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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by bluetige on Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:10 pm

    Just another reason to hate the Rorters Roosters. Couldn't even be competitive last night and give us hope, (not that we deserve to be there).

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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Milchy on Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:26 pm


    We've apparently signed Ryan Matterson, which is great news if true
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Pieman on Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:10 am

    yeah thats an excellent signing. What position tho? He played a fair bit of second row.. is he chris lawrence's replacement?
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by bluetige on Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:04 am

    He'll play the other edge forward Pieman, replacing Chee Cam.

    Good signing if true, but it worries me how much he costs. If he's coming to the Tigers then no doubt we paid overs for him, but at least its for only 2 years.

    In other news Ivan Cleary confirms he will be at Tigers next year by telling Farah as much, which is why he re-signed and didn't retire.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by bluetige on Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:26 pm

    Its official, Ryan Matterson joins the Wests Tigers for 3 years.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Milchy on Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:32 pm

    @Pieman wrote:yeah thats an excellent signing. What position tho? He played a fair bit of second row.. is he chris lawrence's replacement?

    He has played many positions for the Roosters, but Tigers have signed him as a forward. He can play middle or edge, not sure where Tigers will play him.

    Lawrence's spot is probably safe though, its the other edge where he is more likely to get a run  - Rochow, Chee-Kam, Aloiai and probably others all rotated through that spot this season.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Pieman on Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:07 am

    fair enough!! good signing
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by No Worries on Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:02 am

    Tigers moving heir home games from ANZ to Western Sydney stadium next year.

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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Ice on Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:06 am

    @No Worries wrote:Tigers moving heir home games from ANZ to Western Sydney stadium next year.

    Not all home games. 3 or 4.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by No Worries on Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:18 am

    4 Western Sydney Stadium
    3 Campbelltown
    3 Leichhardt
    1 Brisbane (super round)
    1 Tamworth or Auckland
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by bluetige on Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:56 am

    The Tigers have finally got their shit together off the field and now its been undermined by another club.

    Ivan Cleary is set to sign a 3 year deal at Panthers from 2021. Yes it may look legit but the offer has the potential to disable the Tigers campaign. It should not be allowed, you cannot approach a contracted player more then 12 months out from their contract expiring, then it should be the same for coaches and staff. This could have a distablising effect on the Tigers not knowing whether Ivan will be committed for the next 2 years or not.

    It also looks like his son Nathan will sign a long term contract to stay at the Panthers further enticing Ivan to jump back onto the ship that had him walk the plank once before.

    Maybe we should let Ivan walk now and get some form of compensation from the Panthers. I don't know what, maybe an unknown player like Kikau and Merrin, and maybe some youngens coming through.

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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Dip on Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:14 am

    Imagine if Ciraldo and the Panthers win the next 2 premierships then he's sacked for Cleary.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by No Worries on Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:59 pm

    @Dip wrote:Imagine if Ciraldo and the Panthers win the next 2 premierships then he's sacked for Cleary.

    Imagine if John Lang and the Panthers win the premiership then he's sacked for Elliot
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by WT2K on Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:49 am

    So, Ivan was a no show at the grand final luncheon. The word from the luncheon is he's gone as wt coach and that Bennett has become top target followed by madge. Coaching issue will be clearer within 2-3 weeks.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Pieman on Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:04 pm

    yeah wow
    Nathan signing long term means that Ivan will be at the panthers soon obviously.
    Bennett at the tigers... would be very very interesting.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by MrCashman on Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:11 pm

    Darius to cook the bbqs ?
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by No Worries on Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:26 pm

    I'd like to spit on Darius, but would prefer Madge over a cooked Bennett
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by Krump on Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:26 am

    Madge please.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by No Worries on Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:43 am

    Reports Broncos are trying to shop Bennett to the Tigers. So if we get a transfer fee for releasing Cleary early and the Broncos subsidise Wayne. We could get a free coach next year. Nice to be on the other side of the ledger for a change. But even a free Bennett is over priced.
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    Re: Official Wests Tigers 2018 The Contenders thread

    Post by No Worries on Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:46 am


    Not a bad line up next year

    Twal
    TPJ
    Lawrence
    Taylor
    Lodge
    Farah
    Brooks
    Marshall
    Thompson
    Nofo
    Fonua
    Oates
    Mbye

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    Marsters
    Aloiai
    Matterson

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