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Tigers rest jersey in Raudonikis tribute

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Wests Tigers will retire the no.7 jersey from all four grades this weekend in a touching tribute to former halfback Tommy Raudonikis.

The larger-than-life ex-Wests and Newtown legend died at the age of 70 on Wednesday, causing an outpouring of grief in the rugby league community.

His beloved Wests will honour him by resting the no.7 jersey, with the halfback of each grade to lead their respective teams out of the tunnel at Leichhardt Oval on Sunday.

The no.7 jersey will then be placed on the first chair of the team’s bench for each grade – women’s, SG Ball, NSW Cup and NRL.

A minute’s silence will also be held at the seven-minute mark of the Tiger’s NRL match against North Queensland.

A dedicated Tommy Raudonikis Memorial Round has also been…



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