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    Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by No Worries on Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:46 pm

    WESTS TIGERS 2018 TRIAL MATCHES

    Friday, February 16

    Jersey Flegg — St. George-Illawarra Dragons vs. Wests Tigers (Centenary Field, Albion Park, 6.00pm)

    ISP — Illawarra RLFC vs. Western Suburbs Magpies (Centenary Field, Albion Park, 7.15pm)




    Saturday, February 17

    NRL — North Queensland Cowboys vs. Wests Tigers (Barlow Park, Cairns, 7:30pm local)




    Saturday, February 24

    NRL — Wests Tigers vs. Cronulla Sharks (Campbelltown Sports Stadium, 7:00pm)

    ISP — Western Suburbs Magpies vs. Newtown Jets (Campbelltown Sports Stadium, 4:45pm)

    Jersey Flegg — Wests Tigers vs. Cronulla Sharks (Campbelltown Sports Stadium, 2:45pm)
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by MrCashman on Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:38 am

    Thought we had a trial game in Hawaii or is that next year
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by SI on Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:09 pm

    @MrCashman wrote:Thought we had a trial game in Hawaii or is that next year
    Wouldn't fucking surprise me, not like our first 8 rounds after that are hard or anything. I hope the Board at least protested the trial in NQ, out draw is ridiculous.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by No Worries on Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:18 am

    Suli released to play for Canterbury. After signing a kid on massive overs as the next best thing he is released. Looks like the begining of a wider deck chair shuffle. Anyone else heard the RTS rumour ?
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by bluetige on Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:30 am

    Suli sounds like another hopeful that never applied himself to work hard. If that's the case then good riddance to the over paid bloke. I hope its true the Tigers aren't paying a cent of his Bulldogs move, which baffles me because the dogs were already close to their salary cap and have now paid big bickies for Suli without releasing anyone....yet. (unless Brenko Lee's money was used?)
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Pieman on Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:18 pm

    Yeah a few weeks ago they were over the cap etc getting rid of players, now they go spend money on him. Makes no sense.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by SI on Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:51 pm

    Yep, cap problems one week then pay 400k for an unproven winger the next.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by bluetige on Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:58 am

    Just saw this pic of the Sulisaurous and thought,"he doesn't look 20kgs overweight to me"


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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Moose on Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:11 am

    Sounds like the old the Bulldog ate our paperwork so we don't know how far over the cap we have gone excuse.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Milchy on Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:57 am


    Well the 20kgs overweight was allegedly from the start of pre-season training. Preumably he has lost some of the weight since then (or maybe not given his apparent poor attitude was what caused the Tigers to ditch him)
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by MrCashman on Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:22 am

    In Ivan we trust

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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Dip on Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:40 am

    @SI wrote:Yep, cap problems one week then pay 400k for an unproven winger the next.

    In fairness, history would suggest that the Tigers are probably still paying a fair chunk of that.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by No Worries on Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:19 am

    @Dip wrote:

    In fairness, history would suggest that the Tigers are probably still paying a fair chunk of that.

    Paying zip zero zilch for the record. Dogs have been after him for years
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by bluetige on Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:53 am

    There's been some interesting chat on the Weststigers forum overnight. An insider is claiming the Tigers will announce a big signing next week but its for 2019.

    Lots of speculation happening but no names yet, just this clue:
    "Needs an NRL clearance. Just saying. If it gets the OK Big chance will be here this year"

    Players like Barba, Carney and Israel Falou are being favoured.

    Also Brooks might have been given keys to the bus but he is on his last legs and needs to get off his "L's" or he will be demoted or released.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by No Worries on Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:24 am

    Barba is the one in today's paper that they are speculating may be coming back but no club mentioned
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by ryno_ on Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:34 am

    @bluetige wrote:There's been some interesting chat on the Weststigers forum overnight. An insider is claiming the Tigers will announce a big signing next week but its for 2019.

    Players like Barba, Carney and Israel Falou are being favoured.

    2019 is a Rugby World Cup year. Folau won't give up his mortgage on the Wallabies #15 jersey.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by filthridden on Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:07 pm

    Tim Simona?
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by No Worries on Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:23 pm

    @filthridden wrote:Tim Simona?

    Not sure which would be the bigger gamble
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Milchy on Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:16 pm

    @No Worries wrote:

    Not sure which would be the bigger gamble

    I see what you did there
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by bluetige on Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:52 am




    Apparently it is Barba

      Current date/time is Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:25 am