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Nominations now open for the Sports Dad of the Year

Nominations are now open for the 10th anniversary of the Philips Sports Dad of the Year award, where your nomination will help select ten finalists to vote on prior to Father's Day.

Wests Tigers Premiership Winner and Life Member John Skandalis won the honour back in 2009, so let's nominate a Wests Tigers star to become a finalist this year and pick up the award once more!

The Award recognises sporting fathers who make positive impressions in the community, with the winner donating $10,000 to his charity of choice.

Nominate your favourite Wests Tigers sporting Dad at

Nominations close on July 9, 2018 and the ten finalists will be announced on 19 August 2018.

Sporting fathers at Wests Tigers include:

  • Ben Matulino (father to Kyla and Braxton)
  • Benji Marshall (father to Benjamin Fox)
  • Chris Lawrence (father to Emmerson)
  • Elijah Taylor (father to Briseis and Psalms)
  • Mahe Fonua (father to Khaura)
  • Malakai Watene-Zelezniak (father to Mylee-Jade and Kai)
  • Moses Mbye (father to Mya and Milani)
  • Russell Packer (father to Madison and Marley)
  • Sauaso Sue (father to Ezekiel)
  • Tuimoala Lolohea (child on the way!)
Acknowledgement of Country

Wests Tigers respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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