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Mid Season Report: Wests Tigers

The Stats

Ladder Position: 13th

Played: 12
Wins: 4
Losses: 8

Points Scored: 211
Ranking: 13th

Points Conceded: 242
Ranking: 8th

State of Play


Chance Peni (jaw, round 16)



Season to Date

The Tigers season can be summed up in one word; inconsistent. Having shown signs of attacking brilliance in games against the Bulldogs and Dragons, they have struggled to close out games throughout the season, no more than blowing a lead against the Raiders in round seven.

James Tedesco has been the standout player for the joint-venture club with 9 tries in 12 games. His combination with Luke Brooks is something that the Tigers fans hope can develop in the coming rounds and seasons.

Finals Bound?

Head coach Jason Taylor has decided to focus on defence this season to turn the Tigers into a finals contender. However, you need to be able to score points to defend and the style has shackled the young stars from the Tigers meaning that they have struggled.

On current form, it would seem it will another season without finals football for the Wests Tigers.

Jake is a University of Wollongong student and one half of the 4 Pointers.


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