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Wests Tigers

Wests TigersWith 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 Nth Qld Cowboys.

Wests Tigers Articles

Tigers white anting their own future as fans pay the price

Tigers white anting their own future as fans pay the price

by , 31 Jul 2014 Video

In the last week Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter has been reduced to the status of a lame duck. Unfortunately, it seems any successful NRL coach must not only get results on the field and survive club politics, he must also pander to the star players.  It is a tightrope that few manage to tread […]

Choose wisely, Wests, your future is at stake

Choose wisely, Wests, your future is at stake

by , 30 Jul 2014

The current ‘he said, she said’ drama enveloping the Wests Tigers has provided much fodder for newspapers and sports talk shows as the team’s 2014 season slips away. However there is a different element of the club’s off field performance that should really get attention: the clubs remarkable player retention. First a quick anecdote. When […]

Wests Tigers Potter-ing around the real problem

Wests Tigers Potter-ing around the real problem

by , 29 Jul 2014 Video

Leaked reviews, alleged player revolts and boardroom politics, these are the days of Michael Potter’s life. While the Wests Tigers burn around him the inside out, Potter remains defiant, going about his job the way he has done since the first day he walked into Concord. Sunday morning and it is game day, with the […]

One step forward and two steps back for Wests Tigers

One step forward and two steps back for Wests Tigers

by , 28 Jul 2014

Mick Potter was a man with 24 hours to live according to the rumour mill. Major news outlets reported that Potter was to be be sacked after Sunday’s match against the Dragons, win or lose, following Brian Smith’s internal review of Wests Tigers. He has until the end of the season now, thankfully. If the […]

Potter safe until season’s end

by , 28 Jul 2014

Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah is adamant Mick Potter has the full support of the playing group after the club decided to postpone a decision on the embattled coach’s future until the end of the season. After reports on Sunday morning indicated Potter was set to be axed at a board meeting that night, the […]

Wests Tigers v St George-Illawarra Dragons: NRL live scores

Wests Tigers v St George-Illawarra Dragons: NRL live scores

by , 27 Jul 2014

The Wests Tigers host the St George-Illawarra Dragons at ANZ Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Join The Roar for live scores from 3:00pm (AEST). This match marks the first time that Benji Marshall has faced up against his old club since returning to the NRL following his brief stint playing for the Blues in Super Rugby. […]

Benji returns but his departure was a win-win

Benji returns but his departure was a win-win

by , 25 Jul 2014

While there was always a chance Benji Marshall would return and play against the Wests Tigers, few could’ve predicted it would happen so soon. Not even 12 months after Marshall’s release from the Tigers to take up an offer with Super Rugby franchise the Auckland Blues, Benji returns as a St George Illawarra Dragon. Not […]

Tigers the team to watch in 2015

Tigers the team to watch in 2015

by , 24 Jul 2014

If you aren’t following a NRL club at the moment, I’d suggest you take a long, hard look at the exciting Wests Tigers team when they shape up to St George Illawarra at ANZ Stadium on Sunday. The club has assembled the best array of young talent seen for many a day and if you […]

Tigers can roar but don’t boo Benji

Tigers can roar but don’t boo Benji

by , 24 Jul 2014

Before Benji Marshall, the Wests Tigers was a team of journeymen, thugs and stars well past their prime. Nobody could have predicted what was going to happen once the mesmerising talent of Marshall began to emerge. Without Marshall only god knows where the joint-venture club would be today. There were players like Scott Prince, Brett […]

Benji unsure what to expect against Tigers

by , 23 Jul 2014

Benji Marshall freely admits he doesn’t know what to expect, or how he will feel on Sunday when he comes up against his former beloved Wests Tigers for the first time. After agreeing to a code switch to Super Rugby’s Blues in Auckland last year, Marshall declared he would never play against the NRL club […]


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