Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Daly Cherry-Evans deserved Clive Churchill medal, selector says

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...

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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League

Canterbury star Josh Morris may rejoin St George Illawarra, admits manager

Josh Morris

Glenn Jackson Star centre Josh Morris will consider a return to his former club St George Illawarra, and a reunion with his twin brother Brett.

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League

Rumours fly but Potter 'comfortable' with position

Mick Potter

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter says he is comfortable with his position at the club despite speculation he could be shown the door just one season into his tenure.

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Simmons disappointed by Tigers' statement

Royce Simmons

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers assistant coach Royce Simmons will seek an explanation from club officials after his name was linked to a clean-out of the coaching staff at the end of the season.

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League

Dark days eclipse new dawn

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson THE mood in both rooms was cautious but optimistic. In Balmain Leagues Club at Rozelle, the vote was far from clear cut; 295 to 99.

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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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League

All Blacks and Blues: Daley's Kiwi trip to learn winning habit

Laurie Daley

Glenn Jackson After eight straight series defeats, where do you turn? In NSW's case, following Queensland's record era of State of Origin dominance, you turn to the dark side. Dark as in black; as in All Black.

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League

Greg Inglis fit for Kangaroos World Cup tour

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis will be selected for Australia's World Cup campaign and is almost certain to tour after being effectively cleared to play despite his late-season knee troubles.

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League

Boyd Cordner selected for Kangaroos squad

Boyd Cordner.

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters stars Michael Jennings and Boyd Cordner have capped a grand-final win with selection in the Australian squad for the World Cup starting later this month.

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League

Fifita delays honeymoon to fly with Kangaroos

Andrew Fifita

Glenn Jackson Before this season, Andrew Fifita told his Cronulla teammates he was getting married on the Sunday after the grand final, firmly believing his Sharks would be celebrating by then.

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Marshall blames himself, implores teammates to go back to basics

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson FOR four hours on Tuesday, Wests Tigers playmaker Benji Marshall pored over coverage of his team's seven-match winning streak this year.

League

Six of the best fullbacks around

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 25:  Greg Inglis of the Rabbitohs makes a break during the round 12 NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canberra Raiders at ANZ Stadium on May 25, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) NRL guys

Glenn Jackson An old coach once told Tim Sheens that you can feel like you've got 14 men on the field when you boast a good fullback - and 12 men if you don't.

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.

Rugby League

Sheens to stay but for how long?

NRL. wests tigers training. Concord oval.
Benji Marshall during training with coach Tim Sheens
Wednesday 29th August, 2012
SMH SPORT pics by anthony johnson

Glenn Jackson Tim Sheens is safe - for now. How long he remains so depends on how long a review into Wests Tigers' failings takes.

Sheens in limbo during review

Tim Sheens

Glenn Jackson TIM SHEENS is safe for now. How long he remains so depends on how long a review into Wests Tigers' failings takes.

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.