Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

On-schedule Mick's no hurry Potter

Mick Potter

Glenn Jackson, Brad Walter HE was announced as Wests Tigers coach less than a fortnight ago, yet after taking charge of his first training session with his new club, Mick Potter insisted the pre-season was ''on schedule''.

League

Try and try again: a black night for Potter's Tigers

Willie Mason

Glenn Jackson Mick Potter's debut could have been worse, but he might wake in the morning wondering how. A tough prospect it might have been, to recover from the tumultuous events of last week - when the club...

Braith has faith: Tigers recruit vows to improve on opening-round shocker

Anasta

Glenn Jackson If honesty is the best policy, expect Wests Tigers to bounce back well on Sunday against Penrith. Some of the Tigers' key players have been nothing short of brutal on themselves in the wake of their...

League

Eels left standing as Tigers' twin engines click into gear

Tigers

Glenn Jackson WHEN Robbie Farah and Benji Marshall, unbreakable and unpredictable respectively, are in that sort of mood, Wests Tigers are always difficult to beat.

League

Cowboys finally fold as resurgent Tigers play all their cards

Matthew Scott of the Cowboys is hit high by the Tigers' Liam Fulton at Leichhardt Oval on Friday night.

Glenn Jackson When you have gone through the worst losing streak in your club's history, you will take a win however they come, even if it's wet, ugly, and somewhat controversial.

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League

Pre-emptive strike: Allgood issues defence

Mitchell Allgood

Glenn Jackson Parramatta prop Mitchell Allgood has told Eels coach Ricky Stuart that he punched Manly centre Steve Matai during a violent end to Monday night's contest because he felt he was about to be struck...

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League

Magic Johnson lights up Leichhardt

Shaun Johnson

Glenn Jackson Remember that? That was the Benji Marshall of old. Only that it came in the form of Shaun Johnson, the Warriors halfback who broke the Tigers in the Marshall's final match at Leichhardt Oval.

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League

Tigers want to give Benji a long goodbye

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson With the emotion of Benji Marshall's last game at Leichhardt now out of the way, his Wests Tigers teammates remain confident they can get on with the job and extend his farewell tour into the finals.

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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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Sea Eagles in hunt for new prop as merry-go-round fires up

Kite

Brad Walter, Glenn Jackson THE expected departures of Beau Ryan and Chris Heighington to Cronulla could pave the way for Manly prop Brent Kite to join Wests Tigers next season.

Storm's Blair faces court on charge of assault

Glenn Jackson MELBOURNE centre Maurice Blair has been charged with assaulting a woman on the Gold Coast, just hours after playing his first match of the season against the Titans.

League

Tigers take it to wire again but clinical Manly cut through the hype

Jamie Lyon

Glenn Jackson A LATE spurt, in true Tigers fashion, should not alter the need for lessons to be learnt. The Tigers would be wise to keep a video of this match and put it somewhere they can easily reach it.

League

Fired-up Dragons show Moltzen what he's missing

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Glenn Jackson IF St George Illawarra produce the attitude and aggression that they produced last night, they won’t need Tim Moltzen.

All over before half-time as stars regain stripes with solid effort

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Glenn Jackson It remains to be seen whether this result will be a season-turning one for Wests Tigers, but it was history-making. In the 12 years of the merger, never had they held a team scoreless.

Fien warns Kiwis about defections

Nathan Fien?

Glenn Jackson New Zealand's Nathan Fien has urged Kiwi officials to act swiftly following James Tamou's decision to play for Australia and NSW, fearing more players will follow.

Storm surge to points as Manly beaten to the punch

GLenn Stewart

Glenn Jackson No biffs, no butts and no brawls. The only real similarity to Donnybrookvale was that Manly second-rower Glenn Stewart exited earlier than expected.

Broken arm could spell end of Tuqiri's playing career

Lote Tuqiri

Glenn Jackson THE playing future of Wests Tigers winger Lote Tuqiri is in doubt after the dual international suffered a broken arm against the Bulldogs last night, ending his season.

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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...

Sheens: judge the incident, not the name

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 06: Adam Blair of the Tigers attempts to play the ball during the round 18 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Allianz Stadium on July 6, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) adam.jpg

Glenn Jackson ADAM BLAIR'S suspension this week has left Wests Tigers wondering whether he was charged because of dangerous contact or because his name is Adam Blair.

Broken-armed but unbowed: Tuqiri insists his career's not over

Lote Tuqiri

Glenn Jackson AS HE sucked on the ''green whistle'' - the painkilling inhaler - in the dressing room as the clock wound down and the pain ramped up last Friday night, Lote Tuqiri came to the realisation his season...