Wests Tigers

Tigers prop Lodge in trouble again

8:10 PM   Wests Tigers prop Matt Lodge has been stood down from training after being arrested earlier this month, with the NRL's Integrity Unit launching an investigation into the incident.

Taylor challenges forwards

Michael Carayannis   While much of the spotlight shines on his rookie halves, new Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor is adamant his side's success does not rest on Mitchell Moses and Luke Brooks' shoulders.

Tedesco training for mental as well as physical recovery

Gearing up for the season ahead: James Tedesco, centre, goes through his paces at Wests Tigers training at Concord on Monday.

Adrian Proszenko   Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco plans to link with a sports psychologist to ensure he is mentally as well as physically prepared to resume his injury-riddled NRL career.

Triguboff hungry for success at Wests Tigers

Hands on: Harry Triguboff is planning big changes at the Wests Tigers.

Adrian Proszenko   Having resolved to get more hands-on with his beloved Wests Tigers, Harry Triguboff immediately gave the club food for thought.

Anasta says Tigers owe him money

Put the boot in: Former Wests Tigers star Braith Anasta.

Andrew Webster   Braith Anasta says the Wests Tigers owe him money and that the embattled joint venture released Adam Blair because of salary cap pressure.

Blair leaves Tigers for Broncos

Heading north: Adam Blair.

Phil Lutton   Brisbane's extreme makeover under Wayne Bennett has shown no sign of slowing down, with the Broncos signing Tigers and New Zealand prop Adam Blair on a three-year deal.

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Jason Taylor all set for first day of pre-season training at Wests Tigers

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Michael Chammas   The Wests Tigers will begin preseason training for next year carrying the scars of this season, with 13 of their top 35 unavailable.

Kimmorley gets a Tigers coaching call-up

Joing Wests Tigers coaching staff: Brett Kimmorley.

Adrian Proszenko   Brett Kimmorley is poised to join a revamped Wests Tigers coaching staff as a mentor to the joint venture‚Äôs promising young players.

Paterson fighting for credibility in the ring

"I think having been a professional athlete coming into boxing is a huge advantage":  Cory Paterson.

Daniel Lane   Retired Wests Tigers forward Cory Paterson didn't laugh when it was suggested NRL chief executive David Smith might've enforced the code's 'no punch' rule to prevent him from taking on his former teammate Matt Groat in a professional heavyweight contest next month.

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Austin no lock for five-eighth: Stuart


Chris Wilson   Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says recruit Blake Austin has not been guaranteed a start at five-eighth, challenging his potential halves to fight for their positions in 2015.

Austin aims to shine at Raiders after being released by Wests Tigers

Green signing: Blake Austin has joined the Raiders on a three-year deal.

Daniel Lane   Canberra recruit Blake Austin said while he was thrilled to have finalised a three-year deal with the Raiders, in a "perfect world" he'd still be a member of the Wests Tigers and helping the besieged club build towards next season.

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Austin joins Raiders for three years

Canberra bound: Blake Austin.

Chris Wilson   The Wests Tigers have granted utility Blake Austin an immediate release to join the Canberra Raiders on a three-year deal.

Blake Austin to be released by Wests Tigers

Canberra bound: Blake Austin.

Daniel Lane   Wests Tigers utility Blake Austin will be officially released by the club on Tuesday so he can join Canberra. Austin was one of the besieged club's best players this year and he played fullback, centre, five-eighth, halfback, lock, second row and even hooker.

New coach Jason Taylor puts broom through Wests Tigers staff

"It is a tight group, which is something I'm pleased to come across": Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor.

Adrian Proszenko   David Kidwell is one of the few survivors as new mentor Jason Taylor puts a broom through the Wests Tigers’ coaching ranks.

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How Wests Tigers' Robbie Farah pulled himself up off the canvas

No issue: Robbie Farah with new coach Mick Potter.

Michael Carayannis   Rabaul: The burden of being the face of the Wests Tigers woes nearly resulted in Robbie Farah walking away from everything.

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New Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor delivers 'professional' message to team

Fresh take: New Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor.

Michael Carayannis   New Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor left his players with a simple message; "become professional" when he met with the squad for the first time.


New Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor praises Sydney Roosters' Trent Robinson for reigniting his spark

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Adrian Proszenko and Michael Carayannis   After his first foray into head coaching ended, Jason Taylor lost the spark and wasn’t sure if it was for him. But then Trent Robinson helped him get it back.

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Wests Tigers appoint Jason Taylor as new coach

Astute thinker: Jason Taylor.

Michael Carayannis and Adrian Proszenko   Wests Tigers have announced Jason Taylor as head coach for the next three seasons.

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Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy sings David Kidwell's praises as Wests Tigers consider coaching options

Worthy: David Kidwell is ready for a first-grade role.

Adrian Proszenko   Craig Bellamy has given David Kidwell's coaching credentials a ringing endorsement as Wests Tigers prepare to make a call on the man to replace Mick Potter.

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Marwan Koukash rules out Wests Tigers bid

Big plans: British billionaire Marwan Koukash wants to turn rugby league into a truly international game.

Alexandra Patrikios   English billionaire Marwan Koukash has ruled out buying Wests Tigers after whittling down his NRL club shopping list to "one or two" remaining options.