Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Bashful Meninga bounced from bar

Meninga

Chris Barrett, Glenn Jackson, Adrian Proszenko Queensland coach Mal Meninga was asked to leave a bar in Brisbane on Tuesday night while celebrating the birthdays of Maroons stars Billy Slater and Cameron Smith.

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League

Marshall keen to tackle poor form rather than his future

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson As Benji Marshall's management waited for a revised offer from Wests Tigers, the five-eighth insisted he was trying to focus on his form rather than his clouded future.

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Daley stokes flames

Laurie Daley.

Glenn Jackson NSW coach believes Maroons' highlighting of perceived illegal ruck tactics a sign of desperation.

League

Clock is ticking for Marshall to decide future role at Tigers

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson Benji Marshall is set to decide on his future within a matter of weeks after his management held fresh talks with Wests Tigers officials on Friday.

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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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Bellamy preparing for GI assault when Storm meet Souths

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy will prepare his squad to face its former Clive Churchill medallist, now South Sydney fullback Greg Inglis, on Friday night.

Rugby League

Manly in Storm warning

Caught: Manly's George Rose is tackled but the Sea Eagles still had too many guns for the Storm.

Glenn Jackson Sea Eagles leave it late to claim a major scalp but pick off Storm.

Rugby league

Inglis, Slater key to big clash

Billy Slater.

Glenn Jackson Inglis has the power to run over Sonny Bill Williams, Slater has the speed to go around him.

League

Top custodians hold key to their sides' finals fortunes

Billy Slater

Glenn Jackson Steve Walters, the former Canberra hooker, turned to his coach Tim Sheens one day at training and said: ''I've got Ricky Stuart calling from one side, and Laurie Daley calling from the other, who do...

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League

All Blacks and Blues: Daley's Kiwi trip to learn winning habit

Laurie Daley

Glenn Jackson After eight straight series defeats, where do you turn? In NSW's case, following Queensland's record era of State of Origin dominance, you turn to the dark side. Dark as in black; as in All Black.

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NRL

Sisa Waqa hospitalised after horror fall

Waqa

Glenn Jackson Melbourne's premiership defence has been shaken by an uncharacteristic performance, two controversial video referee calls and an ugly tackle on Sisa Waqa which resulted in the winger being taken to...

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League

Medicab exit a sad end for champion Buderus

Danny Buderus

Glenn Jackson That they all rose – Roosters and Knights supporters – was stirring, yet it shouldn't have ended like this.

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League

Friend has been there once - that was enough

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 28:  Jake Friend of the Roosters takes on the defence during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the Newcastle Knights at Allianz Stadium on September 28, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Jake Friend didn't have to think too hard to describe what the Roosters took out of the 2010 grand final.

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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

Last chance for World Cup win spurs old firm

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson The past and the future will be motivating the Australians in the World Cup. The Kangaroos' core players have never won the trophy - and realise that if they do not succeed this year, they never will.

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Legends rave as low-budget Panthers down NRL's elite

Isaac John of the Panthers

Glenn Jackson It was the upset of the season and, according to some, Penrith's best win in a decade. And it was all done with a squad worth less than half this year's salary cap.

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League

NSW plan to put Suncorp's rainy days behind them

Robbie Farah

Glenn Jackson There's winning a State of Origin, and there's winning a State of Origin at Suncorp Stadium. The task ahead of NSW is highlighted by the fact that just six players in the present squad have ever...

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