Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

Rugby League

Broncos have extra incentive to sign Dugan

Glenn Jackson Brisbane fullback Corey Norman's departure to Parramatta is likely to quicken the Broncos' desire to offer sacked Canberra star Josh Dugan a lifeline.

Reynolds' triple play claws game back from Broncos

Ben Barba

Glenn Jackson This isn't the time or place to be waxing again about Ben Barba's efforts.

Both sides win and lose as Te'o found guilty but Broncos have charge downgraded

Te'o

Glenn Jackson AN ISSUE that is clearly a grey one produced a result that was predictably neither black nor white. Brisbane's Ben Te'o was found guilty by the ARL Commission judiciary over his shoulder charge on...

League

Bulldogs nab Kiwis centre to add depth

Glenn Jackson Chase Stanley is set to be the Bulldogs' first back-line signing in the post-Ben Barba era after club officials agreed to terms with the St George Illawarra centre on a two-year deal.

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NRL boss Dave Smith wants to double club memberships by 2017

David Smith

Glenn Jackson NRL boss Dave Smith has outlined his plan to double club membership numbers by 2017 as part of what he has called a ''massive cultural shift'' across the code.

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Finishing first not the be-all and end-all, says Reynolds

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Michael Chammas, Glenn Jackson Having squandered their chance to wrap up the minor premiership, Bulldogs five-eighth Josh Reynolds insists his side has placed no importance on finishing the regular season in first spot.

Civoniceva still hopeful of September swansong

Daly Cherry-Evans

Glenn Jackson Petero Civoniceva last night refused to contemplate the possibility that his illustrious career could come to a premature end next Friday night at Suncorp Stadium.

League

Tigers sweating on Marshall charge as finals hopes fade

West Tigers Trainning: 050812: SMH Sport: Images show the West Tigers League team training at Campbletown Sports Centre this afternoon including team Captain Benji Marshall practising his kicking game prior to he forthcoming round of the NRL. Photo by James Alcock

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers halfback Benji Marshall is confident he will be cleared to play in Saturday night's final-round clash with Melbourne after being placed on report in yesterday's loss to Sydney Roosters -...

Marshall confident of facing Storm after copping charge

Roosters

Glenn Jackson WESTS TIGERS halfback Benji Marshall is confident he will be cleared to play in next Saturday night's final-round clash with Melbourne after being placed on report in yesterday's loss to Sydney...

Enter Cooper, the renaissance man

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Glenn Jackson There are reactions you expect Melbourne's aggrieved footballers to use when lamenting their grievance.

Widdop lives dream in shadow of greats

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 21:  Gareth Widdop of the Storm passes the ball during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the Manly Sea Eagles at AAMI Park on September 21, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Gareth Widdop states it rather matter-of-factly, recalling his first grand final in the flesh, before realising what he was saying.

League

Inglis re-signs, set to be million-dollar player

Glenn Jackson Greg Inglis, who re-signed with South Sydney yesterday until the end of 2017, will hit the magic million-dollar a season mark through the course of his new deal.

Rabbitohs deal puts Inglis in lead for first million-dollar man

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson GREG INGLIS, who re-signed with South Sydney yesterday until the end of 2017, will hit the magic $1 million-a-season mark through the course of his new deal.

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.

Celebrations done, Storm coach set to weigh future

Craig Bellamy

Glenn Jackson PREMIERSHIP coach Craig Bellamy will meet his manager, John Fordham, this week in the first step towards deciding whether his job at Melbourne is done.

League

On-schedule Mick's no hurry Potter

Mick Potter

Glenn Jackson, Brad Walter HE was announced as Wests Tigers coach less than a fortnight ago, yet after taking charge of his first training session with his new club, Mick Potter insisted the pre-season was ''on schedule''.

NRL clubs get back to business

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Glenn Jackson Most of Cronulla's recruits trained for the first time with their new club yesterday.

League

Eels' bid to bend rules for Folau falls flat

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Glenn Jackson REACTION to Parramatta's bold plan to circumvent the $5 million salary cap next season to accommodate Israel Folau was predictable but emphatic: the Eels' rivals would only welcome such a move if...

Favoured Souths under pressure to deliver on fans' great expectations

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson In this set of six, Glenn Jackson looks at Friday night's Charity Shield showdown between the Rabbitohs and Dragons.

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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.