Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

NRL: The 2013 season in review

Glenn Jackson Before this year, most would not have known what a peptide was.

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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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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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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Don't expect too much, too soon from William Hopoate: Brad Arthur

William Hopoate

Glenn Jackson William Hopoate will begin training with Parramatta almost as soon as his two-year Mormon mission ends, but new Eels coach Brad Arthur has warned that expectations needed to be tempered around the...

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Outdated salary cap rules expected to be ditched within weeks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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Hindmarsh doesn't see Folau as saviour

Israel Folau

Glenn Jackson ISRAEL FOLAU will add another superstar dimension to Parramatta, but according to the now retired Eels skipper Nathan Hindmarsh, his impending arrival is no panacea.

League

Stuart frustrated as race to sign Folau slows to a crawl

Ricky Stuart

Glenn Jackson RICKY STUART'S jitters about the prospect of the Israel Folau deal being scuppered by the NRL have been somewhat allayed by Parramatta officials, who were meeting with NRL boss Shane Mattiske about...

Willie do it? SBW backed by Tonga

Willie Tonga

Glenn Jackson LIKE many, Willie Tonga will be hoping to watch Sonny Bill Williams's first game, intrigued about how he will take to the task.

Rugby league

Mattiske not ruling out increase in salary cap

Cameron Smith and Johnathan Thurston

Glenn Jackson OFFICIALS are set to put an offer to a heavy-hitting group of players including Jarryd Hayne, Cameron Smith and Johnathan Thurston at a critical and potentially explosive collective bargaining...

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Christmas comes early as agreement nears on CBA

Robbie Farrah

Glenn Jackson JUST before 7pm on Thursday, four NRL players stepped out of the headquarters of the NRL to state that they believed they had a deal. A salary cap of about $5.

League

Hayne concedes Eels can't match most rivals for talent

Hayne

Glenn Jackson The first step when you hit rock bottom is generally considered to be an admission. So, on cue only days out from Parramatta's season-opener against the Warriors, fullback Jarryd Hayne has conceded...

Bulldogs' bark remains as Eels pass up opportunities

Dogs

Glenn Jackson This won't go down as a missed opportunity for Parramatta, it will go down as many missed opportunities.

Farah close to signing a new deal with Tigers

Farah

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers officials are close to re-signing their captain and hooker Robbie Farah, and may do so as early as next week.

League

Dugan, Barba could do worse than look at Turner's demise

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Glenn Jackson If Josh Dugan and, to a lesser extent, Ben Barba, need any reminder of what a privileged position they are in, they need look no further than Steve Turner.

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Stuart looks for positives in Tigers defeat

Hayne

Glenn Jackson Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart conceded the loss to Wests Tigers would be a "learning curve" for his co-captain Jarryd Hayne, as well as his young squad, whose ill-discipline cost them at Leichhardt...

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Eels left standing as Tigers' twin engines click into gear

Tigers

Glenn Jackson WHEN Robbie Farah and Benji Marshall, unbreakable and unpredictable respectively, are in that sort of mood, Wests Tigers are always difficult to beat.

Carney the priority for reinstated Flanagan

Todd Carney

Adrian Proszenko, Daniel Lane, Glenn Jackson Shane Flanagan has labelled the retention of free agent Todd Carney as ''priority No.1' after being reinstated as Cronulla coach.

Rugby League

Broncos have extra incentive to sign Dugan

Dugan

Glenn Jackson Brisbane fullback Corey Norman's departure to Parramatta is likely to quicken the Broncos' desire to offer sacked Canberra star Josh Dugan a lifeline.

League

Bennett stands up for fixture, despite spate of withdrawals

Jamal Idris

Adrian Proszenko, Glenn Jackson Wayne Bennett has defended the players against suggestions they don't take the City-Country fixture seriously, claiming the spate of withdrawals is due to the rigours of an increasingly onerous NRL...

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