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...

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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

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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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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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.

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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.

League

Lights, camera, traction: Sonny will be all right on the night

SBW

Glenn Jackson First-night nerves? You bet. He is a premiership winner, a World Cup winner and the man who might just sell out Allianz Stadium, but if you think Sonny Bill Williams isn't nervous before his NRL...

League

Flanagan confident he'll coach again - with reputation intact

Shane Flanagan.

Glenn Jackson Having had no contact with the Cronulla board for days, it occurred to Shane Flanagan, when he was summoned to a mid-afternoon meeting on Friday, that he might not exit the room as the Sharks coach.

Gallen savours 'best part of the week'

Glenn Jackson A tight finish, a group of players who remain close despite a burgeoning scandal. And, according to the Cronulla captain Paul Gallen, the easiest part of his week.

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Menzies denies rumour over contact with ASADA

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Glenn Jackson Manly legend Steve Menzies has responded to rumours surrounding his involvement in ASADA investigations into the Sea Eagles.

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Inglis shines the brightest among galaxy of superstars

Inglis

Glenn Jackson So this was the night of the superstar. Not for Sonny Bill Williams, however. His first-night nerves were matched by a rather jittery opening, as the hype of his return to the NRL was popped by South...

League

Gallen savours 'best part of the week'

Cronulla Sharks players

Glenn Jackson A tight finish, a group of players who remain close despite a burgeoning scandal. And, according to the Cronulla captain Paul Gallen, the easiest part of his week.

League

New interpretation of obstruction rule could lead to more players 'diving'

Panthers

Glenn Jackson Penrith coach Ivan Cleary, a member of the NRL's competition committee, said he was not consulted about the shift towards black-and-white policing of obstruction, as he voiced his fear the new...