Wests Tigers and major shareholder Wests Magpies have been collaborating toward the common goal of promoting the junior development and junior representative pathways opportunities to the NRL.
Wests Tigers and Wests Magpies have determined that the Wests Tigers Football Department will coordinate and deliver the pathways and talent development programs in the Macarthur-Liverpool region due to the resourcing and available expertise of Wests Tigers.
The history and heritage of Wests Magpies as a Wests Tigers foundation club will be maintained through the co-branding of both programs.
Wests Tigers and Wests Magpies believe this is the right path to promote Rugby league pathways in the Macarthur-Liverpool area.
This is an appropriate step for Wests Tigers and Wests Magpies to provide seamless advancement towards NSWRL and NRL levels, and demonstrates a mutual understanding of what needs to be done in the Macarthur-Liverpool area to preserve, promote, and improve Rugby League in this key region.