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...

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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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

Sutton to miss 2 to 4 weeks with ankle injury

John Sutton.

Glenn Jackson South Sydney may be without five-eighth John Sutton for up to four weeks.

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League

Manly players put on happy face before ASADA interviews

Anthony Watmough

Glenn Jackson If Manly were bothered by their links to the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority investigation, they were not showing it on Wednesday.

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League

Stewart finds form at right time to help Eagles soar

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 11:  Anthony Watmough of Manly walks off injured during the round 22 NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the New Zealand Warriors at Bluetongue Stadium on August 11, 2013 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson The last time Glenn Stewart approached a match against South Sydney, he was returning to his side after a knee injury; unfit and unsure about what lay ahead.

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League

Sloppy Bulldogs stagger towards sudden death

titans v bulldogs

Glenn Jackson If the Bulldogs are to repeat their efforts of last year, and perhaps better them, they will have to do it the hard way.

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League

Doping fallout unlikely to hit until after grand final

Bad sport

Glenn Jackson The NRL will not seek an interim report from the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority on its supplements investigation, leaving any potential sanctions likely to be handed down after the grand...

Rabbitohs ready to ride tide of support

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson South Sydney hope their finals push will be propelled by 100,000 supporters over their remaining three home matches of the NRL season.

Dogs' decline began with grand final loss

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 02:  Sea Eagles coach Des Hasler celebrates after the 2011 NRL Grand Final match between the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles and the Warriors at ANZ Stadium on October 2, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images) Getty pic

Glenn Jackson NOW, officially, the Bulldogs will ponder life without Ben Barba as they consider a release for their star fullback. Speculation has become reality. Barba wants out.

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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