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Ultimate warrior Nofoaluma set to play 150th game

Wests Tigers Coach Michael Maguire has named an unchanged team for his side’s round 11 clash against the New Zealand Warriors this Friday. After a strong 36-18 win over the Newcastle Knights at the NRL’s Magic Round, Maguire has retained the same squad for this week’s game as his side goes looking for two wins on… Read more »


Tribute to Tommy part of Titans clash at Campbelltown

Wests Tigers will celebrate the life of rugby league icon Tommy Raudonikis this Saturday when the club hosts Gold Coast Titans at Campbelltown Sports Stadium in round 9 of the NRL premiership. The game will mark the first time that Wests Tigers will have played at Campbelltown since Raudonikis passed away last month, with a number… Read more »


Why Wests Tigers and Maguire need some wins quickly

Wests Tigers will be looking to make amends for the heartbreaking golden point loss to Souths when they take on Manly this Sunday, April 25. In a sign that he was happy with his team’s performance last Saturday, head coach Michael Maguire has made few changes to the team that will run out on Bankwest… Read more »


Wests Tigers will be hoping for a post Easter miracle

The changes made by Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire to the team to face South Sydney Rabbitohs at Stadium Australia this Saturday are not quite as bad as re-arranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. But in some ways they’re worse; they’re ho hum, seen it all before, next, please. So Asu “AJ” Kepaoa returns… Read more »


Wests Tigers forwards show some mongrel at last

The improved performance of Wests Tigers in their 24-20 victory against Newcastle Knights came off the back of three things. Firstly, and the most important, the forward pack, led by Zane Musgrove, finally showed some menace. Alex Twal was also aggressive, as was Luke Garner and James Tamou. Coming off the bench, giant young prop… Read more »


Winless Maguire drops BJ, Ofahengaue on the bench

Joey Leilua has paid the price for a poor performance against the Roosters, as well as a general lack of discipline. The enigmatic centre has been dropped from the starting Wests Tigers side that will travel to Newcastle to take on the Knights this coming Sunday. His place will be taken by James Roberts, who… Read more »


It could be the Brooks and Doueihi show on Sunday

A late 2020 suspension prevented Adam Doueihi from running out with Wests Tigers last week in their round one clash with the Canberra Raiders in the nation’s capital. With Benji Marshall gone from the club, Doueihi, pictured above, was the obvious choice for five-eighth, while new recruit Daine Laurie was earmarked for the fullback role… Read more »


Wests Tigers revolving door: Joe Ofahengaue coming, Josh Aloiai going

The revolving door that is sometimes in operation at Wests Tigers went into overdrive in the past week. Having confirmed the signing of representative forward Joe Ofahengaue (pictured above) for three years, the club at the same time confirmed the departure of Josh Aloiai, who is off to Manly. Aloiai and Wests had been involved in… Read more »


Speed demon ‘Jimmy the Jet’ lands at Wests Tigers

James “Jimmy the Jet’’ Roberts has the biggest asset in rugby league: phenomenal speed. That’s the main reason that after being released by South Sydney at the end of the 2020 NRL season, the 27-year-old has now been picked up by the Wests Tigers. Since his debut in 2011 for Souths, the speed demon has… Read more »

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