It was a mixed weekend for Wests Tigers Associated and Junior Representative teams, with a number of close defeats throughout a number of different grades.

After leading Parramatta 22-10, Wests Tigers NRL side suffered their first loss under new Coach Ivan Cleary as the Eels stormed home to win 26-22 on Easter Monday at ANZ Stadium, while the Holden Cup boys suffered a 48-16 defeat to the Eels earlier on the day.

Wests Tigers Intrust Super Premiership also went down in a narrow loss on the weekend, with defending premiers Illawarra coming from behind to win 20-14 at Campbelltown Stadium.

In Sydney Shield, Christian Yassmin scored twice as Western Suburbs bounced back with a 42-12 win over East Campbelltown, while the Magpies' Ron Massey side had the bye in Round 7. 

The news wasn't as good in the Qualifying Finals of SG Ball as both Balmain and Western Suburbs were knocked out, beat 34-12 and 42-18 by the Roosters and Steelers respectively.

Next week, Wests Tigers will face the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in NRL and Holden Cup and the Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles in Intrust Super Premiership, while Western Suburbs take on the Guildford Owls in Ron Massey and Sydney Shield.

 

WESTS TIGERS WEEKEND RESULTS

NRL — Parramatta Eels 26 def. Wests Tigers 22 (Report)

NYC — Parramatta Eels 48 def. Wests Tigers 16 (Report)

ISP — Illawarra RLFC 20 def. Wests Tigers 14 (Report)

Ron Massey — Western Suburbs BYE

Sydney Shield — Western Suburbs Magpies 42 def. East Campbelltown 12 (Report)

SG Ball — Sydney Roosters 34 def. Balmain Tigers 12 (Report)

SG Ball — Illawarra Steelers 42 def. Western Suburbs Magpies 18 (Report)