Well as we all know we haven’t had the best last 3 or 4 years and with lots of changes happening to our club over this time it does seem as though from the outside looking in that things are progressively getting worse.
So we have gone through the Tim Sheens saga who released club favourites, signed Adam Blair and went backwards in 2012 which lead to his sacking. Sheens eluded to senior players being behind it.
We then employed Mick Potter who we now know had his hands tied by the previous board with making important decisions at the club during his tenure. We had a poor 2013 and mixed results in 2014. Benji was moved on from the club, we saw the whole potter/Farah media storm that lead to potter being let go after the team absolutely tanked in the last 6 weeks of the season.
Which leads us to this year - a fresh start. Jason Taylor hired as head coach with a new board in place, things were looking good for a change. A seemingly United board and new coaching staff with a new vision, players released to make room in the cap to be competitive in the market, whole new s&c dept, new sponsors etc a plan for the future…. Well what followed was what is more than likely going to be our worst ever season, our club attempting to move on our club captain and in my opinion our best ever player under suspicious circumstances, a clearly frustrated playing group, extremely confused and angry fanbase etc we are officially the laughing stock of the NRL. As I type braith anasta just said we are the s***test club he ever played for on the Matty johns show as all of the others and audience laughed with him. The other day Sportsbet had a social media post and were explaining NFL terms for Australians… Eg stiff arm = fend, juke = sidestep etc… they had special teams = Wests Tigers. Seriously
This has been a very tough year as a supporter.
We hear a lot of things in the media and we form our own opinions based on what we see and what we hear. I am interested to know what is your view on what’s wrong with Wests Tigers or what has gone wrong with Wests Tigers and what do you think needs to be done to start heading in the right direction?
As mentioned in another thread the only positives I can find from our club at the moment are the talented young guys we are blessed with and the fact that the board and coaching staff do seem to be united and on the same page, I’m just very worried that’s it’s the wrong page… I have to say I do support the decision to move Farah on purely based on the fact that I believe he is not worth the 2million we are paying him for the next 2 years but I am extremely disappointed with the way it has been handled. In my opinion Robbie deserves so much more respect and to be told you can go but if you stay you’ll be in reserve grade…honestly that is so disheartening and dissappointing to hear as a fan and I can’t understand what is going wrong at the Tigers anymore.
Please provide your feedback