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Wests Tigers

Billionaire buys 50 per cent stake in St George Illawarra

Idiosyncratic billionaire Bruce Gordon.

The NRL's two remaining joint venture clubs will have phantom owners by the end of the month, with billionaire Bruce Gordon taking 50 per cent in St George Illawarra and the Magpies moving to 75 per cent equity in Wests Tigers, leaving the Tigers with a name but no equity in the franchise.

Farah supports Taylor's captaincy call

Coach's call: former skipper Robbie Farah has backed Jason Taylor's decision to make Chris Lawrence and Dene Halatau ...

Former Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah said he fully supported coach Jason Taylor's  decision to make Chris Lawrence and Dene Halatau co-captains for Sunday's all-important match against Melbourne.