Wests Tigers

Minichiello backs Tedesco for Blues' fullback spot

Adrian Proszenko 8:32 PM   Former NSW fullback Anthony Minichiello believes James Tedesco is the man to grab the No.1 Blues jersey vacated by the departure of Jarryd Hayne.

Tedesco told to take more control

James Tedesco has been told to step up when a game is in the balance.

Michael Carayannis   Robbie Farah has called for James Tedesco to take more control of the team while Aaron Woods laughed off Martin Taupau's gesture towards his Kangaroos teammate.

Tiger cub happy to live in dad's shadow

Famous football family: Curtis Sironen and his dad Paul in City Origin camp ahead of today's match against Country.

Adam Pengilly   Paul Sironen still can't get son Curtis to clean up himself at home, so what chance was he ever going to have in City Origin camp?

Raudonikis urges NSW to give Bird or Austin a go

Bolt for the Blues: Tom Raudonikis has tipped Cronulla's Jack Bird, left, to follow in the footsteps of Jarrod Mullen as a NSW selection shock.

Daniel Lane   State of Origin great Tommy Raudonikis urged the NSW brain's trust to look "left-field" for this year's halves combination.

Naiqama sets up try of the season contender

Superhuman: Kevin Naiqama of the Tigers keeps the ball in play for James Tedesco to score.

Michael Chammas   Did Wests Tigers winger Kevin Naiqama set up the try of the season in the victory against the Bulldogs on Friday night?

Taylor defends Richards concussion test

Feeling the pain: Pat Richards.

Michael Chammas   Jason Taylor insists his club followed protocol taking Pat Richards off the field for a concussion test despite Bulldogs officials questioning legitimacy.

Sironen thanks quick turnaround

Tough lessons: Tigers forward Curtis Sironen.

Daniel Lane   Wests Tigers forward Curtis Sironen says there has been one small mercy of the short turnaround after Sunday's loss to Canberra: it has forced the team to move on from their capitulation.

Taylor describes NRL draw as ridiculous and unfair

Not happy: Jason Taylor says the NRL draw needs to be improved.

Michael Chammas   Tigers coach Jason Taylor is furious his team has to play last year's grand finalists Canterbury Bulldogs twice in a month and slammed the NRL for the scheduling.

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Taylor slams NRL draw

Not happy: Jason Taylor says the NRL draw needs to be improved.

Adrian Warren   Wests Tigers NRL coach Jason Taylor has slammed as unfair and ridiculous his NRL team having to play Canterbury twice in four weeks.

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Lawrence says Tigers cubs learning from tough lessons

Growing pains: Chris Lawrence said the young Wests Tigers needed to learn from their mistakes.

Daniel Lane   Wests Tigers centre Chris Lawrence said while it should be expected his club's battalion of cubs will make mistakes as they learn their trade the slip-ups that have cost vital premiership points can't ever be "accepted".

Refs in tackle count blunder look set to be axed

Disappointment: Pat Richards and his Tigers teammates during the loss to Canberra.

Brad Walter   NRL referees boss admits match officials failed to follow process to avoid tackle count errors.

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Raiders produce their greatest comeback to topple Tigers

Wrapped up: Tigers forward Curtis Sironen is tackled by the Canberra Raiders defence at Leichhardt Oval.

Michael Chammas   It was the Canberra Raiders' greatest comeback in 34 seasons that saw them topple the Wests Tigers on Sunday afternoon

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Referees rob Tigers of chance to win with five tackle set

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

Michael Chammas   The Wests Tigers were robbed of an opportunity to snatch victory against the Raiders on Sunday afternoon, with revelations they were denied a tackle in the dying minutes of Sunday's match.

Tigers want flexibility around Leichhardt Oval

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 19: A Tigers fan shows his colours during the round seven NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Leichhardt Oval on April 19, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas   The Wests Tigers have 10 days to decide whether to agree to a lease from Leichhardt Council that would lock the club into a minimum of four games a season at the iconic Leichhardt Oval.

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Croker exorcises kicking demons against Tigers and seizes big moment

Jack Wighton of the Raiders is congratulated by teammate Jarrod Croker.

Jon Tuxworth   For the Canberra Raiders and young skipper Jarrod Croker, snatching the biggest comeback win in the club's 33-year history could prove a watershed moment. 

Young centre emerges from form slump with two-try display

Brenko Lee scored a double for Canberra.

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Raiders under twenties centre Brenko Lee finally produced the form which earned him an NRL debut last year, scoring a double in a 40-28 win over Wests Tigers at Leichhardt Oval on Sunday. 

Raiders' comeback is one for the books

Blake Austin of the Raiders and Dane Tilse of the Raiders celebrate.

Jon Tuxworth   All the talking points from Canberra's big comeback win over the Wests Tigers.

Farah happy to influence Tedesco's Raiders backflip

Josh Hodgson is likely to play on Sunday.

Daniel Lane   Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah says he has no regrets about helping convince star fullback James Tedesco to backflip on a lucrative deal with Canberra last year even though it risked bruising his relationship with Raiders coach Ricky Stuart.

I never thought Benji would leave: Farah

Opposing sides: Robbie Farah embraces Benji Marshall last year.

Daniel Lane   Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah says he has welcomed his old teammate Benji Marshall's return to form for St George Illawarra but conceded part of him thought the Kiwi playmaker should still be alongside him.

Raiders focus on ending second-half scoring drought against Tigers

Canberra Raiders player Frank-Paul Nu'uausala says the side needs to take more risks in the second half of games.

Jon Tuxworth   The Canberra Raiders have vowed to release the shackles to solve their second-half scoring woes this year, says forward Frank-Paul Nu'uausala