Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Eels grab win but Tigers loss may end Potter's tale

Glenn Jackson Parramatta achieved their first win since May, their first since Ricky Stuart's cull, their first since Chris Sandow's dumping. And it might cost Stuart's counterpart, Mick Potter, his job.

Victorious Stuart remains tight-lipped over Eels future

Ricky Stuart

Glenn Jackson Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart had the chance to end speculation about his future - but didn't. So while he lamented the speculation as being "unfair" on the Eels, it will continue.

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Moimoi double helps Eels sink Dragons

Fuifui Moimoi

Glenn Jackson There will be few highlights for the Eels out of this season, but they have at least added one.

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Manly coach Geoff Toovey blasts unprofessional Parramatta Eels

Geoff Toovey

Glenn Jackson Manly coach Geoff Toovey has branded Parramatta "unprofessional" after the Eels' late backflip over his now former assistant Brad Arthur.

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Hayne concedes Eels can't match most rivals for talent

Hayne

Glenn Jackson The first step when you hit rock bottom is generally considered to be an admission. So, on cue only days out from Parramatta's season-opener against the Warriors, fullback Jarryd Hayne has conceded...

Bulldogs' bark remains as Eels pass up opportunities

Dogs

Glenn Jackson This won't go down as a missed opportunity for Parramatta, it will go down as many missed opportunities.

League

Eels left standing as Tigers' twin engines click into gear

Tigers

Glenn Jackson WHEN Robbie Farah and Benji Marshall, unbreakable and unpredictable respectively, are in that sort of mood, Wests Tigers are always difficult to beat.

Hock fresh for a new challenge with Eels

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Glenn Jackson Some might remark that Gareth Hock, Parramatta's latest signing, has left it late to join the exodus of English stars to try his hand at the NRL.

Rebel ticket victory promises to make Eels 'feel like a football club again'

Eels

Glenn Jackson and Brad Walter Steve Sharp, the likely new chairman of Parramatta after his rebel ticket's stunning election win, has vowed to ensure the Eels become ''a football club again'', and said it won't take a five-year...

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League

Mudgee strugglers: Eels cop a bush-whacking

Jamal Idris

Glenn Jackson On a field not used to NRL football, Parramatta looked like a side not used to NRL football. So poor was their performance that coach Ricky Stuart issued them a warning.

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Hayne loss adds injury to insult for Eels

Jarryd Hayne

Glenn Jackson As some of them fight for their futures, Parramatta sure gave Sydney Roosters a fright. After the turmoil of this week, the Eels produced a performance which was light years from their last, a...

League

It's not Allgood for Eels with prop marched for jab in loss

Mitchell Allgood

Glenn Jackson A match that was going through the motions almost ended up in the car park.

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Matai will seek revenge on Eels prop: Foran

Steve Matai

Glenn Jackson Manly five-eighth Kieran Foran has no doubt centre Steve Matai will be looking for ''revenge'' on Parramatta forward Mitchell Allgood should they meet again in round 21.

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Quirky Eels have Tigers sharpening their cause

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson BACK in round eight, Parramatta almost did the unthinkable, coming within a solitary point of overhauling a 31-point deficit in the final 13 minutes against Wests Tigers.

League

Eels put end to Hoppa's switch

Will Hopoate

Glenn Jackson PARRAMATTA have torpedoed any prospect of Will Hopoate preparing for his return to the NRL with the Eels via a stint in Japanese rugby – before it has even been officially put to the club.

League

Eels' bid to bend rules for Folau falls flat

What will Israel Folau do next? (Thumbnail)

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...

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...

Kearney ready to walk from Kiwis job if dual role interferes with Eels

Stephen Kearney

Glenn Jackson NEW ZEALAND coach Stephen Kearney will sacrifice his Test job if he believes it is coming at the expense of his club role at Parramatta.

League

Brad Arthur keeps Will Hopoate fresh for assault on Auckland Nines

Will Hopoate

Glenn Jackson They waited two years to get him, so another week surely won't matter much; having been left out of Parramatta's squad for the Eels' first pre-season trial – against Wests Tigers in Alice Springs on...

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Don't expect too much, too soon from William Hopoate: Brad Arthur

William Hopoate

Glenn Jackson William Hopoate will begin training with Parramatta almost as soon as his two-year Mormon mission ends, but new Eels coach Brad Arthur has warned that expectations needed to be tempered around the...

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