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Brooks commits to Wests Tigers

Tuesday April 18, 2017 by  

Wests Tigers are pleased to announce that halfback Luke Brooks has extended his playing contract with the Club for the next two seasons.

The new deal will see Brooks remain with Wests Tigers until at least the end of the 2019 season.

Since making his NRL debut for the Club in 2013, the former Dally M Rookie of the Year has played a total of 70 first-grade games in Wests Tigers colours, making his representative debut for the NRL All Stars in 2015. Read more

Wests Tigers announce Ivan Cleary as Head Coach

Monday April 3, 2017 by  

Wests Tigers have today announced that Ivan Cleary will take on the role of Head Coach, effective immediately.

Cleary will take on the role of Head Coach until the end of the 2020 NRL season.

Cleary, 46, has coached 252 NRL games at the New Zealand Warriors and Penrith Panthers, plus was Head Coach of the 2015 Prime Minister’s XIII team and was named the 2014 Daly M Coach of the Year. Read more

Wests Tigers sign Tim Grant

Friday January 8, 2016 by  

Wests Tigers have today confirmed that Tim Grant has joined the Club for the coming two seasons.

Grant, 27, has played 144 NRL games since making his debut for the Penrith Panthers in 2007.

He joins Wests Tigers from the South Sydney Rabbitohs where he played 20 games during the 2015 season. Grant also played two State of Origin games for New South Wales in 2012. Read more

Woods named as Wests Tigers Captain

Friday December 18, 2015 by  

Wests Tigers have today confirmed that Aaron Woods will be the Club’s Captain for the 2016 NRL season.

Woods, 24, has played 105 NRL games for Wests Tigers since making his debut in 2011.

The Leichhardt Junior has also played five Tests for Australia and has made seven State of Origin appearances for New South Wales. Read more

Wests Tigers secure experienced duo

Tuesday November 3, 2015 by  

Wests Tigers are pleased to confirm the re-signing of utility Dene Halatau on a one-year deal, and also the addition of hooker Matt Ballin from Manly-Warringah.

The pair boast more than 400 first grade games between them, strengthening the level of experience within the Club’s playing roster for the 2016 season.

Halatau has played a total of 226 NRL matches since making his debut in 2003, with 157 appearances for Wests Tigers over two separate stints. Read more

Richards to depart at season’s end

Thursday July 9, 2015 by  

Wests Tigers can confirm that Pat Richards will leave the Club at the conclusion of the 2015 National Rugby League season.

Richards will take up an opportunity to finish his career in Super League with French outfit, the Catalans Dragons.

The 33-year-old winger, who was part of the 2005 premiership-winning side, returned to the Club last season following on from an eight-year stint with the Wigan Warriors. Read more

Wests Tigers Statement

Wednesday March 19, 2014 by  

Wests Tigers are sympathetic to the situation that Balmain Tigers Leagues Club currently finds itself in, as a historic contributor to the game of Rugby League Wests Tigers are hopeful the issue is resolved quickly.

First and foremost it is important that Wests Tigers clarifies that Balmain Tigers Leagues Club is two steps removed from the NRL Club. Wests Tigers does not rely on Balmain Tigers Leagues Club funding, and has not for some time. The Balmain Tigers Leagues Club is owned outright by the Balmain Tigers Football Club.

Wests Tigers is a joint-venture between Balmain Tigers Rugby League Football Club (Balmain Tigers) and Western Suburbs Rugby League Football Group (Wests Group), with funding shortfalls historically covered with a 50/50 split between the two shareholders. Due to a range of circumstances for the past three seasons this shareholder funding has not occurred to a sufficient level. Read more

Woods re-signs with Wests Tigers

Monday February 10, 2014 by  

Wests Tigers are pleased to announce that Aaron Woods has re-signed with the Club for a further three years.

The new deal is a significant boost leading into this weekend’s NRL Auckland Nines tournament and secures the prop forward until the end of the 2017 season with the option of a fourth year within the contract.

Woods made his NRL debut in the 2011 season and has gone on to play 64 matches for the Wests Tigers, already establishing himself as part of the Club’s leadership group at just 22-years of age. Read more

Wests Tigers governance changes

Friday January 31, 2014 by  

The NRL said today that major corporate governance changes would be made to Wests Tigers to set it up for a successful future.

NRL CEO, Mr Dave Smith, said Wests Tigers fans deserve to have a great and successful club.

Under changes driven by the NRL, the Board of Wests Tigers will be revamped with the appointment of three Independent Directors, including an Independent Chairman. Read more

Tigers announce 2014 Coaching structure

Monday September 16, 2013 by  

Wests Tigers are pleased to announce exciting additions to the Club’s coaching structure for the 2014 season.

Head Coach Mick Potter will welcome Todd Payten and David Kidwell on board as Assistant Coaches. The newly appointed pair will replace Royce Simmons and Steve Georgallis, who advised the Club earlier this season that they would be moving on.

Payten has had an exceptionally successful start to his coaching career as Wests Tigers NYC Head Coach, winning the 2012 premiership and remains in contention for this year’s title. Read more