Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

NRL star suspended to face his 'issues'

Barba

Glenn Jackson THE curse of the face of the NRL continues. But Ben Barba's sudden spiral from the player anointed to launch the new season on Wednesday night to being suspended indefinitely by the Bulldogs, due to...

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Benji Marshall gutted he can't play alongside young gun Luke Brooks

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson Benji Marshall says one of his major regrets in leaving Wests Tigers is not being able to play alongside halfback Luke Brooks more often.

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Jason King comes to the end of his clerkship at lawyers

Jason King

Glenn Jackson When NRL players say they are looking forward to returning for off-season training, the words are generally spoken with a degree of trepidation.

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Josh Dugan on off-season odyssey to maturity for St George Illawarra

Josh Dugan.

Glenn Jackson Some might say this story has been written before. The statements by Josh Dugan that he is ready to make good on his talent, to curb his habit of throwing his potential away, how he is feeling as...

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Dragons out to atone for unlucky '13

MERCURY. NEWS. Pics of Dragons training. pic of Ben Creagh. pic by sylvia liber. 15 July 2013. job number 00120927

Glenn Jackson As the grand final winners and losers return to the training paddock, so too do season 2013's also-rans

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson eyes back-to-back premierships

Trent Robinson

Glenn Jackson On day one of Sydney Roosters' 2014 campaign, as the defending premiers, coach Trent Robinson wasted no time telling his players that their grand final victory was far from the end of what he has...

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NRL may centralise video reviews in non-panic room

Tony Archer.

Glenn Jackson NRL officials have been given a look at what could be the future of the rugby league officiating – and they like what they saw.

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Wests Tigers' Tim Moltzen has a midyear target to play again after a knee fracture

Tim Moltzen

Glenn Jackson Having fractured his skull as a 17-year-old, Tim Moltzen doesn't see his latest break as his greatest injury setback.

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Ian Schubert carried a big stick and few will miss him

Glenn Jackson dinkus

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

Sonny Bill Williams

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

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NRL salary cap auditor Ian Schubert steps down

Ian Schubert, NRL Salary Cap Auditor in  The Entertainment Quarter car park , Moore Park.    23 April 2010. 
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Glenn Jackson With the long-awaited review into the NRL salary cap nearing its completion, long-time auditor Ian Schubert has resigned.

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As Ian Schubert steps down, NRL shifts salary cap responsibility to integrity unit

Glenn Jackson The end of an era ushers in the dawn of a new one. After long-time salary-cap auditor Ian Schubert steps down, the NRL's integrity unit will oversee the policing of the cap next year and into the...

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Timeline: How it all unfolded

Glenn Jackson A timeline in the ASADA investigation into drugs in sport.

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Michael Maguire leaves no stone unturned to make it year of the Rabbits

Michael Maguire

Glenn Jackson The rapid-fire enthusiasm that seems permanently attached to Michael Maguire's speech doesn't even disappear for a moment.

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League

King is gone and Mitch is ready to reign

Mitch Rein.

Glenn Jackson Cameron King might have departed, but there are no guarantees St George Illawarra hooker Mitch Rein will become a regular 80-minute player as a result.

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John Sutton puts reluctant leader days behind as he becomes sole captain

John Sutton

Glenn Jackson It's only a little letter, but when John Sutton was first approached by South Sydney coach Michael Maguire about putting a 'c' next to his name, he felt the responsibility was too great for him.

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NRL: Curtis Sironen says mate Luke Brooks can step up

Luke Brooks

Glenn Jackson Curtis Sironen has backed Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks to successfully navigate the hype he has faced or what he will continue to face.

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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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It's no stretch to say this No.1 holds key to Manly's hopes

Brett Stewart

Glenn Jackson, Michael Chammas It's not quite a case of ''no Stewart, no chance'', but you can't argue with the cold hard facts - Manly have struggled without their star fullback this year like never before.

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Sea Eagles ready for physical examination

Anthony Watmough

Glenn Jackson and Michael Chammas Manly coach Geoff Toovey is expecting Friday night's elimination semi-final against Cronulla to be every bit as physical as the Sea Eagles' brutal clash with Sydney Roosters.

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