Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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


South Sydney sign Ben Te'o

Glenn Jackson South Sydney have moved quickly to replace departing second-rower David Taylor by signing Brisbane forward Ben Te'o for 2013.

Favoured Souths under pressure to deliver on fans' great expectations

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson In this set of six, Glenn Jackson looks at Friday night's Charity Shield showdown between the Rabbitohs and Dragons.

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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.

Rugby League

Rabbitohs not fussed about Williams' return

Sonny Bill Williams training at Moore Park last week.

Glenn Jackson South Sydney is desperate to avoid thinking star is the sole threat.

A Taylor-made substitute, but Te'o wants to be his own man

South Sydney

Glenn Jackson Ben Te'o hasn't arrived at South Sydney hoping to emulate Dave Taylor. Not because he's not Dave Taylor, but because he's Ben Te'o.


Sonny Bill who? Souths keep focus

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson You think South Sydney are concerning themselves with Sonny Bill Williams before Thursday night's season opener? If so, you'd be wrong.


Te'o rejects claim he assaulted woman

A woman who claims to have been assaulted by NRL players.

Glenn Jackson The NRL's integrity unit is investigating claims by a Brisbane woman that she was assaulted by South Sydney's Queensland forward Ben Te'o last month.

Integrity unit will be put to ultimate test in Te'o case

Glenn Jackson A Brisbane woman's assertion she was struck repeatedly by South Sydney forward Ben Te'o will be one of the first significant tests of the NRL's new integrity unit.

Conflicting stories of a fateful night

Nine News

Glenn Jackson, Marissa Calligeros and Donna Page Police are called to Corey Norman's home in the early hours of Sunday morning, April 21. Three NRL footballers are said to have been locked out of the home by a woman who would later claim one of...

Te'o interviewed as Souths co-operate

A woman has accused Ben Te'o of assault.

Glenn Jackson The NRL's integrity unit has moved quickly to investigate the assault allegations against Ben Te'o, interviewing the South Sydney forward at length on Thursday morning.

Players reluctant to join push to outlaw shoulder charge

shoulder charge

Glenn Jackson JARED WAEREA-HARGREAVES, who was on the receiving end of one of the most famous shoulder charges of recent seasons, is opposed to the controversial tackle being outlawed.

Judiciary hand Inglis a three-match ban

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson MISSION accomplished, sort of. Souths were last night successful in having Greg Inglis's dangerous-contact charge downgraded, handing him a three-match suspension, but it was difficult to tell if...

Ryan squares off with house mate as he tries to tame Tigers

Matt Ryan

Glenn Jackson THE curious part about Matt Ryan's departure from Wests Tigers to Parramatta last year is that, right now, the injury-hit Tigers could do with a player like him.

Reynolds' triple play claws game back from Broncos

Ben Barba

Glenn Jackson This isn't the time or place to be waxing again about Ben Barba's efforts.

Shoulder charge isn't on in finals

Glenn Jackson The ARLC has taken a step towards banning the shoulder charge, cracking down on the technique for the rest of the season and warning clubs that dangerous tackles will be punished.

Commission crackdown on shoulder charges

Kyle O'Donnell

Glenn Jackson THE ARL Commission has taken a step towards banning the shoulder charge, cracking down on the technique for the rest of the season and warning clubs that dangerous tackles will be punished.

Tigers low on confidence, points and players


Glenn Jackson FORGET, for a moment, that Wests Tigers will have to do something no other team has ever done before if they are to recover to win the premiership.

Both sides win and lose as Te'o found guilty but Broncos have charge downgraded


Glenn Jackson AN ISSUE that is clearly a grey one produced a result that was predictably neither black nor white. Brisbane's Ben Te'o was found guilty by the ARL Commission judiciary over his shoulder charge on...

Salary cap pressures set to force Manu from Storm

Sika Manu

Glenn Jackson AS ONE quality forward dropped out of the player market, another's search for a contract intensified.

Sharks may attack errant charges

Wade Graham sharks star player

Glenn Jackson CRONULLA officials are considering contesting charges laid against forwards Jeremy Smith and Wade Graham on the grounds of principle.