Wests Tigers

New visas and new hope for brothers released from detention

Adrian Proszenko 6:28 PM   Just after lunchtime on Wednesday, after six weeks in Villawood Detention Centre, the Tali brothers emerged with new visas and renewed hope of fulfilling their football dreams.

Farah hopes to play for NSW with broken hand

Robbie Farah of the Wests Tigers.

Michael Carayannis   Robbie Farah has answered an impassioned plea from NSW coach Laurie Daley to test out his broken hand with the Blues vice-captain holding out hope he will be fit for next Wednesday's decider.

Tigers confirm Farah has broken hand

NSW State Of Origin. NSW Team. Portrait of Captain Robbie Farah. Friday 22nd May 2015. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH SPORT 150522

Brad Walter   NSW hooker Robbie Farah will join team-mates in camp after the team is announced on Tuesday, despite having been diagnosed with a broken hand.

Origin blues for NSW as Farah has hand X-ray

Up in the air: Robbie Farah leaves the field.

Brad Walter   Robbie Farah left Leichhardt Oval without a shower after Wests Tigers loss to Penrith to undergo x-rays for a suspected broken hand that may rule him out of Origin.

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Brooks in headbutt probe as Tigers go down

Hard to handle: Martin Taupau attempts to break free.

Brad Walter   Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks is set to come under scrutiny from the NRL match review committee for an alleged headbutt in his side's 35-12 defeat by Penrith on Sunday at Leichhardt Oval.

Leichhardt will always be special place

Atmosphere: Wests Tigers fans watch the action against Canberra from under the Leichhardt Oval scoreboard.

Daniel Lane    Wests Tigers veteran Chris Lawrence advised the club's diehards he expected Sunday's match against Penrith would confirm that Leichhardt Oval held a special place in the game as uncertainty remained over the old dame's future as an NRL venue.

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Woods downplays top prop claim

26 June 2015 Aaron Woods (West Tigers) gets a Kingsman makeover to promote the release of Kingsman: The Secret service out on blu-ray next week, Shirt Bar, Sydney.

Photo: Shu Yeung

Owen Roberts   New South Wales Blues forward Aaron Woods has played down suggestions he is the premier prop in the game following his outstanding performances in the first two State of Origin games thus far.

Tigers skipper prepared to play on with pain

"The pain is something you can control. Once you get the needle the pain is ok": Farah.

Michael Carayannis   Robbie Farah may need a shoulder operation but he is prepared to play on.

Codes reach out to help teens facing deportation

Fears: Leighton Tali, along with his brother, is being held in Villawood Detention Centre.

Adrian Proszenko   The rugby league and union communities are rallying behind two talented footballing siblings whose careers are jeopardised by the threat of deportation.

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Geoff Toovey happy to hear Brookvale cheers

Back in business: Daly Cherry-Evans was in fine form at Brookvale Oval.

David Sygall   Manly coach Geoff Toovey has brushed off discussion about his future at the club, instead wishing to focus on his side's gutsy 30-20 win over Wests Tigers at Brookvale Oval.

Halves rule in Manly win over Wests Tigers

Great game: Manly five-eighth Kieran Foran starred in a 30-20 win over Wests Tigers.

David Sygall   The $10 million man answered the critics with a solid performance but it was Manly's other half who had the golden touch in the Sea Eagles' 30-20 win over Wests Tigers on Friday night.

Live: Manly Sea Eagles v Wests Tigers

Manly v Tigers.

Shane de Barra   Join us for live rugby league action as the Manly Sea Eagles host the Wests Tigers at Brookvale Oval in Round 15 of the NRL.

Tedesco hits top speed as Tigers try to keep winning feeling

Feeling confident: Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco.

Phil Lutton   James Tedesco is getting back to his fleet-footed best. Can the Tigers follow him all the way to the finals?

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Mayer linked with Manly as O'Farrell emerges as Wests Tigers candidate

In the frame: former premier Barry O'Farrell has emerged as a contender to take over as Tigers boss.

Brad Walter   The NRL CEO merry-go-round is yet to stop, with a third club chief executive poised to leave their post in coming days or weeks

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How did David Nofoaluma not score this?

David Nofoaluma.

Adam Pengilly   David Nofoaluma can wander down to any junior league game and chastise under-7s for what he failed to do under the bright Friday night lights.

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Taylor hails hard-nosed Tigers cubs for drubbing Souths

Too easy: Avagalu Seumanfagai and Martin Taupau of the Tigers celebrate at ANZ Stadium.

Adam Pengilly   A relieved Jason Taylor has challenged his Wests Tigers cubs to continue to adopt the hard-nosed style of a premiership force after the hosts savaged a below-par South Sydney at ANZ Stadium on Friday night.

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Live: Tigers v Rabbitohs

Tigers v Rabbitohs

Paul Suttor   Live coverage of the struggling Wests Tigers' clash with the NRL's defending premiers, the South Sydney Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium.

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Tedesco stars as Tigers stun South Sydney

Hands off: Martin Taupau of the Tigers sends Souths fullback Alex Johnston flying.

Adam Pengilly   James Tedesco was last year's Daly Cherry-Evans. This year's round 13 rule passed without the fullback barely being mentioned as his football did all the talking, starring in a Tigers upset over South Sydney.

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Cherrington shocked by family haka

A performance to remember: The young debutant watches his surprise haka.

Owen Roberts   As Wests Tigers debutant Manaia Cherrington walked out from the Leichhardt Oval dressing room on Friday night, the last thing he expected was to be greeted by a raucous crowd of family and friends performing a spine tingling rendition of the haka.

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Jason Taylor focuses on performance over results

Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor.

Brad Walter   Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor insists his young team is not sacrificing attack to improve their defence.