Wests Tigers

Can Tigers party like it's 2005 against Cowboys?

Michael Carayannis 2:19 PM   All the talking points from this weekend's NRL games.

Richards wants memories of 2005 to galvanise Wests Tigers spirit

Piece of history: Wests Tigers winger Pat Richards.

Daniel Lane    Wests Tigers veteran Pat Richards expected the build-up to this Saturday's anniversary match against North Queensland, which will commemorate the club's 2005 grand final victory over the Cowboys, to be a positive exercise for the club's battalion of rookies.

Mind over matter: When the simple things work out best

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Phil Gould   Interesting Sunday afternoon of football at Hunter Stadium. It was really a study in psychology rather than a great example of rugby league.

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Knights' win over Tigers one for the fans

Got the result: Newcastle Knights coach Rick Stone.

Brett Keeble   Newcastle Knights coach Rick Stone hopes his team's gritty 22-12 victory over Wests Tigers at Hunter Stadium on Sunday helps restore the faith of their grassroots supporters.

Knights rookie stars in upset win over Tigers

Drought broken: Knights players celebrate a try during the round 10 NRL win over Wests Tigers at Hunter Stadium.

Rookie hooker Chad Redman scored from dummy-half in the 77th minute to secure Newcastle's 22-12 victory over Wests Tigers in a thriller at Hunter Stadium on Sunday.

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Woods is State of Origin's chilled out hardman

On the charge: Aaron Woods surges into the Queensland defence in Sydney last year.

Daniel Lane    Aaron Woods has needed only five State of Origin appearances for NSW to prove he's a hard man in the sports toughest arena but should it really come as a surprise to learn the prop who appears as if he belongs to the Flower Power movement prefers the word 'chill' to 'kill' in the buildup to league's annual civil war?

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Elias warns critics of Moses laughs will be on them

Body line: Wests Tigers' Mitchell Moses (left) does his best to hold back the Rosters' Boyd Cordner.

Daniel Lane    Balmain great Ben Elias warned critics of his nephew Mitchell Moses, who is finding his feet as the Wests Tigers five-eighth, that the 20-year-old would eventually have the last laugh on them.

Tigers chair calls for quotas for female directors

Equity: Marina Go says without quotas we haven't experienced any change.

Adrian Proszenko   Wests Tigers chair Marino Go has called for quotas for female directors to be introduced to ensure there is a diversity of thinking in rugby league boardrooms.

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Roosters' Blues in waiting destroy Tigers

Full steam ahead: Boyd Cordner goes into contact with Mitchell Moses.

Brad Walter   With the NSW team for Origin opener to be named after next weekend's round of matches, Roosters trio ensured their names would come under strong consideration

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Taylor: Tigers will learn from heavy defeat

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 08: Robbie Farah of the Wests Tigers speask to the referee during the round nine NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Wests Tigers at Allianz Stadium on May 8, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Brad Walter   Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor warned his players the Sydney Roosters would be their biggest test so far- and they were.

Farah ditches captain cranky tag

No more Mr Cranky: Robbie Farah is happy now some of the responsibility has been lifted from his shoulders.

Michael Carayannis   Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah is happy his young cubs are taking the reins.

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Minichiello backs Tedesco for Blues' fullback spot

James Tedesco makes a break against the Bulldogs.

Adrian Proszenko   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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