-20s player Jake Galvin for his part in a vicious assault on a 77-year-old Pizza Hut delivery driver.

New NRL chief must work hard to prove he's not out of his league

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Glenn Jackson WHILE he hasn't played rugby league, and perhaps only knows rugby league with the intimacy of one party in an arranged marriage, Dave Smith proved he can still find a strong fend.

Outsider faces tough initiation, he can bank on that

Dave Smith.

Glenn Jackson WHILE he hasn't played rugby league, Dave Smith proved he still has a strong fend, even though, as someone who is not a rugby league man, that might not be enough to stop criticism.

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