Tag: Benji Marshall

Ghosts of 2005: Farah and Marshall reunion set for round 18 blockbuster against Dragons

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Wests Tigers legend Robbie Farah will make his triumphant club return this Sunday at a packed Leichhardt Oval after two years in the National Rugby League wilderness. We all know the story. Some still support then-coach Jason Taylor’s decision to axe Farah from the first grade side in 2016. Most have […]

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Former Kangaroo says Robbie Farah will make all the difference at Wests Tigers

He may have his venues mixed up but former Kangaroo Corey Parker believes Robbie Farah’s return to Wests Tigers could make the difference after a string of losses. “The Tigers have been down on their performance over the past six weeks compared to the start of the season and Robbie might just be the fix […]

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Jeremy Marshall-King’s untold story as a 16-year-old park footballer

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Everyone wants to do the Marshall brothers story. It makes sense. Benji has resurrected his career at Wests Tigers while the unlikely Jeremy starts again tonight for Canterbury. Both are playing number 6 but they couldn’t be any more different. You know the story already. Benji can beat you with a […]

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Former Wests Tigers half says Josh Reynolds must come off the bench

Former Wests Tigers five-eigth Braith Anasta says coach Ivan Cleary has little choice but to play star recruit Josh Reynolds off the bench in his return such is the form of veteran Benji Marshall and Luke Brooks. Marshall and Brooks starred again on Monday as Wests Tigers thrashed rivals Parramatta. “Does he come off the […]

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Legends, stars and heroes: Players that never should have left their first loves

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Some players become ingrained in a club. Whether as captain, the superstar playmaker or because of the blood, sweat and tears they’ve spilt for the team and their fans. Sometimes, for different reasons, those players end up somewhere else.   Steve Rogers Dragons An icon of the Cronulla club, Rogers played […]

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Benji Marshall’s little bro in line to make NRL debut at Leichhardt Oval

Wests Tigers fans could be hollering for a Marshall this weekend at Leichhardt Oval long before favourite son Benji returns to the club in 2018. Benji’s little brother Jeremy is in line to make his NRL debut against the New Zealand Warriors. The younger sibling who goes by the name Marshall-King, has been rock solid […]

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Bennett reveals he pushed Marshall to make fairytale return to Wests Tigers

Brisbane Coach Wayne Bennett has revealed that he wanted Benji Marshall to return to his beloved Wests Tigers to finish his career. Marshall has found great form in 2017 as a utility at the Broncos but Bennett believes Marshall deserved to finish his career at the club where it all started. “I encouraged him to […]

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