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Wests Tigers have today confirmed the club's 2019 trial match schedule, headlined by an NRL trial match against the New Zealand Warriors at Northland Events Centre, Whangarei.

In addition to the NRL trial match, the club's Intrust Super Premiership, Jersey Flegg, Tarsha Gale and newly-formed Harvey Norman NSW Women's Premiership teams will all play several trial matches as the club prepares for a strong 2019 campaign.

After their first pre-season under Head Coach Michael Maguire, Wests Tigers Members and fans will get to see the 2019 team in action on Saturday, March 2 when they take on the Warriors at Whangarei, New Zealand.

As the sole NRL trial match, Wests Tigers will field a strong side for the game, which could include as many as 18 current or past Kiwis in action across both teams.

The trial match will also see the current New Zealand national Coach — Michael Maguire — face off against a former coaching associate in Warriors Coach Stephen Kearney, before the two sides meet again later that month in Round 2 of the NRL Telstra Premiership season at Campbelltown Sports Stadium.

Formerly known as Okara Park, Northland Events Centre in Whangarei will host its first rugby league match since the 2014 Four Nations.

For further information on the match and tickets, visit

Head Coach Michael Maguire
Head Coach Michael Maguire



Sat., March 2 — vs. New Zealand Warriors at Toll Stadium, Whangarei (NZ)


Sat., February 23 — vs. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Belmore Sportsground
Sat., March 2 — vs. New Zealand Warriors at Toll Stadium, Whangarei (NZ)


Sat., February 16 — vs. St. George-Illawarra Dragons at St Mary's Leagues
Sat., March 2— vs. Melbourne Thunderbolts at Venue at Campbelltown Stadium
Sat., March 9 — vs. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Belmore Sportsground


Sat., February 23 — vs. Brothers RLFC at Hickey's Lane
Sat., March 2 — vs. St. Mary's Saints at St. Mary's Stadium
Sat., March 9 — vs. North Sydney Bears at Campbelltown Sports Stadium


Sat., January 19 — vs. Victorian Women's Development Team at Hillier Oval
Fri., January 25 — vs. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Kirkham Oval

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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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