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Ballin announces retirement

Monday June 26, 2017 by  

Wests Tigers player Matt Ballin has today announced his retirement from the game, effective immediately.

Ballin has played 220 NRL games since making his debut in 2007, winning Premierships with the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles in 2008 and 2011 and representing Queensland in the 2010 State of Origin series.

The 33-year-old’s two seasons with Wests Tigers have unfortunately been hampered by injury, which ultimately led to his decision to retire. Read more

McIlwrick commits to Wests Tigers

Tuesday June 20, 2017 by  

Wests Tigers are pleased to announce that hooker Matt McIlwrick has signed a two-year contract extension with the Club.

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

Since arriving at Wests Tigers earlier this year, McIlwrick has played every game for the Club so far this season — cementing himself as the starting hooker on every occasion. Read more

Wests Tigers sign two outside backs

Thursday June 8, 2017 by  

Wests Tigers are pleased to announce the signing of outside backs Mahe Fonua and Corey Thompson for the coming two seasons.

The new two-year deal will see both players who are currently playing in the English Super League join Wests Tigers until at least the end of the 2019 season.

A Tongan international in 2013 and 2015, Fonua will join Wests Tigers after spending the last two seasons at Hull FC. Named as part of the 2016 Super League Dream Team, Fonua also helped Hull FC win the 2016 Challenge Cup Final, scoring a try in the win. Read more

Roosters sign Tedesco, release Evans

Thursday May 4, 2017 by  

The Sydney Roosters have signed talented fullback James Tedesco while also announcing the departure of prop-forward Kane Evans at seasons end.

Tedesco, 24, will join the Roosters next year on a four-year deal, while Evans has put pen to paper and signed with Parramatta for the next three years.

“James is a tremendously exciting talent whose signature we are pleased to have secured and we look forward to welcoming him to the Roosters in 2018,” said Sydney Roosters CEO, Joe Kelly. Read more

Bulldogs sign Aaron Woods

Sunday April 30, 2017 by  

Wests Tigers prop Aaron Woods has joined the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs on a four year deal that will keep him at the club until the end of the 2021 season.

The Dally M Prop of the Year in 2015, and veteran of nine Test matches and 11 State of Origin’s, will link up with the Bulldogs at the completion of this National Rugby League season. Read more

Wests Tigers sign Josh Reynolds

Wednesday April 26, 2017 by  

Wests Tigers are pleased to announce that Josh Reynolds will be joining the Club for the 2018 NRL season.

The new four-year agreement will see the talented five-eighth join Wests Tigers until at least the end of the 2021 NRL season.

Reynolds has played 129 first-grade games for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs since his NRL debut in 2011, making his representative debut for New South Wales in Game II in the 2013 State of Origin series before going on to feature in all three games of the Blues’ successful 2014 Origin series. Read more

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