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West Tigers are an Australian rugby league team who play in the National Rugby League competition. The club (A joint venture) is located in Campbelltown and Balmain, in NSW, Australia.
Also known as the Fibros and Magpies by their die-hard Western Suburbs fans, Wests play out of Campbelltown Stadium, Leichhardt Oval and ANZ Stadium.
The two proud clubs Western Suburbs and the Balmain Tigers merged in 1999 and kicked off as the joint venture in the NRL the following year.
If you take in to consideration Premierships won by both Balmain Tigers (11 - 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1924, 1939, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1969) and Wests Magpies (4 – 1930, 1934, 1948, 1952) along with the Premiership won by the Wests Tigers in 2005 it can be argued that the West Tigers have won sixteen Premierships at the top level.
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Location: Campbelltown and Balmain (NSW, Australia)
Colours: Orange, Black and White
Established: 1908 as Wests Magpies and Balmain Tigers and merged in 1999 as Wests Tigers
Premierships: 16 - 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1924, 1930, 1934, 1939, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1952, 1969, 2005. (Combined)
Stadium: Campbelltown Stadium, Leichhardt Oval and ANZ Stadium
Wests Tigers Website: https://www.weststigers.com.au/
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