Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Machine-like Manly taste blood as Knights self-destruct

Jamie Lyon

Glenn Jackson Back where they belong, at Brookvale Oval and under siege, Manly are back where they will believe they belong; near the top of the table as one of the premiership pacesetters.

League

Roosters down Knights, proving a point to Rabbitohs

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 28: Sonny-Bill Williams of the Roosters shapes to pass during the round 20 Holden Cup match between the Newcaslte Knights and the Sydney Roosters at Hunter Stadium on July 28, 2013 in Newcastle, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters might not be quite outplaying South Sydney at the moment but, having recorded their fifth win in succession, are taking the minor premiership battle - as well as perhaps the major one...

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Newcastle Knights tame Bulldogs as Barba suffers serious leg injury

Frank Pritchard

Glenn Jackson Grand finalists last year, the Bulldogs have limped out of the 2013 competition rather meekly. And fullback Ben Barba, the subject of so much scrutiny this season, did so literally – limping to a...

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Dragons bring back the fire to put Knights to the sword

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Glenn Jackson FOR two groups of players who have been coached by Wayne Bennett, it was the bunch who had been with him longest which beat the latest - once again.

League

Skipper shrugs off suggestions it's last chance time for Manly

Jamie Lyon

Glenn Jackson South Sydney have not won a premiership since 1971, but try telling their opponents on Friday night that the Rabbitohs will be more desperate to win than they are.

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League

Medicab exit a sad end for champion Buderus

Danny Buderus

Glenn Jackson That they all rose – Roosters and Knights supporters – was stirring, yet it shouldn't have ended like this.

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I'll be sweet: Cordner insists he's ready to return for decider

Boyd Cordner

Glenn Jackson He has not played since round 22, and concedes he will not be 100 per cent fit by the final weekend of the season, which all points towards Sydney Roosters back-rower Boyd Cordner becoming one of the...

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SBW to put up a fight after signing

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson AFTER all the debate and intrigue - and most recently the injury - Sonny Bill Williams is set to be formally unveiled as Sydney Roosters' marquee signing on Tuesday.

Mattiske affirms disdain for cross-code sharing

interim NRL CEO Shane Mattiske with at The Australian Rugby League unveiling of its five year game plan for the future of rugby league and also the unveiling of its new NRL logo.
Photography Brendan Esposito
smh,29th october,2012

Glenn Jackson INTERIM NRL chief executive Shane Mattiske on Friday maintained his administration had not overreacted over Danny Buderus's bid to join the coaching staff of the ACT Brumbies.

Tigers close door on Marshall move to Japanese rugby

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Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers chief executive Stephen Humphreys has slammed the door on any attempt by star playmaker Benji Marshall to seek a release to play in Japan, saying: "Let me put your minds at rest.

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Big names charged to rule on shoulders

Wayne Bennett.

Glenn Jackson RUGBY LEAGUE'S shift into a bad or bold new era - depending on whether you are a fan of the shoulder charge or not - was accelerated on Wednesday as some of the astute minds in the game met to...

League

Gallen's ring debut a bout to regret

Gallen

Glenn Jackson IT IS not quite Cronulla's worst fears realised, but the wash-up from Paul Gallen's charity boxing bout will leave the Sharks feeling their own charity might have been misguided.

League

Roosters fly south to bond and burn

18th August  2012, Story by Lee Gaskin , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Canberra Raiders v Sydney Roosters at Canberra Stadium, Mitchell Pearce gets a pass away

Glenn Jackson FEW NRL teams enjoy travelling to Canberra in the middle of winter. Yet well into summer, Sydney Roosters believe a trip to the capital will turn around their fortunes.

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League

Tinkler woes are trouble for Bennett

Wayne Bennett

Glenn Jackson WAYNE BENNETT'S future at Newcastle would be placed in jeopardy should Nathan Tinkler lose control of the Knights.

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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.

Newcomer Potter scratches for positives

Tigers

Glenn Jackson Asked what he would offer to the debutant Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter, the 658-match veteran Wayne Bennett, thought for a moment, smiled slightly and uttered: "Welcome.

League

Try and try again: a black night for Potter's Tigers

Willie Mason

Glenn Jackson Mick Potter's debut could have been worse, but he might wake in the morning wondering how. A tough prospect it might have been, to recover from the tumultuous events of last week - when the club...

League

Price proves right to keep master on wrong side of ledger

Matt Cooper

Glenn Jackson Just a fortnight ago he was under pressure. Now he is better than Bennett. Well, that might still be a stretch, but Dragons coach Steve Price still holds a perfect record over his former master,...

Gidley giddy after getting call up for Kangaroos

Kurt Gidley

Glenn Jackson The Australian rugby league team is staying in the casino complex in Canberra, yet the squad had witnessed a gamble well before they walked through the front doors.

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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