Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Move to Bulldogs is a happy homecoming for Chase Stanley

Glenn Jackson He has had two stints at St George Illawarra and one at Melbourne, but Chase Stanley still feels like he has gone home, having now made the move to the Bulldogs.

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Manly coach Geoff Toovey blasts unprofessional Parramatta Eels

Geoff Toovey

Glenn Jackson Manly coach Geoff Toovey has branded Parramatta "unprofessional" after the Eels' late backflip over his now former assistant Brad Arthur.

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Top Dog: Greenberg lays down law after mad week

Todd Greenberg

Glenn Jackson BULLDOGS chief executive Todd Greenberg says he's still in charge at Canterbury. Not Des Hasler. Not anyone else.

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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.

NRL star suspended to face his 'issues'

Barba

Glenn Jackson THE curse of the face of the NRL continues. But Ben Barba's sudden spiral from the player anointed to launch the new season on Wednesday night to being suspended indefinitely by the Bulldogs, due to...

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Rapid spiral from stardom to the depths of despair

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Glenn Jackson Ben Barba's "multitude of problems" came to a dramatic head when he told a Bulldogs trainer on Saturday night during the trial against Canberra in Goulburn that he did not want to play.

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'Ill' Barba checks into health clinic in bid to conquer his off-field demons

Ben Barba

Glenn Jackson Fallen Bulldogs star Ben Barba is likely to spend much of his time recovering from a multitude of off-field problems in a northern Sydney health clinic.

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Barba set for return after release from rehab

Ben Barba

Glenn Jackson Bulldogs fullback Ben Barba's return to the NRL is set to occur "in coming weeks" after he returned to Belmore on Wednesday, having been discharged from a health facility.

Sport in Crisis

Dank 'sacked over injection'

Fallout: Stephen Dank at Manly training .

Glenn Jackson Controversial sports scientist's term at Sea Eagles ended due to clash over injection.

League

Manly dumped Dank over injection row

Stephen Dank.

Glenn Jackson As Manly was dragged into the drugs investigation by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority, it has emerged that controversial sports scientist Stephen Dank's long-term employment at the Sea...

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'Sorry' Barba leaves clinic set for shock early return

Ben Barba

Glenn Jackson, Adrian Proszenko Canterbury fullback Ben Barba is poised for a shock return as early as the round-four clash with Greg Inglis' South Sydney after he immediately followed up his discharge from a health clinic with an...

Happy loser, concerned winner: Stuart and Hasler eye bigger picture

Eels

Glenn Jackson One coach was pleased and proud, the other not so. But can you pick the two without knowing? Eels coach Ricky Stuart, quite remarkably, said the 20-16 loss to the Bulldogs made him feel better than...

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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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Barba's likely return on Good Friday to be great for Bulldogs

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Glenn Jackson He has confronted his personal issues, and his teammates. Now comes the question of how Ben Barba, the returning Bulldog, will confront his return to superstardom.

Weathering the Storm: Bulldogs plan around Melbourne's triumvirate of power for an uphill battle without Barba

Slater

Glenn Jackson Melbourne don't lose very often. But even rarer are occasions when the Storm lose with Cooper Cronk, Billy Slater and Cameron Smith all in the team.

Case for defence: Manly the real deal

Matai

Glenn Jackson If defence does win premierships, and there is little evidence to suggest it doesn't, it's impossible not to consider Manly one of the real contenders.

League

Stars fail to shine as Manly do it easy

Taufua

Glenn Jackson Ben Barba was limping, and Tony Williams was limp. The brightest and biggest chances the Bulldogs had of causing Manly some grief simply could not put it together, and the Sea Eagles coasted to...

Maloney picks Pearce as reason for spark

James Maloney

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters five-eighth James Maloney says his halfback Mitchell Pearce is making him look good. So the obvious question is whether he thinks his teammate can do similarly for NSW this year.

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Points on the board but Hasler knows there is still a lot of work required

Michael Ennis

Glenn Jackson Des Hasler spoke of the small steps taken and the momentum the Bulldogs will build with a victory over Cronulla, just their second this season.

Hasler confident Barba won't face sanction over Soward hit

Ben Barba

Glenn Jackson Bulldogs coach Des Hasler believes Ben Barba will have no case to answer over his late hit on Dragons five-eighth Jamie Soward which resulted in the fullback being placed on report.

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