Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

John Sutton puts reluctant leader days behind as he becomes sole captain

Glenn Jackson It's only a little letter, but when John Sutton was first approached by South Sydney coach Michael Maguire about putting a 'c' next to his name, he felt the responsibility was too great for him.

NRL

South Sydney Rabbitohs beat Wests Tigers to hop to top of NRL ladder

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 30:  George Burgess of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the round 25 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Allianz Stadium on August 30, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson South Sydney are back at the top of the premiership ladder. And regardless of the result of Sydney Roosters' clash with Gold Coast on Sunday, they will have the chance to end the season there.

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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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League

Sutton not troubled by Rabbitohs' poor record

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 26: John Sutton of the Rabbitohs is tackled during the round seven NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Brookvale Oval on April 26, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson South Sydney five-eighth John Sutton concedes it is ''sort of like a hoodoo'' but he is also adamant the Rabbitohs' poor record against Melbourne before the second qualifying final on Friday between...

Rugby league

Inglis, Slater key to big clash

Billy Slater.

Glenn Jackson Inglis has the power to run over Sonny Bill Williams, Slater has the speed to go around him.

League

This final four is a dream coming true for promoters

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson The NRL faces a scenario where it hardly matters who loses; they still win. Whichever way they look from here on in, they will be blessed with promotional dreams on both the penultimate weekend and...

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Rugby league

Bunny flop: Freakish Manly turn on show to skin the Rabbits

George Rose

Glenn Jackson Manly love the role of the villain. And so the club which thrives on being despised have ruined the celebrations of South Sydney.

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League

Stewart deserves to play in grand final, says Burgess

Sam Burgess

Glenn Jackson, Adrian Proszenko Manly back-rower Glenn Stewart has an important backer in his corner as he looks to be cleared for next Sunday's grand final - the player who was felled by him, South Sydney's Sam Burgess.

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Auld Lang Syne: ex-coach won't bask in reflected glory

John Lang

Glenn Jackson YOU phone John Lang, and expect him to at least want some credit for South Sydney's appearance in more than four decades. But he won't. And that's to his credit.

Bulldogs end Rabbitohs' fairytale run with big win

South Sydney rabbitohs vs Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium SydneyKrisnan Inu try rabbitohsPhotography Brendan Espositosmh,22 September,2012

Glenn Jackson THE HOLLYWOOD story of the season found itself a predictable finish. The Canterbury Bulldogs, the minor premier and heavy favourite, extinguished the South Sydney fairytale with a ruthless...

Relentless Dogs kill fairytale

Glenn Jackson The Hollywood story of the season found itself a rather predictable finish. Canterbury, the minor premiers and heavy favourites, extinguished the South Sydney fairytale with a ruthless performance -...

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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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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League

Carney leads Sharks to win as selection date looms

Todd Carney

Glenn Jackson After his final attempt to secure a NSW jumper for game one of the State of Origin series, Cronulla five-eighth Todd Carney maintained he would be better for having played in last year's ultimately...

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First blow for Daley as Gidley hit by injury

Kurt Gidley

Glenn Jackson Laurie Daley's first camp as NSW coach was just a few hours old when he suffered his first major setback: the withdrawal of bench utility Kurt Gidley due to a foot injury.

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Gallen feels pain of Souths star who fell just short of mark

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson One of the first players John Sutton saw after Blues coach Laurie Daley told him he had missed a spot in Origin I was captain Paul Gallen.

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League

Blues coach hamstrung by Hayne's recovery

Jarryd Hayne

Glenn Jackson, Brad Walter NSW coach Laurie Daley may not finalise Jarryd Hayne's position for the State of Origin decider until after Parramatta's clash with Manly on Monday night, when the fullback hopes to make his comeback...

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League

Souths vow to unleash road warriors

John Sutton

Glenn Jackson South Sydney wanted a test of their premiership credentials and they will get it: more than 5000 kilometres of travel in the next three rounds - and that's just the start.

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Sutton hasn't looked back since turnaround at Souths

John Sutton.

Glenn Jackson Rabbitohs’ history books beckon for John Sutton, writes Glenn Jackson.

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