Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Business as usual for referee bosses despite uncertain future

Bill Harrigan

Glenn Jackson REFEREES coaches Bill Harrigan and Stuart Raper were back at work yesterday despite the ongoing review into their positions.

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Harrigan moves to clear up grey area

Bill Harrigan

Glenn Jackson NRL referees' boss Bill Harrigan has foreshadowed the end of the contentious benefit of the doubt rule as we know it - provided he is around long enough to implement the change.


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''.

SBW to put up a fight after signing

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson AFTER all the debate and intrigue - and most recently the injury - Sonny Bill Williams is set to be formally unveiled as Sydney Roosters' marquee signing on Tuesday.


New refs' boss tries to clear up confusion

Referee Shayne Hayne

Glenn Jackson THE benefit-of-the-doubt rule, grounding and obstruction are the priorities of the new referees boss Daniel Anderson, judging by a survey put together by him and bound for NRL coaches.


Players ignored the chance to have a say on rule change

Johnathan Thurston

Glenn Jackson THEY rose almost as one to vent their anger about the outlawing of the shoulder charge, while some expressed their frustration that they were not asked first.

Happy loser, concerned winner: Stuart and Hasler eye bigger picture


Glenn Jackson One coach was pleased and proud, the other not so. But can you pick the two without knowing? Eels coach Ricky Stuart, quite remarkably, said the 20-16 loss to the Bulldogs made him feel better than...

A journey into the belly of Maroon beast


Glenn Jackson NSW will need to defy history if they are to win the second State of Origin. We know this, of course. But do we quite know the scope of the challenge?

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I would have agreed with send-off, says Harrigan

Glenn Jackson REFEREES boss Bill Harrigan would have supported Manly player Tony Williams being sent off for the lifting tackle that has resulted in the forward being suspended until round 11.


Hayne ready for Maroons in Melbourne

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15:  Jarryd Hayne of the Blues looks on during the New South Wales Blues Origin team photo at Panthers on May 15, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson While Blues coach Ricky Stuart has made his displeasure clear about travelling to Melbourne for game one of another crucial State of Origin series for NSW, Jarryd Hayne can see the brighter side.

Hayne happy in lighter shade of blue for bleak city showdown

Jarryd Hayne

Glenn Jackson While NSW coach Ricky Stuart has made his displeasure clear about travelling to Melbourne for game one of another crucial series for the Blues, Jarryd Hayne can see a brighter side.


Stuart to meet ref chiefs over Origin I

Ricky Stuart

Glenn Jackson THE dust has only just settled since the rage over refereeing decisions in State of Origin I - now it could be stirred up again.