Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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


Marshall set to leave Wests Tigers

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers five-eighth Benji Marshall will seek a release from the final two years of his contract.


Dark days eclipse new dawn

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson THE mood in both rooms was cautious but optimistic. In Balmain Leagues Club at Rozelle, the vote was far from clear cut; 295 to 99.

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Dinner is postponed - tomorrow these Englishmen are rivals

Gareth Ellis

Glenn Jackson TOMORROW, Gareth Ellis will meet Sam Burgess for the second time on the field this year, but off the field it is a different story.

Hard to defend: big win fails to cover the cracks at Tigers

Robbie Farah

Glenn Jackson AFTER a match which would have been followed by the drinking of both half-full and half-empty sports drink bottles, Wests Tigers players must have wondered whether to celebrate or commiserate.

Injury-hit Tigers sound out Mason

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers will decide within days whether to offer controversial rugby league figure Willie Mason a lifeline.

Terry towels up stuttering Tigers as Raiding party rules the west

Raiders v Tigers

Glenn Jackson One group of men hunched, huffing and broken; the other quick and eager. Canberra came for a match few expected them to win. Clearly they were some of the few to believe, however.


Tigers take it to wire again but clinical Manly cut through the hype

Jamie Lyon

Glenn Jackson A LATE spurt, in true Tigers fashion, should not alter the need for lessons to be learnt. The Tigers would be wise to keep a video of this match and put it somewhere they can easily reach it.


Fired-up Dragons show Moltzen what he's missing


Glenn Jackson IF St George Illawarra produce the attitude and aggression that they produced last night, they won’t need Tim Moltzen.

Tigers to make call on Mason this week

Willie Mason

Glenn Jackson WESTS TIGERS will decide within days whether to offer controversial rugby league figure Willie Mason a lifeline.

All over before half-time as stars regain stripes with solid effort


Glenn Jackson It remains to be seen whether this result will be a season-turning one for Wests Tigers, but it was history-making. In the 12 years of the merger, never had they held a team scoreless.

Lamb roast not on menu in Hanley 'homecoming'

Rugby League Wests Tigers Ellery Hanley returns to Leichhardt Oval. Friday June 15th 2012.Photo: Steve Christo

Glenn Jackson IT'S difficult to imagine a player with a deep Yorkshire accent, who played just 34 of his 546 senior matches at Balmain, being welcomed home to Leichhardt Oval.

Sheens: judge the incident, not the name

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 06: Adam Blair of the Tigers attempts to play the ball during the round 18 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Allianz Stadium on July 6, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) adam.jpg

Glenn Jackson ADAM BLAIR'S suspension this week has left Wests Tigers wondering whether he was charged because of dangerous contact or because his name is Adam Blair.