Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

All Black and Blue: Marshall set to ink Auckland deal and target 2015 World Cup

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson Benji Marshall is to join Super Rugby side Auckland Blues as early as Tuesday and has set his sights on an All Blacks jersey in time for the 2015 World Cup.

League

Greg Inglis fit for Kangaroos World Cup tour

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis will be selected for Australia's World Cup campaign and is almost certain to tour after being effectively cleared to play despite his late-season knee troubles.

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League

Last chance for World Cup win spurs old firm

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson The past and the future will be motivating the Australians in the World Cup. The Kangaroos' core players have never won the trophy - and realise that if they do not succeed this year, they never will.

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League

Thurston on quest to add World Cup to trophies

Johnathan Thurston in action.

Glenn Jackson He can do anything that Johnathan Thurston, but has he done it all?

All Stars' future is bright, despite concept being put on hold, says Inglis

Nathan Merritt Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson Greg Inglis has backed the decision to shelve the All Stars match next year - while also maintaining that the concept would not be scrapped altogether on his watch.

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League

Snowden gone for season after pleading guilty to shoulder charge

ray thompson

Glenn Jackson Kade Snowden's NRL season is over after the Newcastle prop accepted a seven-match ban for the shoulder charge that left North Queensland hooker Ray Thompson with a broken jaw.

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League

Caging the Rooster: NRL will spare no effort to retain SBW

Sonny-Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Sonny Bill Williams' retention has attracted the commitment of the highest office in the game - NRL chief executive Dave Smith has declared the administration will do ''whatever we can'' to keep the...

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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

Widdop return gives Storm renewed hope

Gareth Widdop

Glenn Jackson As Melbourne steel themselves with the realisation they will have to defend their premiership the hard way, via three sudden-death games, the return of five-eighth Gareth Widdop has given the Storm...

League

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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League

Big Sam's jetting off early after finals upset

Sam Burgess

Glenn Jackson Had his Friday night gone more to plan, South Sydney forward Sam Burgess would have been looking to enjoy the grand-final lunch on Thursday, in the final stages of his team's preparations for the...

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League

Boyd Cordner selected for Kangaroos squad

Boyd Cordner.

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.

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League

Fifita delays honeymoon to fly with Kangaroos

Andrew Fifita

Glenn Jackson Before this season, Andrew Fifita told his Cronulla teammates he was getting married on the Sunday after the grand final, firmly believing his Sharks would be celebrating by then.

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League

Daly Cherry-Evans deserved Clive Churchill medal, selector says

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 06:  Daly Cherry-Evans of the Sea Eagles runs the ball during the 2013 NRL Grand Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Test selector Bob McCarthy admitted it "didn't look all that good" that the Clive Churchill medallist from Sunday's grand final came from the beaten side, but he was also bullish in his belief that...

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ASADA investigation could drag into next year: Grant

John Grant

Glenn Jackson Just hours after the end of the season which will be remembered as being the one dogged by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority investigation, ARL Commission chairman John Grant has raised the...

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League

Jennings faces challenge with inside knowledge of the SBW phenomenon

Michael Jennings

Glenn Jackson If he needs a reminder of the size of the challenge the Australians, as well as every other nation, face now that Sonny Bill Williams has completed his about-face, Michael Jennings need only look at...

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League

Canterbury star Josh Morris may rejoin St George Illawarra, admits manager

Josh Morris

Glenn Jackson Star centre Josh Morris will consider a return to his former club St George Illawarra, and a reunion with his twin brother Brett.

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Outdated salary cap rules expected to be ditched within weeks

Jim Doyle

Glenn Jackson Proposed changes to the NRL salary cap in time for next season, possibly including the introduction of a transfer window, are set to be finalised in a matter of weeks.

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Old injury forces Wests Tigers rookie Luke Brooks to take slow road to top

Luke Brooks

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers have even more reason to take a softly-softly approach with young halfback Luke Brooks; a stress fracture in his back - courtesy of an old cricket injury - will disrupt his first...

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