CHRIS BARRETT 7:48pm Wests Tigers teenage hero Luke Brooks has shrugged off suggestions he took a dive in a crucial incident late in the Easter Monday thriller against Parramatta, with the obstruction issue again casting a shadow over the outcome to an NRL game.
Ian McCullough For Manu Ma'u and James Gavet, Easter Monday's clash between Parramatta and the Wests Tigers is more than just another game.
BRAD WALTER A big crowd is expected at Monday's Eels-Wests Tigers game at ANZ Stadium.
DANIEL LANE Coincidence rather than design was behind the plan that's resulted in the Parramatta Eels starting Monday's NRL match against the Wests Tigers with eight players of Polynesian descent and four Aborigines.
ADRIAN PROSZENKO At some point in the near future, Scott Seward and Grant Mayer will slip into the Hillside Tavern for a quiet meal and a drink, with the loser of Monday night's clash between Parramatta and Wests Tigers picking up the bill.
DANIEL LANE James Gavet, the terror of the Wests Tigers forward pack, wasn’t joking when he said, had it not been for rugby league, he would probably be in the sewers deep beneath Auckland shovelling muck for a living.
CHRIS BARRETT James Tedesco has been here before. Kicking back on the lounge at his parents' Menangle property, counting down the minutes, hours and days until he rejoins his mates.
ADRIAN PROSZENKO Haveatama Sioelipulu Halafungani, or Joel Luani to his mates, has never had to look far for inspiration.
CHRIS BARRETT Wests Tigers received a "please explain" from the NRL over their own siren debacle at Leichhardt Oval and spent Thursday testing the device and establishing a contingency plan at the historic ground.
ADRIAN PROSZENKO Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter could earn a contract extension as soon as next month following the club's strong start to the season.
ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, Monday 4pm (AEST)
ADRIAN PROSZENKO When Pat Richards arrived back at the Wests Tigers after eight years abroad, his sole ambition was to crack the first-grade squad.
DANIEL LANE Powerful Wests Tigers forwards Keith Galloway and Martin Taupau warned the pack that'd bullied the likes of Manly's Jason King, the Burgess brothers from Souths and North Queensland's Test props Matt Scott and James Tamou they planned to make Easter Monday miserable for Parramatta enforcer Darcy Lussick.
BRAD WALTER Former Wests Magpies chairman Jim Marsden has warned the NRL not to leave Campbelltown to rival codes, as the game’s governing body refused to guarantee Wests Tigers would continue playing in the region.
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.
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.
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 last games at Campbelltown Stadium.
MICHAEL CHAMMAS Pat Richards is revolutionising the kick-off with his spiralling bomb-like restarts that have provided Wests Tigers with another attacking weapon to add to their arsenal.
ADRIAN PROSZENKO A year after his world was turned upside down by tragedy, Tigers fullback Kurtis Rowe will make his NRL on debut on Saturday.
DANIEL LANE Wests Tigers cult hero Aaron Woods sparked a new "war" in the merged club that has long been divided by petty jealousies with his constant reference to "2040" - the postcode for Balmain's spiritual home of Leichhardt and the suburb where he grew up.
MICHAEL CHAMMAS The've toppled the grand finalists, the premiership favourites and the competition leaders, but Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter is refusing to get caught up in the hype. He caught up with Michael Chammas to talk about a renewed belief at the club, his relationship with the players and life after Benji.
MICHAEL CHAMMAS A week after watching Junior Kiwis teammate Dallin Watene-Zelezniak debut for Penrith, Tigers fullback Kurtis Rowe will get his chance in the No.1 jersey.
CHRIS BARRETT The euphoria of Wests Tigers' blitzing of Manly at a drenched Leichhardt Oval has lasted less than 24 hours with news that in-demand fullback James Tedesco is set to be sidelined for up to six weeks with an ankle injury.
PHIL GOULD As the Wests Tigers were running roughshod over the Manly Sea Eagles and leading 26-0 just before the half time break, many were describing what they were witnessing as a good old fashioned "Ambush".
MICHAEL CHAMMAS Those doubting whether the Wests Tigers were the new schoolyard bullies of the NRL after their round-three demolition of South Sydney were left red-faced after a boilover at Leichhardt Oval on Sunday.
Super Rugby’s high profile recruit Benji Marshall could be off to the English Super League after struggling to get game time at the Blues this season.
DANIEL LANE Aaron Woods grew up as a self-confessed "mad" Manly fan but the NSW Origin prop realised he was really a dyed-in-the-wool Wests Tigers man last year when the Sea Eagles tabled a lucrative deal for him to bolster their pack and to fulfil his childhood dream to wear the maroon and white.
DANIEL LANE Pat Richards has been unstoppable since returning to the Wests Tigers wing after eight years in England, but one thought jolts him dead in his tracks – what would have happened had he dropped Benji Marshall's famous flick pass in the club's 2005 grand final victory?
ROY MASTERS The three prodigal sons who abandoned the Fibros and took the Silvertails' silver return to Wests Ashfield Leagues Club Friday night, two days before the Leichhardt Oval clash between NRL clubs, Wests Tigers and Manly.