West Tigers

‘Won’t be happy about that’: The silver lining amid Tigers’ major blunder: 3 Big Hits

Smith reeled out a tackle on Joe Ofahengaue in the first set of the match on Saturday night, his left arm hanging limply by his side.

He disappeared up the tunnel after just three minutes while Welch went the same route just before full-time, escorted off by two trainers amid fears he has done his Achilles.

If so, that could be season over.

Tigers down Roosters in the wet

The Tigers trailed 8-0 early as Roosters halfback Sam Walker caused havoc but coach Michael Maguire would have been pleased by his side's defensive resolve before they piled on two late tries to snatch victory.

Rival props James Tamou and Lindsay Collins were placed on report for dangerous contact and are in doubt for the opening round.

However, there were no major injury concerns in an entertaining yet low scoring match, in which Walker, Joey Manu and Victor Radley impressed for the Roosters, while Jackson Hastings made a strong debut for the Tigers.

Wests Tigers name five-man leadership group for 2022

Wests Tigers are pleased to announce a five-man leadership group that will consist of James Tamou, Adam Doueihi, Luke Brooks, Tyrone Peachey and Ken Maumalo.

The five players, who were appointed to the leadership group by their teammates, will share the captaincy duties throughout the 2022 NRL season.

Wests Tigers CEO Justin Pascoe congratulated the group on their appointment.

“On behalf of everyone at Wests Tigers I would like to congratulate the five players on their appointment to the club’s leadership group ahead of the 2022 season,” Pascoe said.

Tigers may have FINALLY found solution to $1.7m mystery. It could end a ‘decade of disaster’

Benny Elias and Mark Geyer have told foxsports.com.au why they believe 2022 will see a change in fortunes for the Tigers who have not played finals since 2011.

The return of Sheens and some shrewd recruiting has sparked a cautious degree of optimism in Tigerland heading into 2022.

There are hopes Sheens will become a football whisperer for under-pressure duo in coach Michael Maguire and halfback Luke Brooks.

Tigers win race for Panthers star

Koroisau will play with the Panthers in 2022 before joins the Tigers, the deal has a mutual option for the third season in 2025.

The 29-year-old made his NRL debut for the Rabbitohs in 2014 and won the grand final that year. He won his second premiership this year.

The hooker has played 145 NRL games across eight seasons with the Rabbitohs, Panthers and Sea Eagles.

Koroisau has played 13 Tests for Fiji and made his State of Origin debut for New South Wales this year.

Back in the fold: Benji's new role with Tigers

Marshall, who recently announced his retirement from the NRL after a 19-year career, is the second most-capped player in Wests Tigers history and holds numerous club records including most career points, goals and tries scored by a five-eighth.

As an official Wests Tigers Ambassador, Marshall will assist the club in a number of different departments with a focus on pathways and development — providing positional expertise to Wests Tigers Cubs program as well as at junior representative training sessions for both Balmain and Western Suburbs SG Ball and Harold Matthews teams.

‘Absolutely baffled’: Player unrest after Brooks pips Doueihi for Tigers’ player of the year

The Daily Telegraph reported Tigers players were blowing up after a three-man panel awarded Brooks the best player of the season ahead of clear favourite Doueihi.

“It is a really interesting one and Michael Maguire, Adam Hartigan and board member Danny Stapleton vote for the player of the year,” Rothfield said on The Big Sports Breakfast.

Tigers fans split over club’s ‘revitalised’ new logo with ‘no claws like the team’

Gone are the claws from the previous edition, with the club making a number of changes to simplify and modernise its badge.

The Tigers’ original design was introduced in 2000 after the club was founded in 1999, and has seen different design elements added to it, but has more or less stayed the same for 21 years.

However, Tigers CEO Justin Pascoe believed the logo needed an update so it would find its place in an increasingly digital world.

“We’re very excited to share these updates of the Wests Tigers brand,” Pascoe said.

‘Questions must be answered’: Madge’s job on the line after chairman’s brutal admission

The Tigers are about to commence a post-season review led by CEO Justin Pascoe and head of football Adam Hartigan and Sunday’s humiliating loss certainly doesn’t put Maguire in good stead.

The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting the Tigers received several expressions of interest for Maguire’s job but the club won’t entertain any other options until a call is made on the coach.

Pangai's X-factor propels Panthers to Tigers triumph

Pangai's second outing in Penrith colours yielded the Panthers three tries during his bruising initial 24-minute stint, the ex-Bronco instrumental in transforming a 6-6 deadlock into a comfortable 30-16 win.

With Brian To'o (syndesmosis) and James Fisher-Harris (personal reasons) back on deck, Penrith were at full-strength for the first time since early May.