Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Favoured Souths under pressure to deliver on fans' great expectations

Glenn Jackson In this set of six, Glenn Jackson looks at Friday night's Charity Shield showdown between the Rabbitohs and Dragons.

Glenn Jackson

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.

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.

Gallen savours 'best part of the week'

Glenn Jackson A tight finish, a group of players who remain close despite a burgeoning scandal. And, according to the Cronulla captain Paul Gallen, the easiest part of his week.


Gallen savours 'best part of the week'

Cronulla Sharks players

Glenn Jackson A tight finish, a group of players who remain close despite a burgeoning scandal. And, according to the Cronulla captain Paul Gallen, the easiest part of his week.

Reynolds' revenge stops Roosters crowing


Glenn Jackson Revenge is a dish best served, well, any time these two teams play. In round one, the Roosters scored two tries in the final three minutes to topple their rivals.

It's on for young and old, but niggle won't cause everyone to giggle

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson FOR all the brilliance of the first weekend of the finals, was there any more fascinating moment than a young Canberra upstart getting under the skin of one of the best forwards in the game?


Taylor can handle Papalii: Burgess

Raiders training at Raiders HQ, Bruce ahead of there clash with the Rabbitohs this weekend. Raiders player Josh Papalii.

Glenn Jackson, Chris Barrett He stuck it to New South Wales captain Paul Gallen, and now Raiders enforcer Josh Papalii has South Sydney's Dave Taylor in his sights.

Battle with Papalii is Taylor-made for big man

Josh Papalii

Glenn Jackson, Chris Barrett DESPITE the clear size advantage, the impending battle between Josh Papalii and Dave Taylor appears a mismatch; a player who got under the skin of Paul Gallen against the player who appeared to lose...

Auld Lang Syne: ex-coach won't bask in reflected glory

John Lang

Glenn Jackson YOU phone John Lang, and expect him to at least want some credit for South Sydney's appearance in more than four decades. But he won't. And that's to his credit.

Lockyer says lean, keen Inglis would excel at fullback

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 05: Greg Inglis of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the round one NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium on March 5, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) gi.jpg

Glenn Jackson WITH speculation emerging that South Sydney star Greg Inglis could be shifted to fullback for Sunday's clash with Penrith at Centrebet Stadium, his former Test and State of Origin teammate Darren...

Inglis' best days yet to come, says Asotasi

Glenn Jackson THE best part about Greg Inglis's performance last Sunday, says South Sydney co-captain Roy Asotasi, is not what he did but what he didn't do.

Train in vain: Taylor sends a message to Mal and Maroons


Glenn Jackson IN HIS regular conversations with Dave Taylor over the past few days, since he was cut by Queensland, South Sydney coach Michael Maguire knew his star player understood how best to respond.

Sutton on the mend and ready to cash in on the Bunnies' big boppers

Glenn Jackson THE early form of Sam Burgess must have them buoyant enough, but South Sydney's long-suffering supporters will be further boosted by the earlier-than-expected return of key man John Sutton, who will...