Taylor given the boot by Wests Tigers

Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor has been sacked effective immediately, with assistant Andrew Webster named as interim coach.

The club’s Chair Marina Go has confirmed the much-anticipated axing,

“Our position has always been to make sure that the head coach’s contract is tied to performance and that hasn’t changed,” said Go.


“We are committed to building a side that will be in a position to win NRL premierships and believe that this decision is the correct one for the future of the club.”

Tony Bartlett joined Hot Tomato as News Director in January, 2016. He has held the role of News Director with some of Australia’s leading broadcasters and was AAP’s Broadcast Editor based in Sydney and AAP’s Brisbane Chief of Staff. Prior to AAP he spent many years as a News Director on the Gold Coast and was previously News Director of 2CA/FM 104.7 Canberra and 2MMM Sydney and he’s also worked for 4SB, 4MB, 7BU, 7LA, 2WL, 2SM, 4IP, and 3XY.

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