Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Another Super League? Moffett thinks so

Glenn Jackson FORMER NRL boss David Moffett has branded the ousting of chief executive David Gallop ''a disgrace'', and even claimed the sport was headed towards another Super League war.

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Ian Schubert carried a big stick and few will miss him

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Glenn Jackson It's perhaps a sign of the size of the stick Ian Schubert wielded that, even with one foot out the door, the celebrations - and there would have been some - were still muted.

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NRL: The 2013 season in review

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

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Second time lucky: gamble pays off as Moa comes home to roost

Sam Moa

Glenn Jackson The term one-game wonder could have applied to Sam Moa. But there would have been some significant holes in that description.

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Lima has last laugh with lucrative French deal

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 13:  Jeff Lima of the Rabbitohs drops the ball during the round six NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Melbourne Storm at ANZ Stadium on April 13, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson What started out as a joke turned into a lucrative three-year contract for front-rower Jeff Lima, who will depart South Sydney to take up a deal with Super League club Catalans Dragons.

Stagg keen to show he's not the retiring type

David Stagg

Glenn Jackson WHEN David Stagg walks off a football field on Sunday night, winner or loser, there is a chance that it could be the last time the Canterbury back-rower does so.

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.

With Bellamy out, Elliott links with Warriors

Matthew Elliott

Glenn Jackson FROM very early on, following the departure of Brian McClennan, the Warriors made Craig Bellamy their target.

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Mattiske pushes to lock cap for five years

Shane Mattiske

Glenn Jackson NRL interim chief executive Shane Mattiske maintained yesterday that plans to lock in salary caps for the life of the new broadcast deal remained a possibility despite the uncertainty surrounding...

NRL clubs get back to business

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Glenn Jackson Most of Cronulla's recruits trained for the first time with their new club yesterday.

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.

A Taylor-made substitute, but Te'o wants to be his own man

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Glenn Jackson Ben Te'o hasn't arrived at South Sydney hoping to emulate Dave Taylor. Not because he's not Dave Taylor, but because he's Ben Te'o.

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Menzies denies rumour over contact with ASADA

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Glenn Jackson Manly legend Steve Menzies has responded to rumours surrounding his involvement in ASADA investigations into the Sea Eagles.

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Marshall's exit has $1m silver lining

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Adrian Proszenko and Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers will have a $1 million war chest to spend on marquee signings for the 2015 season following Benji Marshall's decision to part ways with the club.

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My heart's at the Roosters: Minichiello to stay another year

NRL Telstra Premiership Final Series-Captains Call, Garden Island, Sydney. Rooster Captain, Anthony Minichiello
Photo: Peter Rae Monday 9 September 2013.

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters captain Anthony Minichiello has given the minor premiers a pre-finals boost, declaring he will almost certainly remain with the club until the end of next season.

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Burgess number 4 signs with Rabbitohs

Glenn Jackson South Sydney will have all four Burgess brothers at the club next season, after Thomas became the latest to sign with the club.

Burgess boys to pack in for Souths

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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.

Madge of honour shines brightly

Glenn Jackson IT WAS South Sydney's sliding doors moment. Last year, after missing out on the signature of Wayne Bennett, the Rabbitohs signed Michael Maguire to turn the club around.

Bulldogs' young pups no match for Rabbitohs' nous

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson THEY might have won only their first finals match in 25 years on Saturday night, but when it comes to experience in the big games, Souths still hold an advantage over the Bulldogs.

Switching sides provides few guarantees for the men in the hottest seats in town

Des Hasler

Glenn Jackson IF IT'S job security you're after, some would suggest you'd be safer as a Labor leader than an NRL coach. Politics can be ruthless, but at least most politicians get a few years to prove their worth.