Wests Tigers sign two new players Wests Tigers | August 7 2013 12:50PM Wests Tigers have today signed two players to strengthen its roster for 2014. Former Australian Schoolboy and Penrith utility Blake Austin has agreed to a two-year deal. Experienced second-rower Cory Paterson will return to the NRL after signing a one-year deal with the hope of proving his value by the end of next season. Paterson, 26, is currently playing for Hull KR in the English Super League after previous NRL stints with the Newcastle Knights and Nth Qld Cowboys. Wests Tigers Coach Mick Potter said both players will be very good additions to the NRL squad.