Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Hasler believes Dogs can press for top four

Glenn Jackson While many have been saying for some time that the top four is all but set in stone, Canterbury coach Des Hasler still believes his team - even without fullback Ben Barba - could challenge for one of...

Bulldogs put on brave front as they prepare to fill gaping hole left by Barba

Ben Barba

Glenn Jackson NRL players are experts in finding positives out of negative situations.

League

Sloppy Bulldogs stagger towards sudden death

titans v bulldogs

Glenn Jackson If the Bulldogs are to repeat their efforts of last year, and perhaps better them, they will have to do it the hard way.

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Newcastle Knights tame Bulldogs as Barba suffers serious leg injury

Frank Pritchard

Glenn Jackson Grand finalists last year, the Bulldogs have limped out of the 2013 competition rather meekly. And fullback Ben Barba, the subject of so much scrutiny this season, did so literally – limping to a...

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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.

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...

Bulldogs' young pups no match for Rabbitohs' nous

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson THEY might have won only their first finals match in 25 years on Saturday night, but when it comes to experience in the big games, Souths still hold an advantage over the Bulldogs.

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 -...

Captains' tip on how to win a grand final: miss out on one first

The Melbourne Storm's Cameron Smith (Captain) and Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs' Michael Ennis (Captain). The NRL Grand Final Breakfast at Daltone House, Pyrmont. photo by Marco Del Grande on September 27, 2012

Glenn Jackson THE saying goes you've got to lose a grand final to win one. But for some involved in today's decider, it's a case of: you've got to miss a grand final to win one.

Redemption tastes sweet for Bellamy's resilient men

Melbourne Storm

Glenn Jackson It won't go down as the greatest grand final, and certainly won't be considered the greatest night for rugby league, given the fallout ahead of us.

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Clubs restack from backs to their packs

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson PREMIERSHIP teams are bred not bought, or so the saying went the last time Sydney Roosters went on such a spree.

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.

Carney puts bruised foot forward for Origin

Blue ambitions: Sharks playmaker Todd Carney.

Glenn Jackson You might think, having just returned from a foot injury, that Todd Carney is putting aside any thought of a State of Origin jumper.

League

Reynolds stars as Dogs destroy Tigers

Josh Reynolds

Glenn Jackson Three significant returns have occurred for the Bulldogs. Props James Graham and Sam Kasiano made comebacks, and they were important enough for the previously stuttering Bulldogs.

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Bulldogs survive Dragons' sting in the tail

Ben Barba

Glenn Jackson A match which failed to reach any great heights for the most part sure had a dramatic kick to it. Unfortunately for Jamie Soward, it wasn't his best kick.

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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.

Young talent time at Roosters as Smith backs new generation

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27:   (L-R) Anthony Minichiello, Brian Smith and Braith Anasta pose during a Sydney Roosters NRL Fan Day at Sydney Football Stadium on September 27, 2010 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Craig Golding/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Anthony Minichiello:Brian Smith:Braith Anasta

Glenn Jackson IT might bemuse Brian Smith just a little but the chances are it will also be a source of great pride that just two of his players for round one against South Sydney were alive when he started...

Kearney curses as Storm star stays put

Ryan Hinchcliffe

Glenn Jackson EMBATTLED Parramatta coach Stephen Kearney has received another snub after Melbourne forward Ryan Hinchcliffe's decision to reject a pay rise in favour of remaining with the Storm.