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Three Wests Tigers grades will feature this Saturday as the club looks to continue its strong form across the KOE NSW Cup, Jersey Flegg and NSW Women's Premiership competitions.

After missing out on the fixture in 2020, Lidcombe Oval will once again host the "Return to Lidcombe Round" as the Western Suburbs Magpies run out at the venue which last hosted its final NSWRL Premiership fixture back in 1986.

All 2021 Wests Tigers Members can gain free access to the venue on Saturday which will see the club's Jersey Flegg and Knock-On Effect NSW Cup sides in action as well as the Magpies' Ron Massey Cup side.

Entry to the ground is otherwise $10 with free entry for kids under 12.

Wests Tigers Jersey Flegg come into the contest after a hard-earned draw against the Sydney Roosters last weekend — preserving their unbeaten start to the season and seeing them move ahead of Penrith on top of the ladder.

Wayne Lambkin's side will be looking for a repeat performance of their early-season clash against Victoria, which saw them walk away with a commanding 50-12 win.

Logen Dillon will return for Wests Tigers Jersey Flegg this week against Victoria.
Logen Dillon will return for Wests Tigers Jersey Flegg this week against Victoria. ©Wests Tigers

Wests Tigers will be boosted by the return of key members Logen Dillon, Israel Ogden, Daniel Sykes and William Kei, who all successfully up to the NSW Cup competition last weekend due to the last-minute COVID protocol change.

Despite having seven players on debut last week, the Magpies extended their winning run to seven in a row with a commanding victory over the Bears but they'll face another tough test this week against the Raiders.

Canberra posted a strong 32-18 win over Wests when they met in the season opener, but have since had a dip in form — winning just one of their last five — while the Magpies haven't tasted defeat since going down to the Bears in Round 2.

Extended NRL squad members Zac Cini, Allan Fitzgibbon, Jake Simpkin, Kiah Cooper, Michael Chee Kam, Stefano Utoikamanu, Tom Amone and Zane Musgrove all return to the side this week after sitting out last weekend.

The action doesn't stop there for Wests Tigers on Saturday, with the club's Harvey Norman NSW Women's Premiership in action on the other side of Sydney.

Taking on the Cronulla Sharks at home, Neil Stanley's side will be keen to get back in the winner's circle after last week's bye. The fifth-placed Wests Tigers face a Cronulla side undefeated in their past five and sitting third on the ladder — courtesy of a dominant defence that has leaked just 30 points in six matches.

A win for the Sharks would see them potentially move top of the table while Wests Tigers can cement a spot in the top four with victory on the day.

Make sure you follow all the action from Saturday's games via the Match Centre!


PointsBet Stadium, Cronulla

11:00am — NSW Women's Premiership, Cronulla vs. Wests Tigers 

Lidcombe Oval, Lidcombe

12:00pm — Jersey Flegg, Wests Tigers vs. Victoria

1:45pm — Ron Massey Cup, Western Suburbs vs. Blacktown-Workers

3:45pm — KOE NSW Cup, Western Suburbs vs. Canberra