Glenn Jackson Curtis Sironen has backed Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks to successfully navigate the hype he has faced or what he will continue to face.
Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers have even more reason to take a softly-softly approach with young halfback Luke Brooks; a stress fracture in his back - courtesy of an old cricket injury - will disrupt his first...
Glenn Jackson Parramatta achieved their first win since May, their first since Ricky Stuart's cull, their first since Chris Sandow's dumping. And it might cost Stuart's counterpart, Mick Potter, his job.
Glenn Jackson When the match was there to be won, two Roosters recruits stepped up. Yet when the game was there to be saved, it was a veteran, Anthony Minichiello, who showed there's life in the old chook yet.
Glenn Jackson Mick Potter's debut could have been worse, but he might wake in the morning wondering how. A tough prospect it might have been, to recover from the tumultuous events of last week - when the club...
Glenn Jackson If honesty is the best policy, expect Wests Tigers to bounce back well on Sunday against Penrith. Some of the Tigers' key players have been nothing short of brutal on themselves in the wake of their...
Glenn Jackson Referees' boss Daniel Anderson has no intention of backing down from the ''black and white'' policing of obstruction in the face of increasing hostility, but says the NRL competition committee will...
Glenn Jackson Another night, another attack of the obstruction rules. This time it was Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah who expressed his frustration over the recent interpretations, maintaining defenders were...
Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter might be preparing to gamble with his selection of Braith Anasta at halfback, but if he wants a good omen he might be disappointed.
Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers five-eighth Benji Marshall says he is already taking steps to ensure a swifter than expected recovery from turf toe.
Glenn Jackson, Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers five-eighth Benji Marshall is poised to sign one of the biggest deals in the NRL.
Michael Chammas and Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers five-eighth Benji Marshall is expected to be rushed into the side for Friday night's clash with the Bulldogs after recovering from turf toe.
Glenn Jackson When is last also first? When it is Wests Tigers, who sit on the bottom of the NRL premiership ladder for the first time in the club's history.
Glenn Jackson ROOSTERS coach Brian Smith admits he may ''experiment'' with the captaincy over the final rounds of the season - but he appears set to leave a final decision to incumbent Braith Anasta.
Glenn Jackson That these two teams contested the grand final in 2010 shows how quickly and far the mighty can fall.
Glenn Jackson Revenge is a dish best served, well, any time these two teams play. In round one, the Roosters scored two tries in the final three minutes to topple their rivals.
Glenn Jackson They were teammates last week but last night, their duel against each other was the key to their respective sides' fortunes.
Glenn Jackson BENJI MARSHALL has told incoming Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter that he wants to reclaim his No.6 jersey next season.
Glenn Jackson, Brad Walter HE was announced as Wests Tigers coach less than a fortnight ago, yet after taking charge of his first training session with his new club, Mick Potter insisted the pre-season was ''on schedule''.
Glenn Jackson PREMIERSHIP teams are bred not bought, or so the saying went the last time Sydney Roosters went on such a spree.