Squad Breakdown: Wests Tigers top 17 analysed Last year's NRL SuperCoach runner-up Tim Williams picks his top 17 at the Tigers including analysis and buy rating of every player. Pre-season Squad Breakdown Tim Williams SC Playbook founder, 2nd NRL overall 2020 March 5, 2021 TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: 2020 runner-up Tim Williams drops his Round 1 squadSQUAD BREAKDOWN: Updated Melbourne Storm 17 + Round 1 buy ratings The Tigers loom as an intriguing side in 2021 with a few new facing injecting life into their attack. An improved side would present plenty of PODs to begin the year, and they boast a few key cheapies, but will they deliver on an impressive trial victory? Leading into the season we’ll take a look at every club’s predicted 17 to start the year, providing SuperCoach analysis on every single player as well as a rating for their round 1 buy credentials. Here’s how we think the Tigers will line up and whether or not it’s worth investing in their squad to kick-off the season. If there’s a player who may miss the opening round or two, we’ve added them to the 17 with analysis for SuperCoach purposes. Obviously there’s plenty to play out during the pre-season that’ll alter starting sides and buy ratings, so we’ll update this as frequently as possible as it all unfolds. The Tigers play in Round 13 and have the bye in Round 17. Click on the player to reveal their analysis and Round 1 buy rating. *Scroll down to the bottom of the page for a key on all SuperCoach relevant abbreviations. Sign up to SC Playbook for hundreds of extra premium articles across the NRL pre-season and regular season, including access to our subscriber special question and answer podcast.