Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Blues spurred by the echoes of 2005

Glenn Jackson, Michael Carayannis, Daniel Lane, Chris Barrett, Brad Walter NSW's class of '13 recall where they were the last time the Blues won a State of Origin series.

State of Origin

Blues coach gives injured stars time to heal

Jarryd Hayne

Glenn Jackson NSW coach Laurie Daley will give his injured stars until the weekend to prove their fitness after naming an extended 20-man squad for the July 17 State of Origin decider at ANZ Stadium.

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League

Is this the man to stop Greg Inglis?

James McManus

Glenn Jackson Many have tried and failed before. But now Laurie Daley believes he has the man to accomplish one of the toughest jobs in rugby league.

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State of Origin

Awful truth: Blues rue another that got away

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Glenn Jackson Another missed opportunity, on a night of many. Queensland's streak withstood a streaker - but also enormous pressure from NSW, who once again put themselves in a position to end the Maroons'...

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State of Origin

Decision time: Maroons send Blues back to square one

Mitchell Pearce

Glenn Jackson Before Australia decides, a decider. Backs to the wall has never been a particularly fun place for anyone playing Queensland to be, and so this year's Blues became the latest to be ambushed by a...

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Rugby league

Maroons in box seat for decider

Greg Inglis.

Glenn Jackson, Brisbane Backs to the wall has never been a particularly fun place for anyone playing Queensland to be.

League

Greg Inglis fit for Kangaroos World Cup tour

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis will be selected for Australia's World Cup campaign and is almost certain to tour after being effectively cleared to play despite his late-season knee troubles.

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League

Boyd Cordner selected for Kangaroos squad

Boyd Cordner.

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters stars Michael Jennings and Boyd Cordner have capped a grand-final win with selection in the Australian squad for the World Cup starting later this month.

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League

Fifita delays honeymoon to fly with Kangaroos

Andrew Fifita

Glenn Jackson Before this season, Andrew Fifita told his Cronulla teammates he was getting married on the Sunday after the grand final, firmly believing his Sharks would be celebrating by then.

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League

Second-half jump start gets Kangaroos home

Morris

Glenn Jackson Australia were simply stronger when and where it counted. Their key players stepped up when they needed to, with a Test match on the line.

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Maloney has name pencilled in for Blues

Maloney

Glenn Jackson James Maloney might not have been able to cement a State of Origin jumper during last weekend's City-Country match, but his NSW selection is almost assured after another impressive display in front...

League

Hayne gets nod from Daley for Blues No.1

Jarryd Hayne.

Glenn Jackson The NSW fullback position, vacated by Manly's Brett Stewart, is now Jarryd Hayne's to lose.

Rugby League

It's Blue blood, at last

Jarryd Hayne scores a try.

Glenn Jackson Laurie Daley's side has put itself in the best position to win an Origin series since 2008.

League

Blues win opening stoush but battle far from over

Michael Jennings.

Glenn Jackson For the first time in five years, first blood goes to the Blues. Not since 2008 have the Blues won game one of a State of Origin series.

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'Dynamo' Tuivasa-Sheck flies high for the Roosters

Brian Smith

Glenn Jackson IT HAS taken until the Roosters were out of contention for him to be let loose. That said, it is clear that they have a good 'un.

League

Pearce puts Dragons to the sword

Mitchell Pearce

Glenn Jackson That these two teams contested the grand final in 2010 shows how quickly and far the mighty can fall.

Lyon king of the jungle as Manly pull all the right moves

lyon

Glenn Jackson WHETHER Jamie Lyon should or shouldn't play State of Origin is irrelevant, given the fact that he clearly won't. Yet there is no doubt that he could - and that NSW's loss is Manly's gain.

League

Premiership ambition has minor Morris muscling in

Josh Morris

Glenn Jackson Josh and Brett Morris are not quite identical twins. One has a premiership tattoo on his left biceps, while the other does not. Every time Josh sees it, he feels slightly inferior.

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.

League

Refs blow time up for obstruction rule

NRL

Glenn Jackson Referees bosses have bowed to the wave of criticism over the obstruction rules and are set to abandon black-and-white interpretations.