Wests Tigers welcome new Russian player Roman Ovchinnikov

A media session with new Wests Tigers recruit, Russian player Roman Ovchinnikov, will be held at Leichhardt Oval on Friday, March 23.

A lock forward, 24-year-old Roman has been invited over by Coach Tim Sheens to try his hand in the NRL competition.

Media are welcome to attend Leichhardt Oval at 11.45am for a 12pm media opportunity with Roman. He will meet with Tim Sheens and captain Brett Hodgson. Please note they will be the only people available for interviews.

A Russian interpreter will be on hand to translate questions and answers for Roman.

Please advise me if you wish to attend.

Kind Regards, Wayne Cousins Media & Communications Officer Wests Tigers Rugby League Football Pty Ltd