Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Hasler, Cartwright slam penalty count

Sam Kasiano

Glenn Jackson Bulldogs coach Des Hasler has expressed his frustrations over the NRL officiating after a staggering 23 penalties were blown in Monday night's loss to the Gold Coast.

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Taufua tackle under microscope as committee reflects on Toovey's tirade

Glenn Jackson Manly coach Geoff Toovey's war on officialdom could intensify as the NRL match review committee is set to scrutinise a tackle by Sea Eagles winger Jorge Taufua on South Sydney hooker Issac Luke.

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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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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.

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I'm a lover not a biter; defiant Graham maintains innocence

James Graham

Glenn Jackson MAINTAINING his innocence throughout the judiciary hearing last night and even after, James Graham says he's not a biter, but history will record otherwise after the Bulldogs prop was handed a...

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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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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.

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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.

Big names charged to rule on shoulders

Wayne Bennett.

Glenn Jackson RUGBY LEAGUE'S shift into a bad or bold new era - depending on whether you are a fan of the shoulder charge or not - was accelerated on Wednesday as some of the astute minds in the game met to...

Video easy: better calls to come as refs get more clout

Video Ref

Glenn Jackson REFEREES boss Daniel Anderson believes the dilution of the video officials' powers will not only lead to better decision-making over tries but also better referees.

Coaches walk same path to opposite sides

Potter

Glenn Jackson THEY lived a few blocks from each other, attended the same school, advanced to head coaching at the same club based in Perpignan, France, and will lead NRL clubs for the first time in round one.

Referees' boss stands ground over policing of obstruction

Anderson

Glenn Jackson Referees' boss Daniel Anderson has no intention of backing down from the ''black and white'' policing of obstruction in the face of increasing hostility, but says the NRL competition committee will...

League

New interpretation of obstruction rule could lead to more players 'diving'

Panthers

Glenn Jackson Penrith coach Ivan Cleary, a member of the NRL's competition committee, said he was not consulted about the shift towards black-and-white policing of obstruction, as he voiced his fear the new...

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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.

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NRL brings in change to charge definition

Ashley Harrison

Glenn Jackson, Lee Gaskin Fresh from their decision to alter obstruction interpretations, the NRL is now set to make changes to the policing of shoulder charges in time for round five.

Sheens will quiz whistle blowers on rule changes

Tim Sheens

Glenn Jackson Australian coach Tim Sheens will seek clarification from referees boss Daniel Anderson - and perhaps even referee Ashley Klein - over key changes to rules and interpretations for Friday night's Test...

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Lui's cousin sent out bet tweet: Cowboys

Robert Lui

Brad Walter and Glenn Jackson Robert Lui’s cousin has been revealed as the man responsible for tweeting about betting on the North Queensland match from the halfback’s Twitter account on Saturday night.

Refs boss defends Origin violence crackdown amid claims of 'sanitisation'

Banning the biff: Any player who repeats Paul Gallen's Origin I punch on Nate Myles will be sent to the sin bin.

Glenn Jackson As criticism was aimed at the NRL over the new stricter guidelines on fighting, referees boss Daniel Anderson defended the mid-season crackdown, maintaining rugby league's image needed to be...

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'We play by the rules': Daley says fighting isn't on agenda

Laurie Daley.

Glenn Jackson NSW coach Laurie Daley has declared that the prospect of Queensland retribution for Paul Gallen's fight with Nate Myles in State of Origin I was ''not on our agenda'' ahead of Wednesday week's second...

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Daley fires back after Maroons cry foul

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 20:   Blues coach Laurie Daley (L) talks to Luke Lewis (R) during a NSW Blues State of Origin training session at Coogee Oval on June 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson NSW coach Laurie Daley says Queensland's decision to highlight perceived illegal tactics at the ruck is a sign of desperation by the Maroons, and lays bare the pressure they are under for Wednesday...

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