Are there others?
Tasmanian born and a product of the late 1970s, I followed the Western Suburbs with a zealousness usually reserved for religion or that horrible Victorian code on this island.
Since the joint ventured I have been a Wests boy but one without much support down here. In the past 13 seasons I’ve only met one other fair dinkum Wests fan in Tasmania, a bloke from my Rugby Union club was born into a Balmain family and had followed the clubs journey to it’s present conclusion. He’d continually sing ‘Eye of the Tiger’ under his breath at training. He’s since moved interstate leaving me unaware of any other southern fans.
I did see one fella in an old 2000 season Wests jersey at the Melbourne v Brisbane pre-season match at North Hobart Oval but didn’t get a chance to speak with him. Only other is a young bloke wearing a Wests hat in Huonville last week, but same drum, not able to stop and have a yarn.
Must be some Wests Tigers fans in Hobart eh? Any on this forum? Would be keen to catch up and watch a game sometime.