Braith Anasta

Wests Tigers veteran Braith Anasta announces retirement, effective immediately

Michael Carayannis Braith Anasta has played his last game after the Wests Tigers veteran announced his immediate retirement from the game.

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Braith Anasta's future hangs in the balance

Tough times: Braith Anasta is attended to by a Tigers trainer on Sunday

Brad Walter Former Test five-eighth Braith Anasta will visit a surgeon on Wednesday to discuss whether he can play on with a torn biceps or undergo what would effectively be career-ending surgery.

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Braith Anasta under pressure to retain Wests Tigers five-eighth role

Ben Chenoweth Less than flattering statistics and pressure from the club’s youngsters has Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter conceding Braith Anasta’s number six jersey is under threat.

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'Bewildered' Wests Tigers veteran Braith Anasta fears critics could turn on Luke Brooks next

Scapegoat: Wests Tigers playmaker Braith Anasta.

Adrian Proszenko If Luke Brooks needs advice on how to handle being one of the most hyped up, torn down and scrutinised players in the game, he doesn't need to look far.

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Wests Tigers centre Chris Lawrence lauds Braith Anasta's calming influence

Braith Anasta during Wests Tigers training at Concord Oval. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers centre Chris Lawrence said one advantage in having perhaps the NRL's most maligned player - veteran Braith Anasta - on his club's books was the sense of "calm" and "patience" he provided...

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Braith Anasta says 2014 season probably his last

Braith Anasta.

James MacSmith Braith Anasta says he is as fit as ever as he heads into his 15th and probably final NRL season.

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Benji Marshall revels in his connection with St George Illawarra Dragons half Gareth Widdop

New lease of life: Benji Marshall.

Michael Chammas Not since he played with Scott Prince almost a decade ago has Benji Marshall felt as free and relaxed on a football field as he does with Gareth Widdop.

Dismal loss to North Queensland Cowboys humiliates Wests Tigers

Outclassed: Jason Taumalolo outpaces Wests Tigers players en route to a try for the Cowboys.

Steve Mascord Professional sportsmen don’t need to open their mouths to get their coach sacked. They just have to play like Wests Tigers did against North Queensland, slumping to one of the club’s...

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Plans to sack Mick Potter backfire as support grows for embattled coach

Getting on with the show: Robbie Farah.

Brad Walter and Michael Carayannis The internal divisions at Wests Tigers over plans to sack Mick Potter may unite the club behind him, with support growing for the embattled coach to retain his job beyond this season.

Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter struggling to field a team after Luke Brooks and Pat Richards scratched

Sitting it out: Luke Brooks.

Adrian Proszenko Of all the challenges facing Mick Potter, none is more pressing than finding 17 fit players to take to Townsville.

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Chris Lawrence joins growing list of injured Wests Tigers backs

Another man down: Chris Lawrence is the latest member of the Wests Tigers list of injured outside backs.

Michael Carayannis Wests Tigers are running out of outside backs, with five top players unavailable for the squad to play St George Illawarra on Sunday. 

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Talkin' teams and Ultimate League

Jarryd Hayne

Chris Boulous Join Chris Boulous for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Ultimate League chat.

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Brian Smith says Wests Tigers need a head of football as Mick Potter wavers

Off contract: Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter.

Michael Carayannis Former grand-final coach Brian Smith has recommended Wests Tigers employ a head of football as pressure mounts on Mick Potter to keep his job.

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Robbie Farah says Wests Tigers must rebuild finals push at Canterbury Bulldogs' expense

Big day: Captain Robbie Farah says the Wests Tigers must beat the Bulldogs to maintain their finals push.

Michael Carayannis Tigers skipper Robbie Farah has labelled his side's match against high-flying Bulldogs on Sunday as a "must win" if the Tigers are any chance of snatching a top-eight spot.

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Wests Tigers' Luke Brooks has nothing but respect for mentor Benji Marshall

Blue sky mine: Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks at ANZ Stadium.

Andrew Webster In 2005, the apprentice sat on the 10-metre line at ANZ Stadium and watched the master steer and flick pass his side to a breakthrough premiership.

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Robbie Farah angry over being hung out to dry

Robbie Farah did not train with Wests Tigers on Wednesday.

Andrew Webster The Wests Tigers are at breaking point after captain Robbie Farah told club officials he was not coming to training on Wednesday because he believes he has been hung out to dry over the demise of...

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Anthony Minichiello living proof nice guys can be champions

Minichiellos

Andrew Webster When Anthony Minichiello plays his final match at the end of this season - and whether he’s holding the NRL trophy aloft for the second October in a row is anyone’s guess - he will be...

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Talkin' Origin III and teams

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 08:  Jarryd Hayne and Greg Bird share a laugh during a New South Wales State of Origin captain's run at Suncorp Stadium on July 8, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Chris Boulous Join Chris Boulous for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Origin and Ultimate League chat.

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NRL Power Rankings: Round 17 — Run-in to finals too long

Paul Suttor

Paul Suttor With Origin reaching its not-as-thrilling-as-it-would've-been-if-it-was-a-decider climax, the focus supposedly turns back to the NRL.

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Manly Sea Eagles v Wests Tigers

Key man: Daly Cherry-Evans

Brookvale Oval, Friday 7.45pm (AEST)