Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

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Brave Titans exploit sluggish Roosters defence

Glenn Jackson All of a sudden, Sydney Roosters will face South Sydney for the minor premiership on Friday night after two consecutive losses.

Titans run roughshod over clueless Chooks

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Glenn Jackson When teams talk of mathematical possibilities, it is never a good sign; like a board backing a beleaguered coach.

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Stand-ins leave nothing in reserve to ensure tough day for Titans

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Glenn Jackson For a match that was meant to mean nothing, this match sure proved a lot. You had to look hard to find it but, when you did, the result might just have shown as much about Cronulla as any other in...

Titans pay penalty as Dragons ease pressure … for now

Jamie Soward

Glenn Jackson THIS was certainly not the St George Illawarra of old. But they scratched and fought and, ultimately, won. The pressure will be eased on the team, and their coach, Steve Price.

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Takairangi has no qualms in returning to bite the hand that once fed him

Brad Takairangi

Glenn Jackson After four years at Sydney Roosters, Brad Takairangi could see himself being squeezed. With Sonny Bill Williams joining the club, what he could not see was him in the Roosters' best line-up.

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Tricolours need to lift game for finals: coach

Mitchell Pearce

Glenn Jackson After a performance by his team which was at odds with what most expected, Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson showed he could follow suit. One of league's most affable coaches was cranky.

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Civoniceva still hopeful of September swansong

Daly Cherry-Evans

Glenn Jackson Petero Civoniceva last night refused to contemplate the possibility that his illustrious career could come to a premature end next Friday night at Suncorp Stadium.

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Mattiske pushes to lock cap for five years

Shane Mattiske

Glenn Jackson NRL interim chief executive Shane Mattiske maintained yesterday that plans to lock in salary caps for the life of the new broadcast deal remained a possibility despite the uncertainty surrounding...

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On-schedule Mick's no hurry Potter

Mick Potter

Glenn Jackson, Brad Walter HE was announced as Wests Tigers coach less than a fortnight ago, yet after taking charge of his first training session with his new club, Mick Potter insisted the pre-season was ''on schedule''.

NRL clubs get back to business

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Glenn Jackson Most of Cronulla's recruits trained for the first time with their new club yesterday.

Galvin shown the door after brutal assault on delivery driver

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Brad Walter, Glenn Jackson PENRITH have sacked under-20s player Jake Galvin for his part in a vicious assault on a 77-year-old Pizza Hut delivery driver.

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Gallen's ring debut a bout to regret

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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.

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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.

All bets are off as rumour mill sends bookies into a panic

TAB betting wallet

Glenn Jackson Bookmakers reacted swiftly to the crisis engulfing Cronulla, suspending betting on the club's round-one clash with Gold Coast as well as other markets.

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Bookmakers suspend betting on NRL clash

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Brad Forrest and Glenn Jackson BOOKMAKERS have suspended betting on Cronulla’s round-one clash with Gold Coast on Sunday following revelations that ASADA officials have been interviewing officials this week.

Gallen savours 'best part of the week'

Glenn Jackson A tight finish, a group of players who remain close despite a burgeoning scandal. And, according to the Cronulla captain Paul Gallen, the easiest part of his week.

'Flannos in, boardies out': fans rally behind Sharks

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Glenn Jackson Liz McGee watched Cronulla play live for the first time on July 9, 1967, the club's first season in the NSWRL premiership.

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Damian Irvine quits Cronulla

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Glenn Jackson and Brad Forrest Cronulla Sharks chairman Damian Irvine has quit the embattled club.

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Gallen savours 'best part of the week'

Cronulla Sharks players

Glenn Jackson A tight finish, a group of players who remain close despite a burgeoning scandal. And, according to the Cronulla captain Paul Gallen, the easiest part of his week.

Fa'aoso faces up to four-week ban

Richie Fa'aoso.

Glenn Jackson Manly forward Richie Fa'aoso is facing a four-match ban over his controversial shoulder charge on Gold Coast's Ashley Harrison on Saturday.