Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Widdop lives dream in shadow of greats

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 21:  Gareth Widdop of the Storm passes the ball during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the Manly Sea Eagles at AAMI Park on September 21, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Gareth Widdop states it rather matter-of-factly, recalling his first grand final in the flesh, before realising what he was saying.

Benji tells Potter: 'I'd like to be back at five-eighth'

NRL. Wests Tigers vs New Zealand Warriors. Leichhardt Oval.pic shows action from the gameFriday 18th May, 2012SMH SPORT pics  by anthony johnson

Glenn Jackson BENJI MARSHALL has told incoming Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter that he wants to reclaim his No.6 jersey next season.

Eel be lucky: stand-in coach throws for a six

Nathan Hindmarsh

Glenn Jackson BRAD ARTHUR admits the next six matches might be his only shot at being an NRL head coach. So he is planning to use them to ensure it's not.


South Sydney sack young star Roberts

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 19: James Roberts of the Rabbitohs is 
congratulated by his team mates after scoring a try during the round 24 NRL 
match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ 
Stadium on August 19, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty 


Glenn Jackson South Sydney have sacked James Roberts, one of their up-and-coming stars who had been considered a long-term fullback prospect at the club.

Roberts exit sends message

James Roberts

Glenn Jackson SOUTH SYDNEY'S bright new era has been built on the discipline of coach Michael Maguire. The sacking of James Roberts, rated one of the best talents coming through the club, will be seen as the...

Tigers' young star determined to get back on track after wrong step

James Tedesco

Glenn Jackson IF you'd asked James Tedesco as a kid if he would have been content with 30 minutes in an NRL team, he no doubt would have.

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...

Battle of Sydney airwaves set to resume over NRL rights

Hayne radio

Glenn Jackson THIRTEEN years after 2UE lost the radio rights to the NRL to bitter rivals 2GB, the network has started a bold move to win them back.

How Cherry snr put the shine on Barba

Ben Barba

Glenn Jackson IF YOU thought that the Bulldogs' links with Manly begin and end with Des Hasler, think again. One of the key men in shaping the career of the in-form player in the competition, fullback Ben Barba,...

Wighton beats suspension to make debut

Raiders player Jack Wighton trains yesterday. Wighton is free to make his NRL debut against the Titans this Saturday after having his high tackle charge downgraded at the judiciary on Wednesday night.

Glenn Jackson Players jump over many hurdles to make their NRL debut, but a judiciary hearing is rarely one of them.

Tigers to debut Marshall cub with more than a little Benji about him

Jordon Marshall, younger brother of NRL player Benji Marshall is coming through the ranks in his brothers footsteps. SMH NEWS 11th February 2011 Photo: Wolter Peeters

Glenn Jackson JORDAN MARSHALL, the younger brother of Wests Tigers five-eighth Benji Marshall, will debut for the club in Toyota Cup tomorrow night.

Club chiefs agree to stop signing under 15s


Glenn Jackson NRL clubs have taken a major step towards ending an alarming trend of signing players too young by agreeing to an age minimum of 15 for committing youngsters to contracts.


NSW skipper a certain starter

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 14:  Paul Gallen looks on during a New South Wales Blues Origin skills clinic and signing session at CUA Stadium on May 14, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson NSW captain Paul Gallen has all but declared himself a certain starter for Wednesday night's opening State of Origin encounter in Melbourne, after completing a physical training scrimmage yesterday.

Morris takes spotlight off Price

Brett Morris

Glenn Jackson ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA fullback Brett Morris has attempted to deflect some pressure off his coach Steve Price, insisting the onus was on the team to fight their way out of their troubles.