Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Medicab exit a sad end for champion Buderus

Glenn Jackson That they all rose – Roosters and Knights supporters – was stirring, yet it shouldn't have ended like this.

League

Facing team he loved, enforcer is all business

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves

Glenn Jackson Jared Waerea-Hargreaves will face the team he never wanted to leave in Sunday's grand final.

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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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NRL clubs get back to business

NRL grand final preview (Thumbnail)

Glenn Jackson Most of Cronulla's recruits trained for the first time with their new club yesterday.

Players get say but ban on shoulder charge stays

Josh Papalii and Ben Matulino

Glenn Jackson NRL officials have agreed to meet disgruntled players over the banning of the shoulder charge, even though they are adamant there will be no backflip over the issue.

League

Young 'disappointed' at decision as players hit out at ARLC

Dean Young

Glenn Jackson, Madeleine Wedesweiler DEAN YOUNG, the player whose sickening collision with Greg Inglis appeared to accelerate the demise of the shoulder charge, has been left ''disappointed'' by the decision to ban the tackle.

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...

League

Tricolours show true colours to surge into calculations

James Maloney

Glenn Jackson Let it now be official. Sydney Roosters have a serious scalp. Having won on Monday night against Manly under trying circumstances - at Brookvale Oval, and without a player for the final 11 minutes -...

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Rugby League

Mate against mate as Waerea-Hargreaves shown the door

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves

Glenn Jackson Manly prop George Rose admitted he ''had a few words'' with his former teammate Jared Waerea-Hargreaves after the Sydney Roosters forward became the first player to be sent off this season.

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League

Cap cruels yet another youngster's NRL debut

Kane Evans

Michael Carayannis, Glenn Jackson The NRL's second-tier salary cap has robbed another young player of a likely debut after the Roosters were told they were unable to use Kane Evans on Friday night.

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Rabbitohs v Roosters: the five key contests

Adam Reynolds

Glenn Jackson Souths and Sydney Roosters boast two of the best performing halves combinations in the NRL this year.

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Roosters steal minor premiership away from Rabbitohs

Waerea-Hargreaves

Glenn Jackson When the match was there to be won, two Roosters recruits stepped up. Yet when the game was there to be saved, it was a veteran, Anthony Minichiello, who showed there's life in the old chook yet.

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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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Wounded Panthers stage triumph over adversity

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

Players reluctant to join push to outlaw shoulder charge

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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.

No gold for Blues halves marooned in stalemate

Sharks

Glenn Jackson They were teammates last week but last night, their duel against each other was the key to their respective sides' fortunes.

Sharks sweating on Gallen after missing the point

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson CRONULLA'S inability to win without Paul Gallen was exacerbated by speculation that the Sharks skipper faces further time on the sidelines with an abdominal strain.

Maguire must find a way to overcome Souths' last hurdle

Matt King

Glenn Jackson A new era for South Sydney, but an all-too familiar problem. The Rabbitohs simply do not know how to win yet.

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Roosters stun Rabbitohs in NRL thriller

Roosters

Glenn Jackson A new era for South Sydney, but an all-too familiar problem. The Rabbitohs simply do not know how to win yet.

League

Tigers sweating on Marshall charge as finals hopes fade

West Tigers Trainning: 050812: SMH Sport: Images show the West Tigers League team training at Campbletown Sports Centre this afternoon including team Captain Benji Marshall practising his kicking game prior to he forthcoming round of the NRL. Photo by James Alcock

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers halfback Benji Marshall is confident he will be cleared to play in Saturday night's final-round clash with Melbourne after being placed on report in yesterday's loss to Sydney Roosters -...