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.

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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...

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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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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.

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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.

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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Cap cruels yet another youngster's NRL debut

Kane Evans

Michael Carayannis, Glenn Jackson The NRL's second-tier salary cap has robbed another young player of a likely debut after the Roosters were told they were unable to use Kane Evans on Friday night.

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Bellamy preparing for GI assault when Storm meet Souths

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy will prepare his squad to face its former Clive Churchill medallist, now South Sydney fullback Greg Inglis, on Friday night.

League

Farah feels for Potter but time is nearly up

Robbie Farah

Adrian Proszenko and Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah says he feels for embattled coach Mick Potter, who has just three matches to save his NRL career.

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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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Snowden gone for season after pleading guilty to shoulder charge

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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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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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Marshall’s plan just the latest act in career based on risky business

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Glenn Jackson Benji Marshall is, and always has been, a risk taker. But for his next trick, the player whose step and flick pass challenged the game and ultimately changed it, will take his biggest gamble of all.

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From trying times to try time, Stewart shines

Brett Stewart

Glenn Jackson It is not every day you get to surpass an Immortal. But Manly fullback Brett Stewart, in passing Bob Fulton as Manly's second all-time highest try-scorer, has done so.

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Young star Brooks may have to wait for next year

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 29:  Braith Anasta of the Tigers and his team look dejected after a Sea Eagles try during the round 20 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Manly Sea Eagles at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on July 29, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson He is rated highly by Andrew Johns and has been re-signed by Wests Tigers on a long-term deal, but Luke Brooks might not be able to get an NRL game this season.

Marshall set to be rushed back for Tigers clash with Dogs

Benji Marshall

Michael Chammas and Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers five-eighth Benji Marshall is expected to be rushed into the side for Friday night's clash with the Bulldogs after recovering from turf toe.