Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Blake Ferguson turns to Islam en route to redemption

Blake Ferguson

Glenn Jackson Blake Ferguson appears to be taking a road to rehabilitation and redemption via Islam.

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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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League

Takairangi has no qualms in returning to bite the hand that once fed him

Brad Takairangi

Glenn Jackson After four years at Sydney Roosters, Brad Takairangi could see himself being squeezed. With Sonny Bill Williams joining the club, what he could not see was him in the Roosters' best line-up.

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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Roosters steal minor premiership away from Rabbitohs

Waerea-Hargreaves

Glenn Jackson When the match was there to be won, two Roosters recruits stepped up. Yet when the game was there to be saved, it was a veteran, Anthony Minichiello, who showed there's life in the old chook yet.

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League

Caging the Rooster: NRL will spare no effort to retain SBW

Sonny-Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Sonny Bill Williams' retention has attracted the commitment of the highest office in the game - NRL chief executive Dave Smith has declared the administration will do ''whatever we can'' to keep the...

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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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Walking wounded fighting to bounce back as Roosters look to final squad

Mitchell Pearce

Glenn Jackson Mitchell Pearce trained but Sonny Bill Williams didn't, as the disruptions to grand-final week continued for minor premiers Sydney Roosters.

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Fans left disappointed as SBW is a no-show

williams

Glenn Jackson, Michael Carayannis The Roosters have defended Sonny Bill Williams after the superstar was a notable absentee from the annual NRL fan day at Darling Harbour on Thursday afternoon.

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Rugby League

Roosters defeat Manly to take title

Sonny Bill Williams of the Roosters celebrates after his team defeated Manly to win the NRL grand final.

Glenn Jackson Sonny Bill Williams delivers in the hour of need as the Sydney Roosters prevail over Manly.

League

SBW content NRL is in safe hands with or without him

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Sonny Bill Williams will decide whether he will attempt to win a second premiership with the Roosters in coming weeks.

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League

Chooks left crowing after heroic comeback for the ages

Sydney Roosters.

Glenn Jackson An extraordinary comeback from an extraordinary team. Sydney Roosters, armed with the brilliance of Sonny Bill Williams and James Maloney, have their first premiership since 2002.

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League

SBW backs half-time apology with actions

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Sonny Bill Williams told his teammates at half-time that he would turn his performance around. True to his word, he did so, producing two of the key plays in the Roosters' comeback victory over Manly...

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League

Daly Cherry-Evans deserved Clive Churchill medal, selector says

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 06:  Daly Cherry-Evans of the Sea Eagles runs the ball during the 2013 NRL Grand Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Test selector Bob McCarthy admitted it "didn't look all that good" that the Clive Churchill medallist from Sunday's grand final came from the beaten side, but he was also bullish in his belief that...

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League

Jennings faces challenge with inside knowledge of the SBW phenomenon

Michael Jennings

Glenn Jackson If he needs a reminder of the size of the challenge the Australians, as well as every other nation, face now that Sonny Bill Williams has completed his about-face, Michael Jennings need only look at...

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League

Last chance for World Cup win spurs old firm

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson The past and the future will be motivating the Australians in the World Cup. The Kangaroos' core players have never won the trophy - and realise that if they do not succeed this year, they never will.

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Roosters dump CEO

Steve Noyce.

Glenn Jackson The upheaval at Sydney Roosters has continued, with chief executive Steve Noyce being sacked.

Rugby League

Rabbitohs not fussed about Williams' return

Sonny Bill Williams training at Moore Park last week.

Glenn Jackson South Sydney is desperate to avoid thinking star is the sole threat.

League

'Ill' Barba checks into health clinic in bid to conquer his off-field demons

Ben Barba

Glenn Jackson Fallen Bulldogs star Ben Barba is likely to spend much of his time recovering from a multitude of off-field problems in a northern Sydney health clinic.