Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Don't sleep on Napa: Roosters' hitman is taking scalps and turning heads

Dylan Napa

Glenn Jackson What do you get when you cross Paul Gallen, James Graham and Sam Burgess?

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Robinson's faith rewarded with a Friend he can rely on

Trent Robinson

Glenn Jackson ''It was a long time ago,'' Jake Friend says. ''A lot's changed since then.'' He's right, but what remains in this remarkable redemption story - Friend's journey from being sacked, to sandwich-maker...

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Flying start: Brad Arthur wastes no time getting down to business at Parramatta

New Parramatta Eels coach Brad Arthur will be officially starting in the position on Wednesday.
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Glenn Jackson Parramatta's new arrival has barely had time to sleep since beginning his tenure at the Eels the moment he stepped off a plane from Bali.

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Your call, mate: Smith leaves decision on captaincy to Anasta

Braith Anasta

Glenn Jackson ROOSTERS coach Brian Smith admits he may ''experiment'' with the captaincy over the final rounds of the season - but he appears set to leave a final decision to incumbent Braith Anasta.

Titans run roughshod over clueless Chooks

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Glenn Jackson When teams talk of mathematical possibilities, it is never a good sign; like a board backing a beleaguered coach.

'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.

With Bellamy out, Elliott links with Warriors

Matthew Elliott

Glenn Jackson FROM very early on, following the departure of Brian McClennan, the Warriors made Craig Bellamy their target.

Roosters dump CEO

Steve Noyce.

Glenn Jackson The upheaval at Sydney Roosters has continued, with chief executive Steve Noyce being sacked.

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Noyce sacked in Roosters' reshuffle

Roosters CEO Steve Noyce

Glenn Jackson STEVE NOYCE arrived at work yesterday following a holiday excited that some renovations to the Sydney Roosters offices were taking place.

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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.

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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.

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Roosters fly south to bond and burn

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Glenn Jackson FEW NRL teams enjoy travelling to Canberra in the middle of winter. Yet well into summer, Sydney Roosters believe a trip to the capital will turn around their fortunes.

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Nose-breaking hit and chicken wing put Burns on spot

Travis Burns

Glenn Jackson PENRITH playmaker Travis Burns will come under intense scrutiny from the match review committee today after he was sent off for a high tackle that broke Roosters front-rower Martin Kennedy's nose -...

Sharks sweating on Gallen after missing the point

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson CRONULLA'S inability to win without Paul Gallen was exacerbated by speculation that the Sharks skipper faces further time on the sidelines with an abdominal strain.

Young talent time at Roosters as Smith backs new generation

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27:   (L-R) Anthony Minichiello, Brian Smith and Braith Anasta pose during a Sydney Roosters NRL Fan Day at Sydney Football Stadium on September 27, 2010 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Craig Golding/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Anthony Minichiello:Brian Smith:Braith Anasta

Glenn Jackson IT might bemuse Brian Smith just a little but the chances are it will also be a source of great pride that just two of his players for round one against South Sydney were alive when he started...

Switching sides provides few guarantees for the men in the hottest seats in town

Des Hasler

Glenn Jackson IF IT'S job security you're after, some would suggest you'd be safer as a Labor leader than an NRL coach. Politics can be ruthless, but at least most politicians get a few years to prove their worth.

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Smith happy to dream of Sonny Bill in red, white and blue

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 12:  Roosters coach Brian Smith looks on during the NRL trial match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Sydney Roosters at Belmore Sports Ground on February 12, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson SYDNEY ROOSTERS coach Brian Smith would be excited if Sonny Bill Williams joined the club, he said yesterday, and would be unconcerned by any backlash by supporters.

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It's every which way but lose for cock-up Roosters

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Glenn Jackson 'Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing,'' the former American college football coach Henry Russell Sanders once said in a famous sports quotation that had some meaning until yesterday.

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Minichiello signs new deal with Roosters

Anthony Minichiello.

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters will give fullback Anthony Minichiello a 14th season with the club.