Tag: Ivan Cleary

Could this magical Cleary reunion at the Panthers simply be about dollars and cents?

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis There are some rugby league sayings that never leave you. “Nobody is bigger than the club” and “never assume” come to mind. Oh how they ring true right now as we watch the bitter dispute unfold between Wests Tigers and the Penrith Panthers for the ”services” of coach Ivan Cleary. On […]

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Penrith’s all-time power play to keep Nathan Cleary at the Panthers is desperate and ingenious

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis In what looks like one of the most remarkable power plays for a current star in rugby league history – the Penrith Panthers have reportedly offered former coach Ivan Cleary a four-year contract to return to the club that sacked him in 2015. Panthers current halfback is Nathan Cleary and is […]

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Reaction to potential Cleary reunion says plenty about Wests Tigers and their fans

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Wests Tigers went into last Friday night’s game against the battling Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs as hot favourites. They were walking on sunshine after beating top four teams St George Illawarra and South Sydney in respective weeks. What could possibly go wrong? Go wrong? With Wests Tigers? Just the usual. You could see […]

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Nathan can go play under dad at Wests Tigers if he wants to: Phil Gould

Penrith Panthers General Manager Phil Gould has made the startling revelation he has an agreement in place with Panthers star halfback Nathan Cleary that would allow him to leave the club to play under his father – current Wests Tigers Ivan Cleary. Gould has admitted he will not stand in the State of Origin halfback’s […]

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Confirmed: Robbie Farah will be back at Wests Tigers this week

It is officially official. Robbie Farah will be back at the Wests Tigers this week after being granted a release from the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Wests Tigers confirmed the news on Wednesday. “I look forward to welcoming Robbie back home to Wests Tigers this week,” said coach Ivan  Cleary. “Robbie brings a wealth of experience […]

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Wests Tigers approve Robbie Farah’s comeback

Robbie Farah will get to finish his career at Wests Tigers after the club agreed to coach Ivan Cleary’s request to bring him back from South Sydney. According to a report from NRL.com’s Michael Chammas, Wests Tigers board members approved the comeback on Monday night. “… it is understood coach Anthony Seibold made Farah a […]

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