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Match Day Info: Round 1

Wests Tigers will look to make it four wins in a row over the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles when they take on the Silvertails in their season opener this Saturday afternoon at Leichhardt Oval.

With a new Head Coach in Michael Maguire and plenty of excitement for the season ahead, make sure you're there to cheer your team on to a bright start in 2019!



Date — Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time — 5:30pm AEDT

Venue — Leichhardt Oval (Lilyfield, NSW)


2:45pm — Wests Tigers Ticket Box Opens

3:00pm — Gates Open at Leichhardt Oval

3:15pm — CC (ISP), Western Suburbs Magpies vs. Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles

5:30pm — NRL, Wests Tigers vs. Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles


It's not too late to become a Wests Tigers Member! Leichhardt Oval memberships start at just $79 for access to all three games at the suburban ground this year!

Visit or the Membership team on game day.

For those looking to purchase tickets to the game, please be advised that there is a strong demand for tickets in Saturday's game. Wests Tigers encourage fans heading along to pre-purchase their tickets from Ticketek to avoid disappointment.


Wests Tigers will kick off the season with a Women in League Appreciation Round, which will also see the formal unveiling of the club's 2019 Harvey Norman NSW Women's Premiership team — the first senior women's team in club history.

Wests Tigers Membership marquees and official Merchandise outlets will be located at the Mary Street and Glover Street entrances. Wests Tigers RoarStore van will also be located on top of the hill next to the food/beverage outlet.

Get your new 2019 jersey personalised with new jerseys numbers too at the game — visit the team at the Mary Street outlet to get your number on the back!

Other notable match day activities include:

  • Face-painting for the kids and DJ in forecourt
  • Performance from Wests Tigers new Dance Squad at half-time
  • Touch football exhibition game between Canterbury Cup and NRL
  • Plus much, much more with all the usual fun of Game Day!


Wests Tigers strongly advise against driving to the ground where possible as parking is very limited. For all transport information, please check 131 500.

Light Rail

Light Rail is a good option for fans making their way to the ground, with the Lilyfield and Leichhardt North stops within walking distance of Leichhardt Oval. Wests Tigers fans can experience a special Wests Tigers-themed walk from the stop to the ground, so make sure you don't miss out!


Several bus routes operate between Central Station and Leichhardt Oval, although there are no direct bus stops outside Leichhardt Oval or Mary Street. Routes M10, 470 and 440 all stop within the vicinity of Leichhardt Oval, with a 10-15 minute walk to the ground common in most cases.

Training at Leichhardt Oval!


Wests Tigers fans and Members can also meet the team after the game with a special post-match function at Wests Ashfield Leagues Club. The full NRL squad and coaching staff will be available for photos and autographs from 8:30pm.

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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