Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Rugby League

Manly in Storm warning

Glenn Jackson Sea Eagles leave it late to claim a major scalp but pick off Storm.

League

Flat Manly know they must improve for finals bid

Daly Cherry-Evans

Glenn Jackson Having produced what coach Geoff Toovey described as a ''flat'' final-round performance against Penrith, Manly captain Jamie Lyon conceded that the Sea Eagles would need significant improvement to...

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League

Players ignored the chance to have a say on rule change

Johnathan Thurston

Glenn Jackson THEY rose almost as one to vent their anger about the outlawing of the shoulder charge, while some expressed their frustration that they were not asked first.

Referees' boss stands ground over policing of obstruction

Anderson

Glenn Jackson Referees' boss Daniel Anderson has no intention of backing down from the ''black and white'' policing of obstruction in the face of increasing hostility, but says the NRL competition committee will...

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...

League

Refs blow time up for obstruction rule

NRL

Glenn Jackson Referees bosses have bowed to the wave of criticism over the obstruction rules and are set to abandon black-and-white interpretations.

Rugby League

Broken neck, but Sam plays on

Sam McKendry.

Glenn Jackson Sam McKendry played 14 minutes of Penrith's clash with Parramatta with a broken neck.

League

McKendry played on with broken neck

McKendry

Glenn Jackson Penrith front-rower Sam McKendry played 14 minutes of Monday night's match against Parramatta with a broken neck.

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League

Jennings leaves Cleary little to crow about after rout

Michael Jennings.

Glenn Jackson First, Sonny Bill Williams scored two tries against the Bulldogs; on Sunday, Michael Jennings decided to get in on the act, frustrating his former supporters by showing Penrith what they were missing...

Legends rave as low-budget Panthers down NRL's elite

Isaac John of the Panthers

Glenn Jackson It was the upset of the season and, according to some, Penrith's best win in a decade. And it was all done with a squad worth less than half this year's salary cap.

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League

Moylan 'filthy' after salary limit leaves him unable to bite Tigers

Matt Moylan

Glenn Jackson Penrith fullback Matt Moylan was ''pretty filthy and disappointed'' to be denied the opportunity to play in the NRL this week due to salary cap restrictions he said he could not understand.

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Moylan cleared to play against Canberra

Cleared to play: Matt Moylan.

Glenn Jackson Penrith fullback Matt Moylan is free to play against Canberra on Saturday after gaining an exemption from the NRL salary cap auditor on Thursday.

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Panthers push for reform despite Moylan's salary cap fix

Moylan

Glenn Jackson Penrith officials will continue to attack second-tier salary cap restrictions even after fullback Matt Moylan was given a late reprieve to return to the NRL on Saturday.

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League

Sharks snare Lewis on four-year deal

Luke Lewis, Panthers

Glenn Jackson Cronulla have won the race for Penrith's representative forward and deposed captain Luke Lewis.

Wounded Panthers stage triumph over adversity

Glenn_Jackson

Glenn Jackson The last time Penrith won, coach Ivan Cleary had just taken the captaincy off their star player Luke Lewis.

Nose-breaking hit and chicken wing put Burns on spot

Travis Burns

Glenn Jackson PENRITH playmaker Travis Burns will come under intense scrutiny from the match review committee today after he was sent off for a high tackle that broke Roosters front-rower Martin Kennedy's nose -...

No guarantee for McClennan in Warriors review

Brian McClennan

Glenn Jackson A review into the Warriors' remarkable fall from grace has already begun and chief executive Wayne Scurrah won't guarantee coach Brian McClennan's survival.

Switching sides provides few guarantees for the men in the hottest seats in town

Des Hasler

Glenn Jackson IF IT'S job security you're after, some would suggest you'd be safer as a Labor leader than an NRL coach. Politics can be ruthless, but at least most politicians get a few years to prove their worth.

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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Sandow set for bench role as coach weighs options for Parramatta

Chris Sandow?

Glenn Jackson PARRAMATTA coach Stephen Kearney is expected to use halfback Chris Sandow from where he selected him for tonight's clash with the Bulldogs - the interchange bench.