Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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


Peter Sharp to coach Cronulla for now as club board vows to fight sanctions

Glenn Jackson Peter Sharp will be Cronulla’s coach at least until officials have some finality around Shane Flanagan’s future after a landmark board meeting on Thursday night, which also saw the club reiterate its...

Timeline: How it all unfolded

Glenn Jackson A timeline in the ASADA investigation into drugs in sport.

Sharks confirm ASADA interviews terminated

Pics show a tribute sign at the Sharkies leagues club re the death of ceo Steve Rogers...  Ben Rushton/bgr  January 4 2006 SPECIALX 00000

Glenn Jackson Cronulla officials have confirmed that the planned ASADA interviews with Sharks players had been terminated.

Newcastle pact sets twitchy Sharks on road to success

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19:  Ben Ross #10 of the Sharks celebrates with team mates Andrew Fifita (R) and Jeff Robson (L) after scoring a try during the round 10 NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the Canberra Raiders at Sharks Stadium on May 19, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan says the Sharks feel normal again. And what is normal for the Sharks, at least given the quality of the roster, is for them to be winning football games.

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First blow for Daley as Gidley hit by injury

Kurt Gidley

Glenn Jackson Laurie Daley's first camp as NSW coach was just a few hours old when he suffered his first major setback: the withdrawal of bench utility Kurt Gidley due to a foot injury.

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No more Gallen in defeat, this series is one for the ageing

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson Paul Gallen can see the end. Of Queensland's streak, but also of his own relentless role in it all. He can see a time when, instead of throwing his body into a group of Queensland forwards, he is...

State of Origin

No more Gallen in defeat, this series is one for the ageing

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson Paul Gallen can see the end. Of Queensland’s streak, but also of his own relentless role in it all. He can see a time when, instead of throwing his body into a group of Queensland forwards, he is...

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Rejects star as Sharks fend off fightback

Andrew Fifita.

Glenn Jackson A NSW reject and a Wests Tigers reject came up with the key plays when it counted; Cronulla five-eighth Todd Carney had a hand in just about everything – the only crucial play he could not...

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Sharks snare Lewis on four-year deal

Luke Lewis, Panthers

Glenn Jackson Cronulla have won the race for Penrith's representative forward and deposed captain Luke Lewis.

Players reluctant to join push to outlaw shoulder charge

shoulder charge

Glenn Jackson JARED WAEREA-HARGREAVES, who was on the receiving end of one of the most famous shoulder charges of recent seasons, is opposed to the controversial tackle being outlawed.

No gold for Blues halves marooned in stalemate


Glenn Jackson They were teammates last week but last night, their duel against each other was the key to their respective sides' fortunes.

Sharks sweating on Gallen after missing the point

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson CRONULLA'S inability to win without Paul Gallen was exacerbated by speculation that the Sharks skipper faces further time on the sidelines with an abdominal strain.

Pritchard poleaxe a point of contention

Frank Pritchard

Glenn Jackson BULLDOGS enforcer Frank Pritchard apologised to David Simmons after his controversial tackle knocked out the Penrith winger on Saturday night.

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Panel gives Pritchard the cold shoulder

Frank Pritchard

Glenn Jackson IN A judiciary hearing that seemed to have more than just the immediate future of a forward at its mercy - rather the very toughness of the NRL - what will be seen as the softer option won out.

Manly left floundering as Sharks net their first points of season

Sharks v Manly

Glenn Jackson We are told that rugby league is a great leveller. Praised just about every day of the first three weeks of the season, Manly players will wake this morning feeling around for a significant chink in...

Gallen takes Shire boys to higher ground

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson After a performance that included 30 hit-ups and 35 tackles, and more than 100 metres of running over and above any other player on the park, Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan mused: ''Is anyone...

The Sharks' tale: how Cronulla came together to climb the ladder

29TH APRIL 2012- SPORT- STORY LEE GASKIN - THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.Canberra Raiders v Cronulla Sharks at Canberra Stadium, Bruce.  Sharks players, Todd Carney and Jeff Robson celebrate after scoring a try.

Glenn Jackson EVERY story is meant to have the ''who, what, when where and how'' elements. Which means this Sharks' tale has been missing one key ingredient so far.


Stand-ins leave nothing in reserve to ensure tough day for Titans


Glenn Jackson For a match that was meant to mean nothing, this match sure proved a lot. You had to look hard to find it but, when you did, the result might just have shown as much about Cronulla as any other in...


Carney provides missing link for Sharks to turn metres into points

Todd Carney

Glenn Jackson When Todd Carney signed with Cronulla he knew exactly what was needed - him.

Sharks may attack errant charges

Wade Graham sharks star player

Glenn Jackson CRONULLA officials are considering contesting charges laid against forwards Jeremy Smith and Wade Graham on the grounds of principle.