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1989 League Legends Cup

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1989 League Legends Cup

1989 League Legends Cup
Teams involved Canberra Raiders
Wests Tigers
First contested 13 April 2008
Number of meetings 3
Most wins Wests Tigers (2)
Most recent meeting Wests Tigers
Next meeting 2011
Largest victory 13 - Raiders 22-35 Tigers (4 April 2010)

The 1989 League Legends Cup is an annual rugby league match between NRL clubs the Canberra Raiders and the Wests Tigers. The match is played to commemorate the 1989 Grand Final, which has been called the greatest Grand Final ever.[1] The grand final was actually between the Raiders and the Balmain Tigers, but since the Tigers merged with the Western Suburbs Magpies in 2000, the 1989 League Legend Cup match is played between the Raiders and the joint venture. The cup is contested only once per season, so in the years where the Raiders and Tigers are scheduled to meet twice, the clubs decide which of those two matches will decide the winner of the trophy. The first Cup match was in Round 5 of the 2008 NRL season.[2]

Games Played

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue Referee(s) Crowd
Canberra Raiders 30-24 Wests Tigers 13 April 2008, 2:00pm Canberra Stadium Sean Hampstead 12,240 [3]
Wests Tigers 34-26 Canberra Raiders 16 March 2009, 7:00pm Campbelltown Stadium Jared Maxwell
Gerard Sutton
17,392[4]
Canberra Raiders 22-35 Wests Tigers 4 April 2010, 3:00pm Canberra Stadium Shayne Hayne
Brett Suttor
17,112[5]
Wests Tigers 34-24 Canberra Raiders 26 March 2011, 7:30pm Campbelltown Stadium Ben Cummins
Brett Suttor
14,091[6]
Canberra Raiders 22-35 Wests Tigers 1 May 2011, 2:00pm Canberra Stadium Ashley Klein
Gerard Sutton
13,425[7]

Head To Head

Played Raiders Draws Tigers
5 1 0 4

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