Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

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

Flat Manly know they must improve for finals bid

Daly Cherry-Evans

Glenn Jackson Having produced what coach Geoff Toovey described as a ''flat'' final-round performance against Penrith, Manly captain Jamie Lyon conceded that the Sea Eagles would need significant improvement to...

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South Sydney Rabbitohs beat Melbourne Storm in NRL finals series

Sam Burgess

Glenn Jackson A hoodoo is broken and South Sydney's stumble is righted swiftly. The Rabbitohs might have missed out on first place but they are still the first side into the penultimate weekend, courtesy of their...

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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

Tigers sweating on Marshall charge as finals hopes fade

West Tigers Trainning: 050812: SMH Sport: Images show the West Tigers League team training at Campbletown Sports Centre this afternoon including team Captain Benji Marshall practising his kicking game prior to he forthcoming round of the NRL. Photo by James Alcock

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers halfback Benji Marshall is confident he will be cleared to play in Saturday night's final-round clash with Melbourne after being placed on report in yesterday's loss to Sydney Roosters -...

Shoulder charge isn't on in finals

Glenn Jackson The ARLC has taken a step towards banning the shoulder charge, cracking down on the technique for the rest of the season and warning clubs that dangerous tackles will be punished.

Rugby league

Once more with feeling: Storm face old finals foes

Melbourne Storm

Glenn Jackson MELBOURNE coach Craig Bellamy isn't silly enough to claim there will be no emotion in Friday night's preliminary final clash against Manly.

NRL finals system scrapped by new commission

24 november 2011. PHOTO by GARY SCHAFER CANBERRA TIMES sport lee gaskinat Parliament House NRL CEO David Gallop commits rugby league to the White Ribbon Day concept which calls on all men to speak out against violence against women

Glenn Jackson The ARL Commission has made its first major decision today scrapping the McIntyre System for the finals in favour of the current AFL model.

King raring to go after misery of missing finals

Glenn Jackson AS ANY footballer would at this time of year, the first day of autumn and just days out from the start of a different kind of season, Jason King is looking forward to playing in round one, against...

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.

League

NRL investigating alleged presence of Dylan Walker at scene of wild brawl

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Emma Partridge, Michael Carayannis and Glenn Jackson Rising NRL star Dylan Walker was allegedly present during a violent brawl which left three men in hospital in Sydney's south on Sunday.

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

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

Timeline: How it all unfolded

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

NRL

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

Clock is ticking for Marshall to decide future role at Tigers

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson Benji Marshall is set to decide on his future within a matter of weeks after his management held fresh talks with Wests Tigers officials on Friday.

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League

Not bad by half: Roosters' late show buries Tigers

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Three years ago, these two teams played one of the most remarkable finals matches ever, on the same patch of turf.

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Wests Tigers seek salary cap approval to give Brooks NRL debut against Dragons

Luke Brooks

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers are set to blood youngster Luke Brooks against St George Illawarra on Saturday after the club sought and gained an exemption from the NRL to do so.

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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

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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