Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

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

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...

League

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.

League

Caging the Rooster: NRL will spare no effort to retain SBW

Sonny-Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Sonny Bill Williams' retention has attracted the commitment of the highest office in the game - NRL chief executive Dave Smith has declared the administration will do ''whatever we can'' to keep the...

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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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Bulldogs nab Kiwis centre to add depth

Glenn Jackson Chase Stanley is set to be the Bulldogs' first back-line signing in the post-Ben Barba era after club officials agreed to terms with the St George Illawarra centre on a two-year deal.

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Sea Eagles' duo eye second flag

Glenn Jackson Coach Geoff Toovey told Daly Cherry-Evans and Kieran Foran to get more involved in attack.

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Better halves: Manly pair thrive on greater role in attack

Perfect partners: Kieran Foran and Daly Cherry-Evans.

Glenn Jackson As they set about trying to finish Manly's season in the best possible way, the Sea Eagles' brilliant halves have reflected on the advice they received before the start of it.

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League

Grand final grandson in the wrong colours

Bill

Glenn Jackson Blood might be thicker than water, but not if you've got a view of the water off Bondi.

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Manly coach Geoff Toovey blasts unprofessional Parramatta Eels

Geoff Toovey

Glenn Jackson Manly coach Geoff Toovey has branded Parramatta "unprofessional" after the Eels' late backflip over his now former assistant Brad Arthur.

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Old injury forces Wests Tigers rookie Luke Brooks to take slow road to top

Luke Brooks

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers have even more reason to take a softly-softly approach with young halfback Luke Brooks; a stress fracture in his back - courtesy of an old cricket injury - will disrupt his first...

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League

NRL: Crusher, cannonball tackles brought down in new push

Todd Greenberg:

Glenn Jackson Last year it was the shoulder charge at the centre of NRL scrutiny; now the administration is set to tighten laws around the crusher and cannonball tackles before next year's season.

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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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League

Playmaker props a Hasler masterstroke: Johns

Glenn Jackson Anointed as a genius one night, Andrew Johns was dishing out the superlative the next, in heaping praise on Des Hasler's transformation of the Canterbury Bulldogs.

New Immortal praises the 'genius' of Des

Pyrmont. Sydney. Men of League Dinner. Immortal nominees... Andrew Johns,  winner of the 8th spot of the immortals of League., with ..Wally Lewis, Photo: Quentin Jones. Quentin Jones. 27 Sept 2012.

Glenn Jackson ANOINTED as a genius one night, Andrew Johns was dishing out the superlative the next, in heaping praise on Des Hasler's transformation of the Bulldogs.

Tigers close door on Marshall move to Japanese rugby

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Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers chief executive Stephen Humphreys has slammed the door on any attempt by star playmaker Benji Marshall to seek a release to play in Japan, saying: "Let me put your minds at rest.

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Marshall forced to put plans to moonlight in Japan on hold

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson AS WITH Danny Buderus's ill-fated attempts to flit to rugby union, Benji Marshall's brief flirtation with the rival code was just that - brief.

League

Gallen's ring debut a bout to regret

Gallen

Glenn Jackson IT IS not quite Cronulla's worst fears realised, but the wash-up from Paul Gallen's charity boxing bout will leave the Sharks feeling their own charity might have been misguided.

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Clubs restack from backs to their packs

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson PREMIERSHIP teams are bred not bought, or so the saying went the last time Sydney Roosters went on such a spree.

Waqa joins list of outs for Storm

Waqa

Glenn Jackson MELBOURNE'S premiership-winning winger Sisa Waqa will be sidelined for up to two months by an injury suffered while in Britain for the World Club Challenge.