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.
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.
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.
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.
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,...
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.
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...
Glenn Jackson PREMIERSHIP teams are bred not bought, or so the saying went the last time Sydney Roosters went on such a spree.
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...
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.
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.
Glenn Jackson WAYNE BENNETT'S future at Newcastle would be placed in jeopardy should Nathan Tinkler lose control of the Knights.
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.
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.
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.
Glenn Jackson IT WAS South Sydney's sliding doors moment. Last year, after missing out on the signature of Wayne Bennett, the Rabbitohs signed Michael Maguire to turn the club around.
Glenn Jackson IF A call to arms is what Wests Tigers need, a call to arms is what they will get. Wests Tigers coach Tim Sheens yesterday declared his team would not deserve to make the finals should they succumb...
Brad Walter and Glenn Jackson WAYNE BENNETT and Tim Sheens, the two most experienced and successful coaches in the NRL, are angered over the failure of on-field officials to stop play for seriously injured players in weekend...
Glenn Jackson WESTS TIGERS may have to beat the likely minor premiers, Melbourne, in the final round of the premiership to seal a place in the top eight.
Glenn Jackson COACHES are generally prepared for any question. Canberra coach David Furner, under pressure at various times this season, is no different. But one question yesterday had him scrambling.