15th Anniversary Team: Lock Forward
Wests Tigers are asking Members and fans to help select the Club's 15th Anniversary Team by voting online for their top players for the various positions.
The final position up for vote is lock forward, with four nominess to choose from.
The top polling player will be revealed, along with the entire Team of 15 Years, at the Club’s 15th Anniversary Gala Dinner on Tuesday, July 15.
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Dene Halatau made his first-grade debut for Wests Tigers back in 2003 against the Manly-Warringah and has gone from that game to play a total of 198 first-grade games. The New Zealand international is one of four players currently at the Club that was there for the maiden premiership victory in 2005, and will likely play his 200th first-grade game at some point in 2014 following his return to the Club from the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.
Liam Fulton is another of those players still at Wests Tigers from the 2005 Grand Final victory, with 161 NRL games for the joint-venture Club next to his name. A noted funnyman, Fulton is a tireless worker on the field, and is one of the better players never to have played State of Origin or international rugby league.
Currently playing for the Cronulla Sharks, Chris Heighington played over 200 games for Wests Tigers before moving to the Shire in 2013 — only one of two players to reach the double-century mark for the Club. Heighington was part of the premiership-winning team in 2005 and has two international appearances for England to his name, as well as two appearances in the Prime Minister's XIII in 2008 and 2009.
After playing over 120 games for the Melbourne Storm (including several Grand Final and finals appearances), Adam Blair moved to Wests Tigers in 2012, where he has quickly chalked up 59 games for the Club. Blair is a regular in the New Zealand international side — having played 25 games for his country — and scored a try in the final to help the Kiwis defeat Australia in the 2008 Rugby League World Cup Final.
To vote, select your favourite player from the list below.
Voting for hooker closes this Sunday, June 15 at 11:59pm AEST.