Tag: Wests Tigers

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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South Sydney’s Damien Cook doesn’t want Robbie Farah to go anywhere

South Sydney’s State of Origin rake Damien Cook doesn’t want Robbie Farah to leave Redfern after it was confirmed Wests Tigers had approved Farah’s return. All now rests on Souths coach Anthony Siebold releasing Farah as per an agreement between the two earlier in the year. It’s widely understood Siebold told the veteran he would […]

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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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Rugby league and Macarthur region under threat from billionaire backing A-League expansion bid

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Wests Tigers and rugby league in the Macarthur region of Sydney has a new threat with momentum building for an A-League soccer franchise to be included in an expanded competition. Campbelltown’s City Council is behind the ‘United for Macarthur’ bid which takes a veiled swipe at Wests Tigers on their website […]

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Oddball Footy History: Wests Tigers melt in Townsville, Matt Ridge place kicks for touch, Brad Fittler the halfback?

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis  Rugby league is a funny game. It’s also a crazy, strange, wonderful place full of forgotten memories and bizarre events. Welcome to Oddball Footy History. WESTS TIGERS WEAR BLACK FOR SUNDAY GAME IN TOWNSVILLE It is round 23 of the 2000 season and the 7th placed Wests Tigers take the field […]

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Four hour round trip? Wests Tigers fans in Macarthur won’t travel to games at Western Sydney Stadium

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Inner city Wests Tigers fans are set to be the big winners if the club moves future games to the new Western Sydney Stadium in Parramatta. Fairfax is reporting that the organisation is considering moving the majority – if not all – their games away from Campbelltown Stadium and Leichhardt Oval. […]

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Flower children, man buns and harem pants: The Wests Tigers back at their “spiritual home” tonight

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis Tonight an annual festival begins in Sydney’s Inner West where hippies, flower children and bohemians come together to celebrate their spirituality. Where freethinking, folk music and harem pants run free. This is the Festival of the Tiger at the legendary Leichhardt Oval. Finish your craft beer, put that hair up in […]

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