Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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


Greg Inglis fit for Kangaroos World Cup tour

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.


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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Life after Locky: Kangaroos' halves hopes now rest on shoulders of Thurston, Cronk

Cooper Cronk and Johnathan Thurston

Glenn Jackson DARREN LOCKYER may be gone, but it is clear he is not forgotten. His presence is still an imposing one in the Australian camp, even five months or so since his retirement.


Daly Cherry-Evans deserved Clive Churchill medal, selector says

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 06:  Daly Cherry-Evans of the Sea Eagles runs the ball during the 2013 NRL Grand Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

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...

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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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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.

Sheens ponders Roos' motivation

Tim Sheens

Glenn Jackson A ONE-OFF Test match has provided a different set of challenges to that of a long tour. Australian coach Tim Sheens concedes one of the key issues is ensuring that his players, at the end of a long...


Sheens endorsed for full-time gig

Tim Sheens

Glenn Jackson THE prospect of a full-time Australian rugby league coach - which garnered the support yesterday of NSW captain Paul Gallen - will be put to the ARL Commission during discussions as to whether Tim...

Sheens will quiz whistle blowers on rule changes

Tim Sheens

Glenn Jackson Australian coach Tim Sheens will seek clarification from referees boss Daniel Anderson - and perhaps even referee Ashley Klein - over key changes to rules and interpretations for Friday night's Test...

Battle of Sydney airwaves set to resume over NRL rights

Hayne radio

Glenn Jackson THIRTEEN years after 2UE lost the radio rights to the NRL to bitter rivals 2GB, the network has started a bold move to win them back.

Tamou conflict history: Thaiday

James Tamou of the Kangaroos during the Australian Kangaroos training session at Western Springs Stadium in Auckland yesterday.

Glenn Jackson Australian forward Sam Thaiday has maintained he long ago cast aside an on-field fight he had with Kangaroos debutant James Tamou.

Tamou's a mate where it matters - Thaiday

Sam Thaiday and James Tamou

Glenn Jackson AUSTRALIAN forward Sam Thaiday has maintained he cast aside long ago an on-field fight he had with Kangaroos debutant James Tamou.

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Suddenly it's the real deal for captain Kangaroo

Kangaroo captain Cameron Smith. Kangaroo's will be playing  against NZ in Auckland on Friday night. Holiday Inn, Sydney. 16th April, 2012. Photo: Kate Geraghty

Glenn Jackson Speaking with pride but also a little embarrassment, Cameron Smith remembers being captain.

Fears of player burnout throw future trans-Tasman Tests in doubt

NZRL Chairman Scott Carter?

Brad Walter, Glenn Jackson, Chris Barrett ARL Commission members flew to Auckland last night for a lunchtime meeting today before attending tonight's Test between Australia and New Zealand.


Smith steps into Lockyer's boots to inspire Aussies

Glenn Jackson When Test matches were on the line, Australia could invariably rely on Darren Lockyer. Now, his replacement as captain, Cameron Smith, has assumed that role.

Cool-hand Cameron picks up where Lockyer left off


Glenn Jackson WHEN Test matches were on the line, Australia could invariably rely on Darren Lockyer. Now, his replacement as captain, Cameron Smith, has assumed that role.