Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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


Eric Grothe jnr planning NRL comeback

Glenn Jackson Never one to take the predictable route, Eric Grothe jnr is planning a comeback after three seasons out of the NRL. And he is aiming high.

Mattiske affirms disdain for cross-code sharing

interim NRL CEO Shane Mattiske with at The Australian Rugby League unveiling of its five year game plan for the future of rugby league and also the unveiling of its new NRL logo.
Photography Brendan Esposito
smh,29th october,2012

Glenn Jackson INTERIM NRL chief executive Shane Mattiske on Friday maintained his administration had not overreacted over Danny Buderus's bid to join the coaching staff of the ACT Brumbies.

Marshall forced to put plans to moonlight in Japan on hold

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson AS WITH Danny Buderus's ill-fated attempts to flit to rugby union, Benji Marshall's brief flirtation with the rival code was just that - brief.


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.


Blues spurred by the echoes of 2005

Paul Gallen

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.

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Newcastle Knights tame Bulldogs as Barba suffers serious leg injury

Frank Pritchard

Glenn Jackson Grand finalists last year, the Bulldogs have limped out of the 2013 competition rather meekly. And fullback Ben Barba, the subject of so much scrutiny this season, did so literally – limping to a...

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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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Bennett backs Buderus for Blues after hooker rolls back the years

ANZ Stadium. NRL Bulldogs v Knights. Pic shows.... Knights Danny Buderus.  Photo: Quentin Jones. 25 Mar 2012.

Glenn Jackson WHEN Wayne Bennett, a coaching master but also an outsider, joined the Knights, he made a point of bringing home a player who represents, rather than simply plays for, Newcastle.

Farah's week in the spotlight continues with NSW Origin gong

Robbie Farah?

Glenn Jackson He has polarised opinion this week, but Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah will at least know that his NSW teammates think rather highly of him.

Sheens hopes late woes act as wake-up call

Tim Sheens

Glenn Jackson WESTS TIGERS coach Tim Sheens is hoping the ''embarrassment'' of Sunday's near-capitulation to Parramatta will be an antidote to his team's late fades.

Sandow set for bench role as coach weighs options for Parramatta

Chris Sandow?

Glenn Jackson PARRAMATTA coach Stephen Kearney is expected to use halfback Chris Sandow from where he selected him for tonight's clash with the Bulldogs - the interchange bench.

Black and blue: Gallen has one knee in hot water, other on ice

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson Scans at 6.45am today could determine NSW's prospects in the State of Origin series. Cronulla and NSW captain Paul Gallen said last night he was confident he would be fit for Sunday's clash with...


Farah not going to let second chance slip

Glenn Jackson Whether he is an Origin player, as it is termed, might still be up for debate.

Happy to be here, but Farah knows to make most of his opportunity

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 14: Robbie Farah speaks to his team mates during a New South Wales Blues Origin skills clinic and signing session at CUA Stadium on May 14, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson WHETHER he is an Origin player, as it is termed, might still be up for debate. Not even Robbie Farah is sure whether he is, just as he isn't quite sure what an Origin player is.


First game form is in the past for Farah

Glenn Jackson Like any good footballer, Robbie Farah is changing things on the run.

Farah reveals his tough creed: you are only as good as your next game

Robbie Farah

Glenn Jackson Like any good footballer, Robbie Farah is changing things on the run.


Blues class of 2005 see the chance for history to repeat

Glenn Jackson It wasn't so long ago, was it?