Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Celebrations done, Storm coach set to weigh future

Glenn Jackson PREMIERSHIP coach Craig Bellamy will meet his manager, John Fordham, this week in the first step towards deciding whether his job at Melbourne is done.

League

Warriors set to name coach - it's not Bellamy

Craig Bellamy

Glenn Jackson, Steve Mascord THE new Warriors coach is set to be named within days, and may ultimately know exactly how Steven Bradbury felt, given the number of candidates who have fallen before him.

League

Elliott the man for Warriors

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Glenn Jackson THE long-running coaching saga at the Warriors is all but over, with the club set to appoint former Penrith and Canberra coach Matthew Elliott to the role.

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.

League

Elliott pushes right buttons for Warriors

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 05:  Panthers coach Matthew Elliott instructs his players during the round four NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Penrith Panthers at EnergyAustralia Stadium on April 5, 2010 in Newcastle, Australia.  (Photo by Corey Davis/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Matthew Elliott has always been superb at talking a good game. Even if his sides hadn't actually played good games, his ability to be entertaining and engaging meant you believed him.

Elliott talks his way into top job at Warriors

Matthew Elliott

Glenn Jackson Matt Elliott has always been superb at talking a good game. Even if his sides hadn't actually played good games, his ability to be entertaining and engaging meant you believed him.

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Clubs restack from backs to their packs

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson PREMIERSHIP teams are bred not bought, or so the saying went the last time Sydney Roosters went on such a spree.

Waqa joins list of outs for Storm

Waqa

Glenn Jackson MELBOURNE'S premiership-winning winger Sisa Waqa will be sidelined for up to two months by an injury suffered while in Britain for the World Club Challenge.

A Taylor-made substitute, but Te'o wants to be his own man

South Sydney

Glenn Jackson Ben Te'o hasn't arrived at South Sydney hoping to emulate Dave Taylor. Not because he's not Dave Taylor, but because he's Ben Te'o.

League

Dugan, Barba could do worse than look at Turner's demise

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Glenn Jackson If Josh Dugan and, to a lesser extent, Ben Barba, need any reminder of what a privileged position they are in, they need look no further than Steve Turner.

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League

Dragons given a lesson as Price quietly signs on the dotted line

Glenn Jackson Timing is everything in most sports, and certainly rugby league. It clearly was when, midway through the first half of the Anzac Day clash against Sydney Roosters, St George Illawarra dropped the...

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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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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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Origin

Bitter memories of five years ago still linger for Pearce, Hoffman

Ryan Hoffman

Glenn Jackson For one of them, it was his first. For another, his last until this year. Now, following some key withdrawals, halfback Mitchell Pearce and second-rower Ryan Hoffman are the only link between then...

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.

Melbourne do their homework for Inglis to come out firing

Inglis

Glenn Jackson Greg Inglis said he was confident of playing against Melbourne on Friday night, but the jury remained out on whether the Souths fullback's availability was a serious prospect or merely a chance to...

League

Kidwell homeward bound after cutting Storm ties

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 26: Brett Finch (R) ,wearing a head bandage, reacts next to assistant coach David Kidwell during a Melbourne Storm training session at Gosch's Paddock on March 26, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

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Glenn Jackson The NRL's coaching merry-go-round is continuing elsewhere with Melbourne's highly-regarded assistant David Kidwell confirming he will return to Sydney next year due to family reasons.

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.

League

Sea Eagles cruise to victory in battle of Brookvale

Williams

Glenn Jackson Manly have left it late to claim a major scalp. But their timing is as good as their execution was on Saturday night.

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League

Widdop return gives Storm renewed hope

Gareth Widdop

Glenn Jackson As Melbourne steel themselves with the realisation they will have to defend their premiership the hard way, via three sudden-death games, the return of five-eighth Gareth Widdop has given the Storm...