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.

Opportunity knocks for Rabbitohs' Keary

Luke Keary

Glenn Jackson South Sydney's fortunes in coming weeks might rest partly on a player who has made just five NRL appearances.

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Hasler, Cartwright slam penalty count

Sam Kasiano

Glenn Jackson Bulldogs coach Des Hasler has expressed his frustrations over the NRL officiating after a staggering 23 penalties were blown in Monday night's loss to the Gold Coast.

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League

Sloppy Bulldogs stagger towards sudden death

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Glenn Jackson If the Bulldogs are to repeat their efforts of last year, and perhaps better them, they will have to do it the hard way.

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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.

League

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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Deserving times call for desperate measures as Tigers need to prove they're play-off worthy

Tim Sheens

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...

Souths leave old mentality behind

Michael Maguire

Glenn Jackson SOUTH SYDNEY players used to occasionally be so overcome with the thought of winning a match that they celebrated like they had won a grand final.

Civoniceva still hopeful of September swansong

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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.

League

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...

League

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

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.

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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

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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.