Wests Tigers enforcer Martin Taupau flies pretty close to that line between aggression and madness sometimes, but his teammates wouldn't have it any other way.
Wests Tigers players say they will need to watch out for a pair of Roosters playmakers looking to play themselves into NSW State of Origin jerseys.
Wests Tigers centre Tim Simona will be sidelined for up to four weeks following scans on Sunday that revealed he has sustained syndesmosis in his ankle.
After a board meeting on Thursday night, the club has confirmed they will play their three remaining games at Leichhardt Oval this year.
Wests Tigers back-rower Curtis Sironen has credited the club's player exodus at the end of the last season as a reason for his return to the City Origin team.
Test prop Aaron Woods has backed Wests Tigers teammate Matthew Lodge to bounce back from the tumultuous start to his first grade career and become a rep star.
He doesn't take a backwards step on the field, but Wests Tigers centre and Samoa star Tim Simona faced a tough question when signing his latest contract.
He provided the most spectacular try assist of 2015 so far, but Kevin Naiqama believes he hasn't topped Greg Inglis's Centenary Test heroics.
The Tigers hold onto a lead, a monstrous penalty goal and a former teammate ruffles some feathers. Key points from Wests Tigers' 38-14 win over the Bulldogs.
Kevin Naiqama has set up an early contender for try of the season as the Wests Tigers belted a hapless Bulldogs outfit at ANZ Stadium.