NYC Trial: Team vs. Wentworthville


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    NYC Trial: Team vs. Wentworthville

    Brock Corfe (Twitter: @Brock_Corfe)

    Thu 9th February, 03:54PM
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    Wests Tigers Holden Cup side will play a trial match this Saturday against the Wentworthville Magpies at Kirkham Oval.

    Head Coach Chris Hutchinson will give a host of new players the chance to impress this weekend, with only six second-year players named in the 18-man squad.

    This will be the side’s second trial match this year, with a solid hit-out last weekend against the Western Suburbs Magpies.

    It’s a two game program between Wests Tigers and Wentworthville, with Holden Cup kicking off at 5pm, followed by the Intrust Super Premiership fixture.

    Wests Tigers Holden Cup – Trial vs. Wentworthville

    1. Toa Mata’afa
    2. Liam Pakau
    3. Justin Frain
    4. Kelepi Lui
    5. Niall Walker

    6. Hosea Leuea
    7. Jamin Williams

    8. Lenny Sauni
    9. Josh Bermingham
    10. Edward Carter
    11. Corey Kurneth
    12. PJ Mati-Leifi
    13. Rhys Sciglitano

    15. Junior Wright
    16. Royce Tout
    18. Jarrod Tompkins
    20. Ben Powers
    22. Christian Poutua

    Coach: Chris Hutchinson

    http://www.weststigers.com.au/news/2017/02/09/nyc_trial_team_vs_we.html


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    Have to admit…lot of Cubs there I’ve never heard of…



  • I haven’t heard of any of them (or the Coach). Who are the key players to watch?



  • No mention of Mikaele …

    Injured perhaps ??



  • @happy tiger:

    No mention of Mikaele …

    Injured perhaps ??

    That side named is not our strongest so maybe he’s simply being rested… ❓



  • @willow:

    @happy tiger:

    No mention of Mikaele …

    Injured perhaps ??

    That side named is not our strongest so maybe he’s simply being rested… ❓

    #releasethebeast


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    @willow:

    @happy tiger:

    No mention of Mikaele …

    Injured perhaps ??

    That side named is not our strongest so maybe he’s simply being rested… ❓

    Don’t get him started…now NYC are doing it wrong,



  • @Geo.:

    @willow:

    @happy tiger:

    No mention of Mikaele …

    Injured perhaps ??

    That side named is not our strongest so maybe he’s simply being rested… ❓

    Don’t get him started…now NYC are doing it wrong,

    Stop being so negative Geo



  • Two second row forwards playing in the centres, Lui is a promising player from Keebra Park. Frain is from Balmain SG Ball… Liam Pakau is a highly credentialed schoolboy centre from Ipswich/Keebra Park. Walker is from Balmain SGBall and Bermingham is a half from Balmain SGBall/Western NSW. Kurneth will be interesting to watch being a prospect from Toowoomba or Ipswich.



  • It will be around 40c at Wentworthville on Saturday. Hope the young ones don’t lose too many KGs



  • @Tigerdon:

    It will be around 40c at Wentworthville on Saturday. Hope the young ones don’t lose too many KGs

    I wouldn’t be suprised if the trial is postponed. It will crack 40 at Wenty and player welfare should dictate the game is postponed.



  • They could start early….I see WTs girls team in the tarsha Gale cup theyre starting 7.30am

    They could all pretend theyre back in nappy brigade under 6s



  • Kurnoth (not Kurneth as the Tigers media continue to say) is originally from NT via Ipswich.



  • papenhuyzen is likely to play full back in NYC this year.


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    @happy tiger:

    @willow:

    @happy tiger:

    No mention of Mikaele …

    Injured perhaps ??

    That side named is not our strongest so maybe he’s simply being rested… ❓

    #releasethebeast


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