Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

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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JACKSONVILLE

Marshall, Prince illustrate ruthless times

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Glenn Jackson EIGHT years after they were the halves partnership who took Wests Tigers to a premiership, the paths of Benji Marshall and Scott Prince cross again. Not in the conventional way.

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Hayne's vision pays dividends for Parramatta

Jarryd Hayne

Glenn Jackson Benji Marshall and Jarryd Hayne, the two Friday five-eighths, will wake on Saturday morning facing completely different challenges. Marshall, the Wests Tigers no.

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League

Eels grab win but Tigers loss may end Potter's tale

Fuifui Moimoi

Glenn Jackson Parramatta achieved their first win since May, their first since Ricky Stuart's cull, their first since Chris Sandow's dumping. And it might cost Stuart's counterpart, Mick Potter, his job.

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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

NSW chief rings the changes on Blues

Josh Morris and Robbie Farah

Glenn Jackson NSW Rugby League boss Geoff Carr will personally phone every coach who has been linked with the vacant Blues position to gauge their interest in the job - including those contracted to NRL clubs.

Battle of Sydney airwaves set to resume over NRL rights

Hayne radio

Glenn Jackson THIRTEEN years after 2UE lost the radio rights to the NRL to bitter rivals 2GB, the network has started a bold move to win them back.

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.