Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

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

League

Warriors set to name coach - it's not Bellamy

Craig Bellamy

Glenn Jackson, Steve Mascord THE new Warriors coach is set to be named within days, and may ultimately know exactly how Steven Bradbury felt, given the number of candidates who have fallen before him.

League

Elliott the man for Warriors

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Glenn Jackson THE long-running coaching saga at the Warriors is all but over, with the club set to appoint former Penrith and Canberra coach Matthew Elliott to the role.

With Bellamy out, Elliott links with Warriors

Matthew Elliott

Glenn Jackson FROM very early on, following the departure of Brian McClennan, the Warriors made Craig Bellamy their target.

League

Elliott pushes right buttons for Warriors

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 05:  Panthers coach Matthew Elliott instructs his players during the round four NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Penrith Panthers at EnergyAustralia Stadium on April 5, 2010 in Newcastle, Australia.  (Photo by Corey Davis/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Matthew Elliott has always been superb at talking a good game. Even if his sides hadn't actually played good games, his ability to be entertaining and engaging meant you believed him.

Elliott talks his way into top job at Warriors

Matthew Elliott

Glenn Jackson Matt Elliott has always been superb at talking a good game. Even if his sides hadn't actually played good games, his ability to be entertaining and engaging meant you believed him.

No guarantee for McClennan in Warriors review

Brian McClennan

Glenn Jackson A review into the Warriors' remarkable fall from grace has already begun and chief executive Wayne Scurrah won't guarantee coach Brian McClennan's survival.

League

Move to Bulldogs is a happy homecoming for Chase Stanley

Chase Stanley.

Glenn Jackson He has had two stints at St George Illawarra and one at Melbourne, but Chase Stanley still feels like he has gone home, having now made the move to the Bulldogs.

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Moimoi double helps Eels sink Dragons

Fuifui Moimoi

Glenn Jackson There will be few highlights for the Eels out of this season, but they have at least added one.

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My heart's at the Roosters: Minichiello to stay another year

NRL Telstra Premiership Final Series-Captains Call, Garden Island, Sydney. Rooster Captain, Anthony Minichiello
Photo: Peter Rae Monday 9 September 2013.

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters captain Anthony Minichiello has given the minor premiers a pre-finals boost, declaring he will almost certainly remain with the club until the end of next season.

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Brad Arthur keeps Will Hopoate fresh for assault on Auckland Nines

Will Hopoate

Glenn Jackson They waited two years to get him, so another week surely won't matter much; having been left out of Parramatta's squad for the Eels' first pre-season trial – against Wests Tigers in Alice Springs on...

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It's no stretch to say this No.1 holds key to Manly's hopes

Brett Stewart

Glenn Jackson, Michael Chammas It's not quite a case of ''no Stewart, no chance'', but you can't argue with the cold hard facts - Manly have struggled without their star fullback this year like never before.

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Bulldogs nab Kiwis centre to add depth

Glenn Jackson Chase Stanley is set to be the Bulldogs' first back-line signing in the post-Ben Barba era after club officials agreed to terms with the St George Illawarra centre on a two-year deal.

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Mitchell Pearce hit by mystery illness

Mitchell Pearce.

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters have suffered their first significant disruption of grand-final week with halfback Mitchell Pearce quarantined from his teammates on Monday due to illness.

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Roosters will learn from 2010: Fletcher

Bryan Fletcher

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters proved a little over a decade ago that, in some instances, you do have to lose a grand final in order to win one.

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Don't expect too much, too soon from William Hopoate: Brad Arthur

William Hopoate

Glenn Jackson William Hopoate will begin training with Parramatta almost as soon as his two-year Mormon mission ends, but new Eels coach Brad Arthur has warned that expectations needed to be tempered around the...

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Stewart finds form at right time to help Eagles soar

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 11:  Anthony Watmough of Manly walks off injured during the round 22 NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the New Zealand Warriors at Bluetongue Stadium on August 11, 2013 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson The last time Glenn Stewart approached a match against South Sydney, he was returning to his side after a knee injury; unfit and unsure about what lay ahead.

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Cancer scare gives Chambers sense of perspective

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 21:  Will Chambers of the Storm is tackled during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the Manly Sea Eagles at AAMI Park on September 21, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson A GRAND FINAL is always the motivation, right? It's what they all say this week, all week. They might be in different teams, yet they share that as their common goal. Right?

Widdop lives dream in shadow of greats

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 21:  Gareth Widdop of the Storm passes the ball during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the Manly Sea Eagles at AAMI Park on September 21, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Gareth Widdop states it rather matter-of-factly, recalling his first grand final in the flesh, before realising what he was saying.

Review spells bad news for Sheens

Tim Sheens

Glenn Jackson THE review into Wests Tigers' failings this season will be completed today and presented to an extraordinary board meeting tonight, by which time it is expected coach Tim Sheens's decade-long reign...

Rugby League

How the Storm rebuilt after 2010

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 26:  Billy Slater and Ryan Hoffman walk to the bus as Melbourne Storm players prepare to depart Melbourne, bound for Sydney ahead of Sunday's NRL Grand Final, at AAMI Park on September 26, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson, Sydney No club has consistently turned over as many players as Melbourne has since 2006.