Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Foran backs Arthur for Cowboys job

Brad Arthur

Glenn Jackson Manly five-eighth Kieran Foran has endorsed the head coaching credentials of Sea Eagles assistant Brad Arthur, one of several coaches linked to the North Queensland job.

League

Cowboys up in arms over fans' abuse after defeat

Cowboys

Glenn Jackson North Queensland officials say they received assurances from the NRL that their players would not be exposed to opposition supporters during Saturday's double-header at Allianz Stadium.

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League

Angry Sea Eagles won't escape penalty despite Cowboys' comments

Geoff Toovey.

Adrian Proszenko, Glenn Jackson Manly officials are livid that North Queensland are set to escape without sanction for comments they believe are more incendiary than the ones that cost Geoff Toovey a $10,000 fine.

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League

Lui's cousin sent out bet tweet: Cowboys

Robert Lui

Brad Walter and Glenn Jackson Robert Lui’s cousin has been revealed as the man responsible for tweeting about betting on the North Queensland match from the halfback’s Twitter account on Saturday night.

League

Cowboys finally fold as resurgent Tigers play all their cards

Matthew Scott of the Cowboys is hit high by the Tigers' Liam Fulton at Leichhardt Oval on Friday night.

Glenn Jackson When you have gone through the worst losing streak in your club's history, you will take a win however they come, even if it's wet, ugly, and somewhat controversial.

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Tamou chooses Cowboys over Eels

James Tamou

Glenn Jackson LESS than a fortnight after Israel Folau turned his back on Parramatta, the Eels have been dealt another blow after North Queensland's Test and Origin prop James Tamou chose loyalty over salary to...

State of Origin

Blues coach gives injured stars time to heal

Jarryd Hayne

Glenn Jackson NSW coach Laurie Daley will give his injured stars until the weekend to prove their fitness after naming an extended 20-man squad for the July 17 State of Origin decider at ANZ Stadium.

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League

Sutton to miss 2 to 4 weeks with ankle injury

John Sutton.

Glenn Jackson South Sydney may be without five-eighth John Sutton for up to four weeks.

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Bellamy preparing for GI assault when Storm meet Souths

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy will prepare his squad to face its former Clive Churchill medallist, now South Sydney fullback Greg Inglis, on Friday night.

League

Kade Snowden faces nine-match suspension over shoulder charge

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 24:  Kade Snowden of the Knights hits Ray Thompson of the Cowboys which resulted with him being sent off during the round 24 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Newcastle Knights at 1300SMILES Stadium on August 24, 2013 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Sent off one day, season all but over the next. Newcastle front-rower Kade Snowden is unlikely to play again this season over his shoulder charge on Cowboys hooker Ray Thompson.

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League

The numbers don't lie: Lyon is without peer at the heart of the game

Jamie Lyon

Glenn Jackson He has not played a representative match since 2010, but there appears to be less doubt than there ever has been that Manly's Jamie Lyon is the best centre in the NRL.

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Grand final assistants locked in race to take charge at Eels

Craig Fitzgibbon (L) and Jason Taylor (R) l

Adrian Proszenko, Glenn Jackson One of the grand finalists is likely to lose a coach in the coming days.

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A start, but we're not out of woods yet, warns Farah

Robbie Farah

Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah conceded the club's seven-match losing streak has been his toughest period on the field, yet after the stretch was ended, he was quick to point out: ''We're not over...

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Rugby League

We can be heroes by ending streak: Blues

State of Origin

Glenn Jackson NSW players believe there is a silver lining to facing an eighth straight series loss.

League

Smith ensures integrity unit makes its mark as Tamou fined

James Tamou

Glenn Jackson, Chris Barrett NRL chief executive Dave Smith played a pivotal role in North Queensland prop James Tamou being fined $20,000 on top of his suspension from the second State of Origin.

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League

Tamou to miss Origin II after drink-drive charge

Tamou

Glenn Jackson NSW prop James Tamou will be sidelined for game two of the State of Origin series as a result of a two-match suspension after being charged with driving nearly four times over the legal alcohol limit...

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Broadcast rights might not be sealed before old deal runs dry

Dragons TV composite

Glenn Jackson NOW the ARL Commission is approaching what is being termed the ''struggle'' stage of the broadcast rights negotiations, chairman John Grant has raised the prospect of no new deal being signed by the...

Toovey tuning Manly machine in time for tilt at title

Daly Cherry-Evans

Glenn Jackson WHEN it was suggested to Manly coach Geoff Toovey that, in talking down the achievements of his side, he was sounding an awful lot like his predecessor, Des Hasler, prop Brent Kite interjected:...

Twelve into eight won't go - and ARLC counts benefits

Tigers

Glenn Jackson WITH two months remaining before the finals, the make-up of the top eight appeared all but confirmed. Now, just two weeks out, the top eight is still - mathematically - a race in 12.

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.