Doueihi: The Brisbane bubble is our second chance at finals run

After their win against the Broncos, the Wests Tigers are just two points behind eighth place and very much still in finals contention. However there’s no denying that it will take winning almost all of their seven remaining games of the season. Fresh off his five try assists in said win against Brisbane, five eighthContinue reading “Doueihi: The Brisbane bubble is our second chance at finals run”

Opinion: Wests Tigers need their next Robbie Farah

Our beloved team – amongst other adjectives – can be described as ‘baffling’ right now. The media says we need a new coach. Fans say we need a new board or better players (or both). Players are pointing fingers at each other literally on the field. Almost everyone says they need to burn it downContinue reading “Opinion: Wests Tigers need their next Robbie Farah”

Why a positive Wests Tigers future is seen in a Magpies jersey

As the halfway point of the 2021 NRL season approaches, the Wests Tigers NRL team has just three wins on the board. Meanwhile, their Knock On Effect NSW Cup team, currently known under the Wests Magpies side of the joint venture, is second behind the Penrith Panthers. The Maggies have won eight straight and nowContinue reading “Why a positive Wests Tigers future is seen in a Magpies jersey”

Blore itching to get back and ‘just drill someone’

After suffering a broken wrist in a pre-season incident, ruling him out for the start of the Wests Tigers season, Shawn Blore tells WestsLife he’s excited to get back on the field and put a big hit on. Blore was originally told he could miss up to the first 10 rounds of the season, butContinue reading “Blore itching to get back and ‘just drill someone’”

Nofoaluma responds to critics of Wests Tigers teammate Luke Brooks

Wests Tigers winger David Nofoaluma is standing strong for his much criticised teammate, Luke Brooks. Brooks had 17 runs for 87 metres, a line break assist, a try assist, four tackle breaks, nine kicks for 231 metres and kicked two from two conversions in the Tigers’ 30-12 loss to the Canberra Raiders on Sunday. ButContinue reading “Nofoaluma responds to critics of Wests Tigers teammate Luke Brooks”

James Tamou: Wests Tigers talent at same level as Penrith Panthers

James Tamou has already been so extremely impressed with his new squad, he’s comparing them to the young team he led to the NRL Grand Final just a few months ago. The young playing group at the foot of the mountains is as good as any in the league, but Tamou has seen enough thatContinue reading “James Tamou: Wests Tigers talent at same level as Penrith Panthers”

Opinion: Sleep on Luch at your own peril

Michael Maguire has made a lot of great roster changes since taking over from the big over spender, Ivan Cleary. But one that doesn’t get talked about enough is the signing of Luciano Leilua from the St George Illawarra Dragons in late November of 2019. Luch was one of our best in 2020 and weContinue reading “Opinion: Sleep on Luch at your own peril”

Wests Tigers fan’s tattoo of David Nofoaluma

Friend of the WestsLife podcast, Patty Sills, is a massive Wests Tigers fan and what kids today describe as a “stan” of David Nofoaluma. Before the winger put pen to paper, Patty made a promise that he would get his face tattooed onto his body. Of course Nofa re-signed on January 14. Fast forward aContinue reading “Wests Tigers fan’s tattoo of David Nofoaluma”

Why it’s an exciting fresh start for Wests Tigers in 2021

It’s been a long 10 year wait, but previous seasons mean nothing. Every season sees every team back to zero. Here is why Wests Tigers are top eight bound in 2021. Wests Tigers announced on Friday, February 12th that new Penrith Panthers recruit James Tamou will be the captain of the side in 2021. OnContinue reading “Why it’s an exciting fresh start for Wests Tigers in 2021”