After representing both codes at Australian schoolboy level (U'17s in RU in 1980 and U'18s in League in 1981), Jackson started his rugby league career with Souths Brisbane and proved a valuable attacking player at centre and five eighth. He made his State of Origin debut in 1986 before following his former coach Wayne Bennett to Canberra in 1987. Jackson played in the centres in the Raiders’ grand final loss to Manly that year before breaking into the Australian side in 1988. His two tries in the Centenary Ashes Te...
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