It was on this day, September 24, in 2005 that Wests Tigers produced one of rugby league's greatest ever finals upsets as they beat the St. George-Illawarra Dragons 20-12 in their Preliminary Final — booking their place in the 2005 Grand Final.
With a try to Dene Halatau in both halves, Wests Tigers led from start to finish, and produced a resilient effort in the second half to hold out the high-flying Dragons.
Watch all the highlights and magic moments from that special victory in the video above.
2005 Preliminary Final — Saturday, September 24
Venue: Sydney Football Stadium
Referee: Tim Mander
FINAL SCORE — Wests Tigers 20 (Halatau 2, Heighington, Marshall tries; Hodgson 2/4 goals) def. St. George-Illawarra Dragons 12 (Barrett, Naiqama tries; Ennis 2/2 goals)