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

Cap cruels yet another youngster's NRL debut

Kane Evans

Michael Carayannis, Glenn Jackson The NRL's second-tier salary cap has robbed another young player of a likely debut after the Roosters were told they were unable to use Kane Evans on Friday night.

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League

SBW home to roost, but he's still coy on how long

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson He is expected to stay at the Sydney Roosters for another season, but it's unlikely Sonny Bill Williams will rush to a final decision.

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League

Roosters down Knights, proving a point to Rabbitohs

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 28: Sonny-Bill Williams of the Roosters shapes to pass during the round 20 Holden Cup match between the Newcaslte Knights and the Sydney Roosters at Hunter Stadium on July 28, 2013 in Newcastle, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters might not be quite outplaying South Sydney at the moment but, having recorded their fifth win in succession, are taking the minor premiership battle - as well as perhaps the major one...

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League

Williams faces ban, but high shot causes confusion

Mason

Glenn Jackson As Sonny Bill Williams and Willie Mason engaged each other in some social media banter, the NRL's match review committee was deciding that the Sydney Roosters star's hit, while worthy of suspension,...

League

Sonny Bill on report after high shot on ex-teammate

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Glenn Jackson Premiership winners together in 2004, the gloves came off for Sonny Bill Williams and Willie Mason on Sunday.

League

Not bad by half: Roosters' late show buries Tigers

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Three years ago, these two teams played one of the most remarkable finals matches ever, on the same patch of turf.

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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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