Tigers Look To Show Fight At Campbelltown

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James Tedesco will play fullback for the Tigers. Picture: Gregg Porteous/dailytelegraph.com.au
Last 5 Meetings

Round 6 2012 – Brisbane Broncos 18 d Wests Tigers 14 at Allianz Stadium
Round 7 2011 – Brisbane Broncos 31 d Wests Tigers 18 at Allianz Stadium
Round 17 2010 – Wests Tigers 16 d Brisbane Broncos 14 at Suncorp Stadium
Round 11 2009 – Brisbane Broncos 20 d Wests Tigers 18 at Campbelltown Stadium
Round 15 2008 – Brisbane Broncos 19 d Wests Tigers 18 at Suncorp Stadium

Current Form

  Rd 2    Rd 3    Rd 4    Rd 5    Rd 6 
Tigers

W

W

L

L

L

Broncos

W

L

L

W

W


The Tigers  will be looking to break a three game losing streak when they tackle the Broncos  at Campbelltown on Saturday night. Benji Marshall remains sidelined with a toe injury, while an injury to Braith Anasta means that Curtis Sironen will partner Tim Moltzen in the halves. Highly regarded youngster James Tedesco, who made his representative debut for City last week, has been named at fullback, while Bodene Thompson and Liam Fulton also return.

Josh McGuire is set to make his first appearance since round two after being named on the bench for the Broncos, who have won six of their past seven against the Tigers.

1st Tryscorer

Teenage fullback James Tedesco  has always been highly regarded and finally gets another chance at the back with the Tigers missing a few players through injury. He was a prolific tryscorer in the NYC competition and will be a key part of Wests’ attack here.

Justin Hodges  may have only bagged one four pointer for the Broncos in the opening six rounds but he has been causing all sorts of problems for the opposition. He is sure to keep the Tigers outside backs on their toes.

Prediction

With Benji Marshall and Braith Anasta both out injured, the Tigers are going into this fixture with a very inexperienced pair of playmakers. Brisbane is slowly building into the season with back-to-back wins over the Titans and Cowboys and should have too much class for their opponents. Brisbane Broncos 1-12

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