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Newtown fullback Will Kennedy puts through a carefully-weighted kick that resulted in a try to Jets winger Sione Katoa, in last Sunday’s thrilling preliminary final win against St George-Illawarra at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.
Newtown fullback Will Kennedy puts through a carefully-weighted kick that resulted in a try to Jets winger Sione Katoa, in last Sunday’s thrilling preliminary final win against St George-Illawarra at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.

Australia’s first rugby league club heads into another grand final this Sunday

The Newtown Jets and Wentworthville clash in the inaugural Canterbury Cup NSW grand final on Sunday at Bankwest Stadium.

The match is in fact Wentworthville’s final appearance in the Canterbury Cup NSW, as they are leaving the competition at the completion of this season. The Parramatta club intends to field its own team in the Canterbury Cup NSW from 2020 onwards.

Oddly enough, this was the same situation with the Balmain club in 2012, with the grand final of that year being the Balmain Tigers final appearance in what was then the NSW Cup competition. Newtown supporters would well recall that the Jets won that grand final 22-18.

The winner of Sunday’s inaugural Canterbury Cup NSW premiership title will go on to play the Queensland Intrust Super Premiership winners on NRL Grand Final day at ANZ Stadium on Sunday, 6th October.

This Sunday’s match details are:

NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – Grand Final

Sunday, 29th September 2019

Bankwest Stadium

Newtown versus Wentworthville

Kick-Off: 3.05pm.

Referee: Todd Smith

Assistant Referee: Drew Oultram

Touch Judges: Benjamin Teague and Cameron Mitchell.

Television coverage: Channel 9 from 3.00pm.

Radio: There will be live audio streaming with Steele Sports from 12 noon.
To listen click on the Jets Radio Live Stream play button on the home page of www.newtownjets.com

Newtown’s team (as per Thursday’s Big League magazine):
Will Kennedy, Sione Katoa, Aaron Gray, Ronaldo Mulitalo, Tyrone Phillips, Jack A. Williams, Braydon Trindall, Toby Rudolf, Blayke Brailey, Jimmy Jolliffe, Scott Sorensen, Jayson Bukuya, Billy Magoulias.

Bench: Teig Wilton, Jackson Ferris, Siosifa Talakai, Daniel Vasquez, Luke Polselli, Matt Evans, Wes Lolo, Grant Garvey, Josh Carr, Greg Eastwood.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

Wentworthville:

Josh Hoffman, Charlton Schaafhausen, Ethan Parry, George Jennings, Greg Lelesiuao, Jaeman Salmon, Rhys Davis, Tim Mannah, Matt McIlwrick, Stefano Utoikamanu, Andrew Davey, David Gower, Peni Terepo.

Bench: Haze Dunster, Oregon Kaufusi, Mitchell Butfield, Haimona Hiroti, Salesi Fainga’a, James Porter.

Coach: Rip Taylor.

Everyone is invited back to the Petersham RSL Club (located at 7 Regent Street, Petersham) after Sunday’s grand final. The Petersham RSL Club is one of Newtown’s longest-standing and most generous sponsors.
Please note that parking in the environs of the Petersham RSL Club is limited. Please also note that the Petersham RSL Club practices the Responsible Service of Alcohol. 

From the NSWRL website: –

See Newtown’s captain Scott Sorensen being interviewed this week by the former Newtown Jets halfback Jamie Soward: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/25/captains-call–scott-sorensen/

Thanks to Busfleet Australia for their generosity. We are not taking any more bookings. We’ve filled three buses of Jets fans to make their way to Bankwest Stadium for Sunday’s Canterbury Cup NSW Grand Final for FREE. The buses will leave Petersham RSL at 1.15pm sharp. Please arrive before this time as boarding may take some time.

Many thanks to our good friends at Busfleet Australia for providing free buses for our supporters to get to the game. Cheer loudly all you Newtown Jets supporters and help get our boys home!

There will be no Newtown Jets merchandise stall at Bankwest Stadium on Sunday.

However, Newtown Jets merchandise is available on Friday, 27th September, 9.00am to 5.00pm, at 14 Rich Street, Marrickville (the Newtown Jets administrative office).

Newtown Jets merchandise can also be purchased directly online through the club’s merchandise website: www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au

Merchandise orders can also be made by phone by calling 9052 6980 during weekday business hours.

The Newtown Jets merchandise stall will be open in King Street, Newtown (directly opposite the Dendy Cinema) this Saturday, 28th September, from 10.00am to 4.00pm.

In the event of inclement weather on Saturday, Jets merchandise will be available from the club’s office at 14 Rich Street, Marrickville from 10.00am to 4.00pm.

On 6th October 2019 at ANZ Stadium, the Newtown Jets defeated Burleigh Bears 20-16 in the NRL State Championship Final. This win effectively made Newtown the best club team (outside of the NRL competition) in Australia, New Zealand and Papua-New Guinea. Newtown centre Jackson Ferris (with the ball) is shown sprinting away for the winning try with less than ten seconds of regular time left to play, having seized upon a pin-point short kick by his team-mate Billy Magoulias. Newtown had trailed 10-2 at half-time and 16-14 going into the last ten seconds of the match. Photo: Michael Magee Photography

Newtown Jets celebrate one of the greatest years in their long history

Newtown’s rugged back-rower Daniel Vasquez was in full voice when he led his Jets team-mates in a victory chorus at the Mayoral Civic Reception, held at the Petersham RSL Club on the evening of the 9th October 2019. Photo: Michael Magee Photography

Reminder: RSVP for the Newtown Jets Victories Dinner and Presentation Night by Friday, 22nd November 2019

Newtown winger Ray Preston (with the ball) breaks clear in a match against South Sydney at the SCG in 1955. Newtown’s captain-coach Dick Poole is in the background. Photo: Supplied by Terry Williams.

Vale Ray Preston

Newtown’s captains Jack A. Williams (left) and Scott Sorensen (right) proudly hold aloft the two major trophies won in the club’s truly remarkable 2019 season – the Canterbury Cup NSW premiership trophy (left) and the NRL State Championship Trophy (right). This photo was taken at the Mayoral Civic Reception held at the Petersham RSL Club on the evening of Wednesday, 9th October 2019. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.

THE 2019 NEWTOWN JETS VICTORIES DINNER AND PRESENTATION NIGHT

Newtown Jets winger Sione Katoa scores his second try just five minutes out from full-time at ANZ Stadium last Sunday. Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

Jets claim national title with a sensational try in the game’s final seconds

Newtown Jets dynamic second-rower Scott Sorensen scores (off a perfectly-placed kick by Billy Magoulias) in the first half in last Sunday’s Canterbury Cup NSW Grand Final against Wentworthville, played at Bankwest Stadium. Photo:  Mario Facchini, mafphotography

Jets are fully primed for tilt at State Championship honours

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