Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Victorious Stuart remains tight-lipped over Eels future

Ricky Stuart

Glenn Jackson Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart had the chance to end speculation about his future - but didn't. So while he lamented the speculation as being "unfair" on the Eels, it will continue.

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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

Top custodians hold key to their sides' finals fortunes

Billy Slater

Glenn Jackson Steve Walters, the former Canberra hooker, turned to his coach Tim Sheens one day at training and said: ''I've got Ricky Stuart calling from one side, and Laurie Daley calling from the other, who do...

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Grand final assistants locked in race to take charge at Eels

Craig Fitzgibbon (L) and Jason Taylor (R) l

Adrian Proszenko, Glenn Jackson One of the grand finalists is likely to lose a coach in the coming days.

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League

Roosters will learn from 2010: Fletcher

Bryan Fletcher

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters proved a little over a decade ago that, in some instances, you do have to lose a grand final in order to win one.

League

Flying start: Brad Arthur wastes no time getting down to business at Parramatta

New Parramatta Eels coach Brad Arthur will be officially starting in the position on Wednesday.
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Glenn Jackson Parramatta's new arrival has barely had time to sleep since beginning his tenure at the Eels the moment he stepped off a plane from Bali.

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League

NRL: The 2013 season in review

Sonny Bill Williams

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

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Farah's week in the spotlight continues with NSW Origin gong

Robbie Farah?

Glenn Jackson He has polarised opinion this week, but Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah will at least know that his NSW teammates think rather highly of him.

League

Where it all began for master coaches

Coach Michael Maguire <right> during South Sydney Rabbitohs rugby league training at Redfern Oval. Sun Herald Sport. 02 March 2012. Photo by Simon Alekna

Glenn Jackson In round 17, 1992, a close but seemingly unremarkable game was played at the then named Bruce Stadium - a 15-14 win to Manly over Canberra, clinched by a Matthew Ridge field goal.

Coach factory: how a game in Canberra set up the future

Des Hasker at Leichardt Oval 1993

Glenn Jackson IN ROUND 17, 1992, a close but seemingly unremarkable game was played at the then named Bruce Stadium; a 15-14 win to Manly over Canberra, clinched by a Matthew Ridge field goal.

Review spells bad news for Sheens

Tim Sheens

Glenn Jackson THE review into Wests Tigers' failings this season will be completed today and presented to an extraordinary board meeting tonight, by which time it is expected coach Tim Sheens's decade-long reign...

Farah to stay as Tigers hold powwow over Sheens fallout

Robbie Farah

Glenn Jackson WESTS TIGERS players have met en masse with leading officials at the club to address the circumstances of, and the fallout from, the sacking of coach Tim Sheens.

League

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...

League

Eels put end to Hoppa's switch

Will Hopoate

Glenn Jackson PARRAMATTA have torpedoed any prospect of Will Hopoate preparing for his return to the NRL with the Eels via a stint in Japanese rugby – before it has even been officially put to the club.

Tamou chooses Cowboys over Eels

James Tamou

Glenn Jackson LESS than a fortnight after Israel Folau turned his back on Parramatta, the Eels have been dealt another blow after North Queensland's Test and Origin prop James Tamou chose loyalty over salary to...

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...

League

Flanagan confident he'll coach again - with reputation intact

Shane Flanagan.

Glenn Jackson Having had no contact with the Cronulla board for days, it occurred to Shane Flanagan, when he was summoned to a mid-afternoon meeting on Friday, that he might not exit the room as the Sharks coach.

Happy loser, concerned winner: Stuart and Hasler eye bigger picture

Eels

Glenn Jackson One coach was pleased and proud, the other not so. But can you pick the two without knowing? Eels coach Ricky Stuart, quite remarkably, said the 20-16 loss to the Bulldogs made him feel better than...

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.