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Brad Walter is Chief Rugby League Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Wests Tigers seek salary cap relief to cover loss of Liam Fulton

Brad Walter Wests Tigers may be granted salary cap relief to sign another player as backrower Liam Fulton considers whether to hang up the boots due to a series of concussions suffered this year.

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Alex Johnston stars as South Sydney down toothless Wests Tigers

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Brad Walter Alex Johnston once played the role of a young Greg Inglis in an NRL television commercial and on Friday night the South Sydney rookie again emulated the absent superstar when he raced 65 metres from...

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Wests Tigers' Mitchell Moses banned for two games over gay slur in Under-20s Origin match

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Brad Walter Wests Tigers and NSW playmaker Mitchell Moses has apologised to Queensland Under-20s lock Josh Bateman and NRL officials for the homophobic slur that has cost him a two match suspension.

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James Maloney presses State of Origin claim as Sydney Roosters demolish Wests Tigers

Too easy: Michael Jennings goes over for the Roosters in what was a comfortable win over the Tigers.

Brad Walter Sonny Bill Williams may have helped play James Maloney into a Sydney Roosters-dominated NSW backline as the premiers crushed a luckless Wests Tigers 30-6 at Allianz Stadium on Friday night.

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Five key questions facing the Wests Tigers

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Brad Walter Brad Walter answers the key questions facing the Wests Tigers NRL club.

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Wests Tigers don't have much time to recover

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Brad Walter Wests Tigers players will have just two light training sessions this week as they try to recover from playing in Sunday's furnace-like conditions on the Gold Coast in time for Friday night's clash...

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Wests Tigers upset Souths in Bunnies boilover

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Brad Walter Tim Simona scored two tries in his NRL return for Wests Tigers but it was a tackle he made on Greg Inglis that had the biggest impact on Friday night's match at ANZ Stadium after the South Sydney...

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Wests Tigers players accuse South Sydney of getting 'nasty'

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Brad Walter Wests Tigers players believe they have earned respect from rival teams after refusing to be bullied by an aggressive South Sydney team they accused of resorting to "nasty" tactics because they were...

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Wests Tigers concerned James Tedesco a target for high tackles

Souths forward Ben Te’o collects James Tedesco with a high shot.

Brad Walter Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter has admitted to being concerned about the number of high shots on James Tedesco after three South Sydney players were charged over tackles on the star fullback in last...

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NRL charges four players from South Sydney-Wests Tigers match

Fight night: The fiery clash between Souths and Wests Tigers on Friday.

Brad Walter The NRL match review committe has charged four players from Friday night's spiteful match between South Sydney and Wests Tigers, but Rabbitohs prop George Burgess is the only one likely to miss a...

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Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter calls on fans to back team

Clinical: Martin Taupau of the Tigers goes into contact.

Brad Walter Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter has called on fans to get behind the in-form team after a crowd of just 6,456 attended Saturday night's match at Campbelltown Stadium.

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Luke Brooks says Wests Tigers can cover for injury to Robbie Farah

Strength in depth: the Tigers believe they have the roster to compete at the top this year.

Brad Walter Boom Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks believes the club has the depth to cover for the loss of skipper Robbie Farah after he was taken to Campbelltown Hospital with a dislocated elbow.

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Robbie Farah injured as Wests Tigers defeat Cowboys

Captain's knock: Robbie Farah crosses for a try in the Tigers win over the Cowboys.

Brad Walter Skipper Robbie Farah dislocated his elbow as Wests Tigers continued their impressive start to the season with a 16-4 win over North Queensland in what may have been one of the joint-venture club's...

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Parramatta Eels-Wests Tigers game headed for record crowd

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Brad Walter A big crowd is expected at Monday's Eels-Wests Tigers game at ANZ Stadium.

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Benji Marshall NRL return: Wests Tigers set to seek 'Ben Barba-style' compensation

Not so fast: Benji Marshall’s last home game for the Tigers was a mere eight months ago.

Brad Walter, Adrian Proszenko and Roy Ward Wests Tigers are set to demand financial compensation to allow Benji Marshall to return to the NRL, with officials advising his manager they intended to enforce a clause in his release agreement...

Mick Potter is new coach of Wests Tigers

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Brad Walter Wests Tigers have confirmed the appointment of Mick Potter as the club's new coach for the next two seasons.

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Anasta to join Wests Tigers

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Brad Walter Sydney Roosters captain Braith Anasta will join the Wests Tigers next season.

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League will rally around Darius Boyd, says Cory Paterson

Empathy: Wests Tigers forward Cory Paterson has battled the black dog of depression.

Brad Walter and Andrew Wu Cory Paterson believes Darius Boyd's recent off-field antics may have been a "cry for help" and expects the Newcastle international to receive greater support in his battle with depression than he...

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Cost of insurance cover for rugby league players put at $1m a season

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Brad Walter The cost of an insurance policy being considered by NRL players will be $1 million per season but does not include a payment if they are forced to retire due to any pre-existing injury.

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NRL: Alex McKinnon's legacy will ease pain of horror injuries in future

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Brad Walter Insurance for players who suffer severe or permanent injuries, a game-wide foundation and changes to workers' compensation laws to include professional athletes are set to become Alex McKinnon's...