Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Benji Marshall gutted he can't play alongside young gun Luke Brooks

Glenn Jackson Benji Marshall says one of his major regrets in leaving Wests Tigers is not being able to play alongside halfback Luke Brooks more often.

NRL

South Sydney Rabbitohs beat Wests Tigers to hop to top of NRL ladder

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 30:  George Burgess of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the round 25 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Allianz Stadium on August 30, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson South Sydney are back at the top of the premiership ladder. And regardless of the result of Sydney Roosters' clash with Gold Coast on Sunday, they will have the chance to end the season there.

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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

NRL: The 2013 season in review

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Before this year, most would not have known what a peptide was.

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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

Potter wants Marshall to make grand exit by ruffling Roosters' feathers

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter says he still believes Auckland-bound five-eighth Benji Marshall can finish his NRL career on a high, and has backed that process to start against the competition's...

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Half-time spray galvanised Roosters, says Pearce

James Maloney

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce said his team tried to "pretty our way around" Wests Tigers in the first half on Monday night.

League

Not bad by half: Roosters' late show buries Tigers

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Three years ago, these two teams played one of the most remarkable finals matches ever, on the same patch of turf.

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Rugby League

Sheens to stay but for how long?

NRL. wests tigers training. Concord oval.
Benji Marshall during training with coach Tim Sheens
Wednesday 29th August, 2012
SMH SPORT pics by anthony johnson

Glenn Jackson Tim Sheens is safe - for now. How long he remains so depends on how long a review into Wests Tigers' failings takes.

Sheens in limbo during review

Tim Sheens

Glenn Jackson TIM SHEENS is safe for now. How long he remains so depends on how long a review into Wests Tigers' failings takes.

Review spells bad news for Sheens

Tim Sheens

Glenn Jackson THE review into Wests Tigers' failings this season will be completed today and presented to an extraordinary board meeting tonight, by which time it is expected coach Tim Sheens's decade-long reign...

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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Benji tells Potter: 'I'd like to be back at five-eighth'

NRL. Wests Tigers vs New Zealand Warriors. Leichhardt Oval.pic shows action from the gameFriday 18th May, 2012SMH SPORT pics  by anthony johnson

Glenn Jackson BENJI MARSHALL has told incoming Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter that he wants to reclaim his No.6 jersey next season.

league

Humphreys says Tigers won't release Benji for rugby deal

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers chief executive Stephen Humphreys has attempted to slam 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...

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

Eels put end to Hoppa's switch

Will Hopoate

Glenn Jackson PARRAMATTA have torpedoed any prospect of Will Hopoate preparing for his return to the NRL with the Eels via a stint in Japanese rugby – before it has even been officially put to the club.

Rugby league

Christmas comes early as agreement nears on CBA

Robbie Farrah

Glenn Jackson JUST before 7pm on Thursday, four NRL players stepped out of the headquarters of the NRL to state that they believed they had a deal. A salary cap of about $5.

NRL star suspended to face his 'issues'

Barba

Glenn Jackson THE curse of the face of the NRL continues. But Ben Barba's sudden spiral from the player anointed to launch the new season on Wednesday night to being suspended indefinitely by the Bulldogs, due to...

League

Marshall dashed at loss of captaincy

benji

Glenn Jackson Benji Marshall has been stripped of the New Zealand rugby league captaincy against his wishes ahead of this year's World Cup.