Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Sloppy Bulldogs stagger towards sudden death

Glenn Jackson If the Bulldogs are to repeat their efforts of last year, and perhaps better them, they will have to do it the hard way.

League

Takairangi has no qualms in returning to bite the hand that once fed him

Brad Takairangi

Glenn Jackson After four years at Sydney Roosters, Brad Takairangi could see himself being squeezed. With Sonny Bill Williams joining the club, what he could not see was him in the Roosters' best line-up.

League

Brave Titans exploit sluggish Roosters defence

Ryan James

Glenn Jackson All of a sudden, Sydney Roosters will face South Sydney for the minor premiership on Friday night after two consecutive losses.

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League

Greg Inglis fit for Kangaroos World Cup tour

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis will be selected for Australia's World Cup campaign and is almost certain to tour after being effectively cleared to play despite his late-season knee troubles.

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League

Boyd Cordner selected for Kangaroos squad

Boyd Cordner.

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters stars Michael Jennings and Boyd Cordner have capped a grand-final win with selection in the Australian squad for the World Cup starting later this month.

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League

Fifita delays honeymoon to fly with Kangaroos

Andrew Fifita

Glenn Jackson Before this season, Andrew Fifita told his Cronulla teammates he was getting married on the Sunday after the grand final, firmly believing his Sharks would be celebrating by then.

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Outdated salary cap rules expected to be ditched within weeks

Jim Doyle

Glenn Jackson Proposed changes to the NRL salary cap in time for next season, possibly including the introduction of a transfer window, are set to be finalised in a matter of weeks.

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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.

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.

League

Gallen injury not serious, says Sharks coach

Gallen

Glenn Jackson Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has no issues with skipper Paul Gallen's involvement in a charity boxing event and maintained he expected the Test and Origin forward to be back when the squad resumes...

League

Gallen's ring debut a bout to regret

Glenn Jackson IT IS not quite Cronulla's worst fears realised, but the wash-up from Paul Gallen's charity boxing bout will leave the Sharks feeling their own charity might have been misguided.

League

Gold Coast show steel where it matters

Dave Taylor

Glenn Jackson It wasn't simply the fact that the Gold Coast have now won three matches in a row. It was the nature of them, in producing three first- half shut-outs, which have made the biggest statement.

League

New interpretation of obstruction rule could lead to more players 'diving'

Panthers

Glenn Jackson Penrith coach Ivan Cleary, a member of the NRL's competition committee, said he was not consulted about the shift towards black-and-white policing of obstruction, as he voiced his fear the new...

Stuart gives Hayne an early mark to be fresh for Blues

Jarryd Hayne

Glenn Jackson Perhaps mercifully, Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart allowed Jarryd Hayne the luxury of at least trying to turn his attention to State of Origin a little earlier than expected.

First blow for Daley as Gidley hit by injury

Kurt Gidley

Glenn Jackson Laurie Daley's first camp as NSW coach was just a few hours old when he suffered his first major setback: the withdrawal of bench utility Kurt Gidley due to a foot injury.

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League

Youngsters take on Maroon tinge

Laurie Daley

Glenn Jackson Rugby league can be a small world. After his NSW squad trained against the Cronulla under 20s outfit at Kogarah on Sunday, Laurie Daley asked about the young half who had played the role of...

Fight bans to increase baiting, says Bird

Bird

Glenn Jackson NSW back-rower Greg Bird believes the NRL's crackdown on fighting will lead to players baiting their opponents in an attempt to provoke a reaction.

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League

NSW plan to put Suncorp's rainy days behind them

Robbie Farah

Glenn Jackson There's winning a State of Origin, and there's winning a State of Origin at Suncorp Stadium. The task ahead of NSW is highlighted by the fact that just six players in the present squad have ever...

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League

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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State of Origin

It's do-or-die: Blues look to sew up series with time to spare

Raring to go: Luke Lewis (left) and his Blues teammates prepare warm up at Coogee Oval.

Glenn Jackson They have the luxury of being one-up in the series, yet the Blues are not approaching Wednesday night's second State of Origin with a comfortable mentality.