Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Judiciary, injuries threaten Manly

Glenn Jackson MANLY'S hopes of defending their premiership may come down to two separate pieces of correspondence that they will receive today.

Asotasi on mission to succeed after shaking off injuries

Glenn Jackson IN THE rugby league hardness stakes, Roy Asotasi won't be beaten by many; he's a combination of granite and gangsta rap lyrics.

Rugby league

Hurt shocker: coaches want refs to stop for injuries

Kyle O'Donnell

Brad Walter and Glenn Jackson WAYNE BENNETT and Tim Sheens, the two most experienced and successful coaches in the NRL, are angered over the failure of on-field officials to stop play for seriously injured players in weekend...

League

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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Walking wounded fighting to bounce back as Roosters look to final squad

Mitchell Pearce

Glenn Jackson Mitchell Pearce trained but Sonny Bill Williams didn't, as the disruptions to grand-final week continued for minor premiers Sydney Roosters.

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League

Eric Grothe jnr planning NRL comeback

Eric Grothe.

Glenn Jackson Never one to take the predictable route, Eric Grothe jnr is planning a comeback after three seasons out of the NRL. And he is aiming high.

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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.

League

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.

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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Hayne's vision pays dividends for Parramatta

Jarryd Hayne

Glenn Jackson Benji Marshall and Jarryd Hayne, the two Friday five-eighths, will wake on Saturday morning facing completely different challenges. Marshall, the Wests Tigers no.

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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

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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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.

League

Where it all began for master coaches

Coach Michael Maguire <right> during South Sydney Rabbitohs rugby league training at Redfern Oval. Sun Herald Sport. 02 March 2012. Photo by Simon Alekna

Glenn Jackson In round 17, 1992, a close but seemingly unremarkable game was played at the then named Bruce Stadium - a 15-14 win to Manly over Canberra, clinched by a Matthew Ridge field goal.

Coach factory: how a game in Canberra set up the future

Des Hasker at Leichardt Oval 1993

Glenn Jackson IN ROUND 17, 1992, a close but seemingly unremarkable game was played at the then named Bruce Stadium; a 15-14 win to Manly over Canberra, clinched by a Matthew Ridge field goal.

League

Premiership ambition has minor Morris muscling in

Josh Morris

Glenn Jackson Josh and Brett Morris are not quite identical twins. One has a premiership tattoo on his left biceps, while the other does not. Every time Josh sees it, he feels slightly inferior.

Lewis happy just to be back in mix for Test place

Luke Lewis

Glenn Jackson LUKE LEWIS says he will not be disappointed if he misses out on selection for Australia's Test against New Zealand this month.

Prop's injury brings a tear to the eye of Sattler

Paul Wood of Warrington Wolves offloads in the tackle from Carl Ablett of Leeds Rhinos

Glenn Jackson SO now we know what makes one of rugby league's toughest men queasy.

With Bellamy out, Elliott links with Warriors

Matthew Elliott

Glenn Jackson FROM very early on, following the departure of Brian McClennan, the Warriors made Craig Bellamy their target.