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Wests Tigers

Chris Lawrence

NRL to review players using phones in dressing room

The NRL Integrity Unit's end-of-season review will consider tightening the rules around a player's access to mobile phones on gameday after a second player was shown to be using a device in the dressing room while a match was in progress.

Lodge's first steps on long road back

Former Wests Tigers rugby league forward Matthew Lodge narrowly escaped a 25-year jail sentence in the US.

Before he can fit back into an NRL jumper, Matthew Lodge must first demonstrate to others, and more importantly to himself, that he can fit back into the community.

Taylor holds tongue over NRL judiciary

Sore one: James Tedesco leaves the field with a broken jaw.

While some coaches have been more than happy to speak their minds in the media this year in an effort to prompt change at Rugby League Central, Taylor has kept his head down.

Rankin gets chance to prove his worth

Stepping up: Jordan Rankin.

​Jordan Rankin has been handed the chance to finally prove he belongs in the NRL after his surprise emergence as a key component in the Wests Tigers' finals charge.

No malice in Ryan tackle, Titans claim

Charged:  Ryan James.

Gold Coast have defended Ryan James as the Titans forward prepares to front the NRL judiciary and risk a one-match ban over the tackle that broke James Tedesco's jaw.

How working on a building site helped Tiger tame Thurston

Tigerish spirit: Jack Littlejohn celebrates a try with Kevin Naiqama.

Five days before helping the Wests Tigers slay the world's best player and the NRL premiers, Jack Littlejohn walked onto a building site as "the rock star". But the man who dedicates his days off to working on the tools wouldn't have it any other way.