Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Referees' boss stands ground over policing of obstruction

Anderson

Glenn Jackson Referees' boss Daniel Anderson has no intention of backing down from the ''black and white'' policing of obstruction in the face of increasing hostility, but says the NRL competition committee will...

The Torres Strait Cup: All the way to the top

Cape York.

Glenn Jackson It is hot, it is October and Dave Smith finds himself at the footy. Yet he is a long way from the grand final at ANZ Stadium.

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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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League

NRL may centralise video reviews in non-panic room

Tony Archer.

Glenn Jackson NRL officials have been given a look at what could be the future of the rugby league officiating – and they like what they saw.

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Daley stokes flames

Laurie Daley.

Glenn Jackson NSW coach believes Maroons' highlighting of perceived illegal ruck tactics a sign of desperation.

League

It's not Allgood for Eels with prop marched for jab in loss

Mitchell Allgood

Glenn Jackson A match that was going through the motions almost ended up in the car park.

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Fighting ban could result in more biff-heads

Glenn_Jackson

Glenn Jackson For a game which has introduced a no-fighting edict, there seems to have been an awful lot of fighting in and around rugby league lately.

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League

Refs boss laments Whare try 'howler' call

Referee

Glenn Jackson Referees boss Daniel Anderson has admitted there were ''no excuses'' for the video officials' decision to award a try to Penrith's Dean Whare on Sunday, describing the call as ''a howler''.

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Hasler, Cartwright slam penalty count

Sam Kasiano

Glenn Jackson Bulldogs coach Des Hasler has expressed his frustrations over the NRL officiating after a staggering 23 penalties were blown in Monday night's loss to the Gold Coast.

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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

Taufua tackle under microscope as committee reflects on Toovey's tirade

Glenn Jackson Manly coach Geoff Toovey's war on officialdom could intensify as the NRL match review committee is set to scrutinise a tackle by Sea Eagles winger Jorge Taufua on South Sydney hooker Issac Luke.

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Inglis, Slater key to big clash

Billy Slater.

Glenn Jackson Inglis has the power to run over Sonny Bill Williams, Slater has the speed to go around him.

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

Refereeing rubbish: Bennett cans decision to throw Houston in sin bin

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 24:  Knights coach Wayne Bennett speaks in the post match media conference at the end of the round 24 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Newcastle Knights at 1300SMILES Stadium on August 24, 2013 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Another day, another criticism of the officials. Not quite in the order of the staggering events of Saturday, but Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett's dig at officialdom over Sunday's sin-binning of Chris...

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Angry Sea Eagles won't escape penalty despite Cowboys' comments

Geoff Toovey.

Adrian Proszenko, Glenn Jackson Manly officials are livid that North Queensland are set to escape without sanction for comments they believe are more incendiary than the ones that cost Geoff Toovey a $10,000 fine.

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League

Daly Cherry-Evans deserved Clive Churchill medal, selector says

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 06:  Daly Cherry-Evans of the Sea Eagles runs the ball during the 2013 NRL Grand Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Test selector Bob McCarthy admitted it "didn't look all that good" that the Clive Churchill medallist from Sunday's grand final came from the beaten side, but he was also bullish in his belief that...

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League

Daley fires back after Maroons cry foul

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 20:   Blues coach Laurie Daley (L) talks to Luke Lewis (R) during a NSW Blues State of Origin training session at Coogee Oval on June 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson NSW coach Laurie Daley says Queensland's decision to highlight perceived illegal tactics at the ruck is a sign of desperation by the Maroons, and lays bare the pressure they are under for Wednesday...

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League

Origin sin bin for fights is here to stay

Greg Bird

Glenn Jackson Referees boss Daniel Anderson says he sees no reason the NRL's stance on fighting should be softened amid mounting criticism and the concession by him that the sin-binning of Greg Bird and Brent...

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League

Lui's cousin sent out bet tweet: Cowboys

Robert Lui

Brad Walter and Glenn Jackson Robert Lui’s cousin has been revealed as the man responsible for tweeting about betting on the North Queensland match from the halfback’s Twitter account on Saturday night.

Just Peachey: nephew follows in famous fullback's footsteps

Tyrone Peachey

Glenn Jackson Tyrone Peachey said he would have liked to ask his uncle, former Sharks fullback David Peachey, what to expect in his NRL debut, which came against Canberra on Sunday.