Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

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Kade Snowden faces nine-match suspension over shoulder charge

Glenn Jackson Sent off one day, season all but over the next. Newcastle front-rower Kade Snowden is unlikely to play again this season over his shoulder charge on Cowboys hooker Ray Thompson.

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Snowden gone for season after pleading guilty to shoulder charge

ray thompson

Glenn Jackson Kade Snowden's NRL season is over after the Newcastle prop accepted a seven-match ban for the shoulder charge that left North Queensland hooker Ray Thompson with a broken jaw.

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Shoulder charge isn't on in finals

Glenn Jackson The ARLC has taken a step towards banning the shoulder charge, cracking down on the technique for the rest of the season and warning clubs that dangerous tackles will be punished.

Commission crackdown on shoulder charges

Kyle O'Donnell

Glenn Jackson THE ARL Commission has taken a step towards banning the shoulder charge, cracking down on the technique for the rest of the season and warning clubs that dangerous tackles will be punished.

Relentless Dogs kill fairytale

South Sydney rabbitohs vs Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium SydneyKrisnan Inu try rabbitohsPhotography Brendan Espositosmh,22 September,2012

Glenn Jackson The Hollywood story of the season found itself a rather predictable finish. Canterbury, the minor premiers and heavy favourites, extinguished the South Sydney fairytale with a ruthless performance -...

Captains' tip on how to win a grand final: miss out on one first

The Melbourne Storm's Cameron Smith (Captain) and Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs' Michael Ennis (Captain). The NRL Grand Final Breakfast at Daltone House, Pyrmont. photo by Marco Del Grande on September 27, 2012

Glenn Jackson THE saying goes you've got to lose a grand final to win one. But for some involved in today's decider, it's a case of: you've got to miss a grand final to win one.

League

Inglis 'all good' despite limping out of Kiwi clash

Greg Inglis.

Glenn Jackson, Brad Walter Greg Inglis put a scare through South Sydney on Friday night when he aggravated an old hip problem during the Test in Canberra, but South Sydney officials believe he is unlikely to miss any football...

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Second-half jump start gets Kangaroos home

Morris

Glenn Jackson Australia were simply stronger when and where it counted. Their key players stepped up when they needed to, with a Test match on the line.

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Bulldogs survive Dragons' sting in the tail

Ben Barba

Glenn Jackson A match which failed to reach any great heights for the most part sure had a dramatic kick to it. Unfortunately for Jamie Soward, it wasn't his best kick.

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Dogs' decline began with grand final loss

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 02:  Sea Eagles coach Des Hasler celebrates after the 2011 NRL Grand Final match between the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles and the Warriors at ANZ Stadium on October 2, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images) Getty pic

Glenn Jackson NOW, officially, the Bulldogs will ponder life without Ben Barba as they consider a release for their star fullback. Speculation has become reality. Barba wants out.

Players reluctant to join push to outlaw shoulder charge

shoulder charge

Glenn Jackson JARED WAEREA-HARGREAVES, who was on the receiving end of one of the most famous shoulder charges of recent seasons, is opposed to the controversial tackle being outlawed.

Pritchard poleaxe a point of contention

Frank Pritchard

Glenn Jackson BULLDOGS enforcer Frank Pritchard apologised to David Simmons after his controversial tackle knocked out the Penrith winger on Saturday night.

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Panel gives Pritchard the cold shoulder

Frank Pritchard

Glenn Jackson IN A judiciary hearing that seemed to have more than just the immediate future of a forward at its mercy - rather the very toughness of the NRL - what will be seen as the softer option won out.

Bulldogs take keen interest in panel's treatment of weekend hitmen

Ah Mau

Glenn Jackson CANTERBURY say they will be monitoring the match review committee's handling of several contentious high tackles from Saturday night's clash with St George Illawarra ''with interest''.

Tigers low on confidence, points and players

Tigers

Glenn Jackson FORGET, for a moment, that Wests Tigers will have to do something no other team has ever done before if they are to recover to win the premiership.

Fien warns Kiwis about defections

Nathan Fien?

Glenn Jackson New Zealand's Nathan Fien has urged Kiwi officials to act swiftly following James Tamou's decision to play for Australia and NSW, fearing more players will follow.

League

Bad boy Luke has learned his lesson

Glenn Jackson Issac Luke has learnt his lesson. The New Zealand hooker won't be attempting any retribution on James Tamou tomorrow night in Auckland.

Luke pledges to remain cool if it comes to taming Tamou

Issac Luke

Glenn Jackson AUCKLAND: Issac Luke has learnt his lesson. The New Zealand hooker won't be attempting any retribution on James Tamou tomorrow night in Auckland.

Inu sensation: Kiwi shines on debut as Dogs dismantle Chooks

Inu

Glenn Jackson There is backing up from State of Origin, which is what many in the competition did over the round, and what Krisnan Inu did last night, which eclipsed all of it.

Sharks may attack errant charges

Wade Graham sharks star player

Glenn Jackson CRONULLA officials are considering contesting charges laid against forwards Jeremy Smith and Wade Graham on the grounds of principle.