Wests Tigers made it two from two to start 2019 with a 34-6 win against New Zealand Warriors at Campbelltown Sports Stadium.
Moving to the top of the 2019 Telstra Premiership ladder for the first time in club history, wet conditions made it tough going early on for for the hosts before the craft and guile of Robbie Farah steered Michael Maguire's side to an impressive win.
In Canterbury Cup, Western Suburbs thrashed the New Zealand Warriors 48-10 with Josh Reynolds starring as a key playmaker. Playing his first game of the year, Reynolds scored two tries and had a hand in five others to help the Magpies to the top of the ladder with the best attacking and defensive record in the competition.
Wests Tigers Jersey Flegg kicked off their year with a thrilling 28-28 draw against the New Zealand Warriors. Leading 22-6 at half-time, the home side looked to have thrown away the win when the visitors roared back to take a 28-22 lead before a late Jock Madden try ensured that Wayne Lambkin's side would share the points.
After back-to-back defeats, Wests Tigers Tarsha Gale side bounce back in to the winners circle and the top four with a 34-10 win over the Canberra Raiders, while the Harvey Norman NSW Women's Premiership side began their campaign with a tough 20-0 defeat to CRL Newcastle in their maiden outing as a team.
Next week, Wests Tigers fans in for another triple-header at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on Sunday with NRL, Canterbury Cup and Jersey Flegg all in action!
Every try from Round 2!
THIS WEEK'S RESULTS
- NRL — Wests Tigers 34 def. New Zealand Warriors 6
- Canterbury Cup — Western Suburbs 48 def. New Zealand Warriors 10
- Jersey Flegg — Wests Tigers 28 drew with New Zealand Warriors 28
- Tarsha Gale — Wests Tigers 34 def. Canberra Raiders 10
- Harvey Norman Premiership — CRL Newcastle 20 def. Wests Tigers 0
- Harold Matthews — Penrith Panthers 32 def. Balmain Tigers 14
- Harold Matthews — Canberra Raiders 16 def. Western Suburbs Magpies 14
- SG Ball — Canberra Raiders 40 def. Western Suburbs Magpies 6
- SG Ball — Penrith Panthers 30 def. Balmain Tigers 14
NEXT WEEK'S FIXTURES
Saturday, March 30
- Harvey Norman Premiership — Penrith Brothers vs. Wests Tigers
- Tarsha Gale — Wests Tigers vs. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
- Harold Matthews — Balmain Tigers vs. North Sydney Bears
- Harold Matthews — Western Suburbs vs. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
- SG Ball — Balmain Tigers vs. North Sydney Bears
- SG Ball — Western Suburbs vs. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Sunday, March 31
- NRL — Wests Tigers vs. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
- Canterbury Cup — Wests Tigers vs. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
- Jersey Flegg — Wests Tigers vs. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Match: Wests Tigers v Bulldogs
Round 3 -
Venue: Campbelltown Stadium, Sydney
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