Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Jason King comes to the end of his clerkship at lawyers

Glenn Jackson When NRL players say they are looking forward to returning for off-season training, the words are generally spoken with a degree of trepidation.

League

It's no stretch to say this No.1 holds key to Manly's hopes

Brett Stewart

Glenn Jackson, Michael Chammas It's not quite a case of ''no Stewart, no chance'', but you can't argue with the cold hard facts - Manly have struggled without their star fullback this year like never before.

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Rabbitohs win fiery Brookvale encounter

Steve Matai

Glenn Jackson The battle of Brookvale II? Or, to put it another way, the match of the season so far, as South Sydney's premiership credentials were given the sternest test.

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Inglis a Rabbit caught in the head-spins: Maguire

NRL. Manly vs South Sydney.

Glenn Jackson South Sydney coach Michael Maguire has expressed concerns over the targeting of Greg Inglis, which resulted in his star fullback being the victim of three dangerous throws by Manly on Friday night at...

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Toovey tuning Manly machine in time for tilt at title

Daly Cherry-Evans

Glenn Jackson WHEN it was suggested to Manly coach Geoff Toovey that, in talking down the achievements of his side, he was sounding an awful lot like his predecessor, Des Hasler, prop Brent Kite interjected:...

Top Dogs: Sweet win for Hasler

Brookvale, Sydney. Friday night NRL clash sees Manly Sea Eagles v Canterbury Bulldogs at Brookvale Oval. Sam Perrett, scores the bulldogs 2nd try. Photo: Quentin Jones. 20 July 2012.

Glenn Jackson FOR one night at least, the Bulldogs are on top of the table - and Des Hasler is again a victor at Brookvale Oval.

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.

It's on for young and old, but niggle won't cause everyone to giggle

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson FOR all the brilliance of the first weekend of the finals, was there any more fascinating moment than a young Canberra upstart getting under the skin of one of the best forwards in the game?

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 in hunt for new prop as merry-go-round fires up

Kite

Brad Walter, Glenn Jackson THE expected departures of Beau Ryan and Chris Heighington to Cronulla could pave the way for Manly prop Brent Kite to join Wests Tigers next season.

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...

Rugby league

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.

Rugby league

Eagles flying high as Stewart stays, with Matai, Williams to follow suit

Brett Stewart

Brad Walter, Glenn Jackson, Chris Barrett JUST days after re-signing five-eighth Kieran Foran, Manly have received a further boost with NSW fullback favourite Brett Stewart agreeing to terms for a new three-year deal.

Manly make up for lost elation

NRL Sea Eagles 2012 season launch at Brookvale Oval. Co Captains Jamie Lyon and Jason King.

Glenn Jackson SO Des Hasler and the rest of the premiers launched their seasons last night. Only they did so 30 kilometres apart; Hasler, now with the Bulldogs, at a waterfront function centre in Pyrmont and his...

King raring to go after misery of missing finals

Glenn Jackson AS ANY footballer would at this time of year, the first day of autumn and just days out from the start of a different kind of season, Jason King is looking forward to playing in round one, against...

League

Tigers take it to wire again but clinical Manly cut through the hype

Jamie Lyon

Glenn Jackson A LATE spurt, in true Tigers fashion, should not alter the need for lessons to be learnt. The Tigers would be wise to keep a video of this match and put it somewhere they can easily reach it.