With the merging of the Balmain Tigers and the Western Suburbs Magpies, the Wests Tigers were admitted to the NRL in 2000. It took only five seasons for the newly established Tigers outfit to register its first premiership in 2005, when Benji Marshall and Scott Prince led Wests to a memorable Grand Final victory over the North Queensland Cowboys.
In 2015 the Tigers finished in the NRL season in 15th place, only missing the wooden spoon on points difference.
Full 2016 NRL draw can be found here.
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