Wests Tigers

Why NRL clubs can't afford to return to suburban grounds

Brad Walter 1:15 AM   Revealed: The cost of playing at suburban venues like Kogarah, Leichhardt and Belmore.

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Tigers beat Storm 34-16 in one of the upsets of the season

Boilover: Tigers pivot Mitchell Moses runs the ball against the Melbourne Storm at Leichhardt Oval.

Tom Decent 12:00 AM   A fired up Wests Tigers team hellbent on proving why they do not deserve the wooden spoon have snapped a five game losing streak with an 18-point win over a shell-shocked Melbourne Storm side in one of the biggest upsets of the season.

Craig Bellamy admits Melbourne "have a problem" after loss to Wests Tigers

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Tom Decent 11:59 PM   Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has ripped into his players for being "soft" and believes they "have a problem" after their 34-16 loss to bottom-of-the-table Wests Tigers at Leichhardt Oval on Friday night.

Taupau cops three-game ban for Maloney hit

Martin Taupau has pleaded guilty.

Matt Encarnacion   Wests Tigers forward Martin Taupau has accepted a three-match NRL ban for his swinging arm on Sydney Roosters five-eighth James Maloney.

Dugan to tell judiciary how he was bit by Bromwich

Bite night: Josh Dugan takes on the Storm on Saturday night.

Brad Walter   Wests Tigers forward Martin Taupau and Canterbury five-eighth Josh Reynolds were among five player charged by NRL match review committee

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Brooks and Moses trying to live up to hype

Wests Tigers halves Luke Brooks and Mitchell Moses.

Tom Decent   Luke Brooks and Mitchell Moses are two 20-year-olds in a position most would only dream of, but they themselves sometimes wish things were different.

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Wests Tigers adamant they are on track for top four in 2017

Dejected: Aaron Woods and Martin Taupau look on during the Tigers' loss to the Roosters on Friday.

Adrian Proszenko   Wests Tigers chair Marina Go is adamant they can still achieve their lofty goal of becoming entrenched in the top four within three years despite the latest loss all but consigning the club to its first wooden spoon.

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Taupau criticised for "unnecessary" swinging arm

Night over: Wests Tigers lock Martin Taupau is sent to the sin bin in his side's heavy loss to the Roosters.

Brad Walter   Roosters coach Trent Robinson declined to say whether he believes more players should be sinbinned for foul play

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Roosters beat Tigers

Surrounded:  Brendan Elliot of the Roosters is tackled by a trio of Wests Tigers defenders.

Brad Walter   If defences win premierships then Sydney Roosters are on track for their second title in three years after downing Wests Tigers with a business-like performance at ANZ Stadium on Friday night.

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Tigers release Galloway to join Leeds Rhinos

Fans favourite: But Keith Galloway will leave the Tigers at the end of the season.

Brad Walter   Former Test prop will leave Leichhardt at the end of his 10th season with the club.

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Farah ruled out of Tigers' clash with Sydney Roosters

Let down by refs: West Tigers captain Robbie Farah in action against the Raiders.

Matt Encarnacion   Injured Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah won't be a late inclusion in Friday night's NRL clash against the Sydney Roosters, according to coach Jason Taylor.

Jason Taylor reveals extent of 'horrendous' salary cap at Wests Tigers

Tigers coach Jason Taylor watches his team as they warm up for the NRL Trial Match between the Wests Tigers and the Cronulla Sharks at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Sydney, Australia

Adrian Proszenko   Jason Taylor has revealed the Wests Tigers' salary cap is so dire that the club is over the limit for next year and it could take up to three seasons to fix the "horrendous" situation.

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Tedesco proving to be shining light for Tigers

In form: James Tedesco.

Tom Decent, Adrian Proszenko   After a horror run with injury, Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco - only one of two fullbacks in the NRL to not miss a game all season - says he is happy to be back on the field and statistics show why he has been a shining light for his struggling side. 

Woods says Tigers can't use youth as excuse

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 24:  Aaron Woods of the Tigers is tackled by Tony Williams of the Bulldogs during the round eight NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Wests Tigers at ANZ Stadium on April 24, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Renee McKay/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane   Even though the Wests Tigers won't have skipper Robbie Farah available for Sunday's match against Brisbane at Suncorp Stadium prop Aaron Woods said the old excuse that his club's roster was "too young and inexperienced" didn't wash any more.

Woods hoping to exorcise Suncorp demons against Broncos

Aaron Woods of the Blues is tackled during game three of the State of Origin.

Adrian Proszenko   Aaron Woods is returning to the scene of the crime.

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Wests Tigers missing Robbie Farah and referees' 50-50 calls

Tough break: Injured Tigers hooker Robbie Farah says his side has been unlucky in the penalty stakes.

Daniel Lane    Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah believes the club's standing on the premiership ladder -  they're equal last with Newcastle - wasn't helping their cause when referee's made 50-50 calls.

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Semi keeps 'em coming as Eels beat Tigers

Two good: Semi Radradra grabbed another brace for the Eels.

Adam Pengilly   It is one thing winning the battle, another thing claiming the war. Just ask Eels cult hero Semi Radradra.

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Taylor hails 'strong performance'

Speed machine: James Tedesco.

Adam Pengilly   His team are bottom of the ladder and had just slumped to a seventh loss in their last eight games, but try telling Jason Taylor there is trouble in Tiger land.

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Live NRL: Tigers v Eels

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Richard Shute   Follow full live coverage of the clash between the Wests Tigers and the Parramatta Eels.

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Wests Tigers man of mettle Halatau plays the pain game

Leader: Dene Halatau will be the stand-in skipper for the Wests Tigers.

Daniel Lane   Wests Tigers veteran Dene Halatau might laugh at the suggestion he ranks alongside the toughest men in rugby league after fighting back from a list of injuries that would test any player's desire but his club's rookie five-eighth Mitchell Moses openly describes him as "incredible".