Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Depleted Sea Eagles see off late Raiders rally

David Williams

Glenn Jackson Andrew Dunemann’s first outing as a head coach was largely a disappointing one; Canberra were simply outclassed by a better side.

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Rugby League

Manly in Storm warning

Caught: Manly's George Rose is tackled but the Sea Eagles still had too many guns for the Storm.

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

League

Sea Eagles cruise to victory in battle of Brookvale

Williams

Glenn Jackson Manly have left it late to claim a major scalp. But their timing is as good as their execution was on Saturday night.

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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

Sea Eagles ready for physical examination

Anthony Watmough

Glenn Jackson and Michael Chammas Manly coach Geoff Toovey is expecting Friday night's elimination semi-final against Cronulla to be every bit as physical as the Sea Eagles' brutal clash with Sydney Roosters.

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League

Skipper shrugs off suggestions it's last chance time for Manly

Jamie Lyon

Glenn Jackson South Sydney have not won a premiership since 1971, but try telling their opponents on Friday night that the Rabbitohs will be more desperate to win than they are.

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League

The numbers don't lie: Lyon is without peer at the heart of the game

Jamie Lyon

Glenn Jackson He has not played a representative match since 2010, but there appears to be less doubt than there ever has been that Manly's Jamie Lyon is the best centre in the NRL.

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Rugby League

Sea Eagles' duo eye second flag

Glenn Jackson Coach Geoff Toovey told Daly Cherry-Evans and Kieran Foran to get more involved in attack.

League

Better halves: Manly pair thrive on greater role in attack

Perfect partners: Kieran Foran and Daly Cherry-Evans.

Glenn Jackson As they set about trying to finish Manly's season in the best possible way, the Sea Eagles' brilliant halves have reflected on the advice they received before the start of it.

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Rugby League

Roosters defeat Manly to take title

Sonny Bill Williams of the Roosters celebrates after his team defeated Manly to win the NRL grand final.

Glenn Jackson Sonny Bill Williams delivers in the hour of need as the Sydney Roosters prevail over Manly.

League

Chooks left crowing after heroic comeback for the ages

Sydney Roosters.

Glenn Jackson An extraordinary comeback from an extraordinary team. Sydney Roosters, armed with the brilliance of Sonny Bill Williams and James Maloney, have their first premiership since 2002.

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League

Judiciary, injuries threaten Manly

Steve Matai

Glenn Jackson MANLY'S hopes of defending their premiership may come down to two separate pieces of correspondence that they will receive today.

Come back Luke, all is forgiven - Rabbitohs

Issac Luke

Glenn Jackson SOUTH SYDNEY coach Michael Maguire is set to restore hooker Issac Luke to his starting side for tomorrow night's semi-final against Canberra at ANZ Stadium.

No doubt about result: Manly deserve their good fortune

Oldfield

Glenn Jackson MANLY'S title defence is still alive despite a dodgy calf and thanks to a dodgy call or two. Or at least that is certainly what North Queensland will argue, after the class of centre Jamie Lyon gave...

Rugby League

Des's 'underdogs' had us barking up wrong team

Stewart

Glenn Jackson WERE we really so silly? The Bulldogs had won 13 of their past 14, yet Manly were favoured. Des Hasler, who guided Manly under the radar for so long, couldn't have asked for more; his minor premiers...

Sea Eagles' premiership defence washed away by Storm

Billy Slater

Glenn Jackson WHO can take this one away from Melbourne? We shall find out tonight, but it will take some effort to topple the form team of the finals series so far.

League

Machine-like Manly taste blood as Knights self-destruct

Jamie Lyon

Glenn Jackson Back where they belong, at Brookvale Oval and under siege, Manly are back where they will believe they belong; near the top of the table as one of the premiership pacesetters.

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

Fuming Farah can't get past controversial obstruction rulings

Farah

Glenn Jackson Another night, another attack of the obstruction rules. This time it was Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah who expressed his frustration over the recent interpretations, maintaining defenders were...

League

Sea Eagles rise above first-half jitters

Lyon

Glenn Jackson The best thing you can say about all that is it's over, and both sides can move on. Manly took advantage of opponents who were off their game, while the Tigers couldn't.