Tag: Jason Taylor

David Heath says Wests Tigers ISP can improve and defends Jason Taylor after sacking

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Wests Tigers Intrust Super Premiership coach David Heath says his team can turn their season around with a number of positional changes and additions including halfback Jack Littlejohn and boom hooker Jacob Liddle ahead of their round four showdown with the Newtown Jets at Campbelltown Stadium. Jason Taylor has been sacked as […]

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Wests Tigers should bring back Tim Sheens, sign Ivan Cleary as coach and Jarryd Hayne as five-eigth

BY CURTIS WOODWARD If the Wests Tigers Intrust Super Premiership side were not struggling too you’d be more inclined to hand Luke Brooks and Mitchell Moses the axe to reserves rather than a juicy, new upgrade to their contracts. But that’s the way the cookie crumbles. Ain’t it grand being a modern day NRL half? […]

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Players dictacting to the club a “dangerous precedent”: Phil Gould

BY KANE AUSTIN Penrith Panthers General Manager Phil Gould has weighed in on Jason Taylor’s sacking at the Wests Tigers saying he believed his exit had more to do with frustrations off-field rather than on-field. “It’s a fact that the Tigers have been belted in the last two appearances by a combined score of 82-8” […]

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Steve Roach says sacking Jason Taylor won’t fix Wests Tigers problems

Balmain Tigers legend Steve Roach has lashed the Wests Tigers saying sacking Jason Taylor as coach won’t fix the problems at the joint venture club. Roach said the team’s problems start in the engine room. “Aaron Woods has been carrying that pack for five years,” Roach told foxsports.com.au. “ … The Tigers have never been […]

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Taylor, Potter, Sheens: Why coaching Wests Tigers is a poisoned chalice

BY CURTIS WOODWARD After being sacked as Wests Tigers coach in 2012, Tim Sheens said, “Put it this way: players get rid of coaches.” This was Sheens speaking to Fox Sports after 250 games in charge of the club he led to an unlikely premiership seven years earlier. “It’s generally senior players too,” he added. […]

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Disgraceful Wests Tigers couldn’t knock a pea off a chop

BY CURTIS WOODWARD They have only played three games but the alarm bells are ringing for the embattled Wests Tigers who were hammered 46-6 on Sunday against the Canberra Raiders. Wests Tigers were toothless at GIO Stadium and a shell of the side that belted South Sydney in round one. “We just allowed them to […]

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