Awash with hookers at the start of the NRL season, Wests Tigers could face a shortage in the key position in 2017.With club great Robbie Farah seemingly on his way out the door at Concord after being dropped to reserve grade, the dual ventures No.9 stocks are suddenly looking shaky for the future.Coach Jason Taylor started the year with a headache on his hands with Farah, Dene Halatau, Matt Ballin, Manaia Cherrington and Jacob Liddle all on his books but his options for next year appear are diminishing.Current starting hooker Halatau earlier in the week announced hell retire at the end of the year.Ballin, 32, is far from a certainty to ever play again after suffering his second season-ending knee injury in as many years.Considered a man for the future, Cherrington, who has made 16 appearances since debuting midway through last year, is off-contract and has been linked with a move to Penrith.That leaves just the highly-rated Liddle, a former Australian schoolboys representative.Taylor was hoping to fast-track the 19-year-olds development and handed him his NRL debut a fortnight ago in the loss to Canterbury.However the club hit a speed bump in that plan when they ran into second-tier salary cap pressure and its been ruled they cant field him for the rest of the season.Jacobs unable to play so thats not an option for us, Taylor said.Well work out how were going to replace Robbie and thats not an easy thing to do.However Taylor did not appear too worried about a looming hooker shortage, indicating a preference for a utility player like Halatau to work alongside gun halves Luke Brooks and Mitchell Moses.What weve seen is the team has run more smoothly with a dummy-half who may not be a specialist dummy-half but whose role is to just get the ball to where it needs to go to.Stitched Custom NCAA Shirts . 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Real Madrid needed a late goal by substitute Jese Rodriguez to earn a 3-2 victory at Valencia to stay in third place and three points behind its title rivals.Sydney FC deserve to be top of the A-League but owe a lot of their success this season to sheer luck, according to Brisbane Roar defender Jade North.Riding high on the back of a six-game winning streak, the Sky Blues take on the Roar - who are unbeaten in their last four games - at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night.A win for the visitors will equal the best-ever start to an A-League season by any team, while third-placed Brisbane can reduce the margin between the sides to five points if they can produce an upset.However, as impressive as theyve been, North believes Sydney have been quite fortunate not to have let in more goals.Obviously Sydney are flying at the moment but having said that, theyve been quite lucky as well, not conceding as many as I thought they maybe should have, North told reporters on Tuesday.They deserve to be where they are but Perth were a little bit unlucky on the weekend with a couple of chances.But youve got to ride your luck sometimes. 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