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Both the Jets and Magpies are fighting for a finals place this Saturday

The Newtown Jets and Western Suburbs Magpies clubs head into Saturday’s 23rd round Canterbury Cup confrontation with a place in the competition’s top eight on the line. The Jets are in 7th position on 21 points and Wests are in 10th place and only two points behind on 19. In fact second tier rugby league doesn’t get any better than this – two foundation clubs, both 111 years old and with amazing club histories, shaping up for a match that may well decide which of these two clubs will make the finals.

On top of this, Saturday’s game is the deciding match in the 2019 Tom Raudonikis Cup series (the Magpies are one-up having beaten Newtown 32-22 back on the 28th April).

Please note the early kick-off time of 12.45pm; this match is being televised live on the Fox League channel).

Saturday’s match details are:

NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – 23rd Round

Saturday, 24th August 2019

Henson Park

Newtown (7th place, 21 points) v Western Suburbs (10th place, 19 points)

Kick-Off: 12.45pm.

This match is being televised live on the Fox League channel and is also being broadcast live by Steele Sports.

Referee: Darian Furner.

Touch Judges: Benjamin Teague and Daniel Luttringer.

There are two other games being played at Henson Park this Saturday.

10.30am: Sydney Shield: Sydney University v St Marys.

3.00pm: Ron Massey Cup: Glebe Dirty Reds v St Marys.

Newtown’s team for Saturday is:

Will Kennedy, Luke Polselli, Tyrone Phillips, Jackson Ferris, Matt Evans, Jack A. Williams, Braydon Trindall, Wes Lolo, Grant Garvey, Jimmy Jolliffe, Scott Sorensen, Siosifa Talakai, Teig Wilton.

Bench: Tyla Tamou, Latrell Schaumkel, Thomas Hazelton, Greg Eastwood.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

The Western Suburbs Magpies team is:

Dylan Smith, Harry O’Toole, Bilal Maarbani, Watson Heleta, Kane Bradley, Max Burey, Kauri Aupouri, Joseph Rauvakacerevalu, Soni Luke, Patrice Siolo, Jack Miller, Sam McIntyre, Robbie Rochow.

Bench: Michael Fenn, Elia Faatui, Felix Smith, Alex Seyfarth, Rajko Jankovic, Dylan Clifford.

Coach: Brett Hodgson.

The 2019 Newtown Jets Father’s Day Package represents incredible value.

One copy of the recently-released and favourably-reviewed updated Newtown Jets history, Taking It To The Streets – The Second Life of the Newtown RLFC, plus one standard Newtown Jets t-shirt, one Newtown Jets trucker’s cap, and one Newtown Jets stubbie holder – all for $60.00 plus postage!

These packages will be available at the Newtown Jets merchandise outlets at Henson Park on Saturday. You can also ring Olga on 1300 36 36 90 and arrange to pick up your package from the Newtown RLFC administrative office at 14 Rich Street, Marrickville during business hours; or if you’re buying online get your order in quickly so your package can be processed and posted early next week.

Check out the Father’s Day package on: www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au

Taking It To The Streets – The Second Life of the Newtown RLFC has been receiving complimentary comments from those persons who have already bought the book and read it, plus Phil Gould gives the updated club history a favourable mention on his latest Six Tackles With Gus podcast, available on: https://wwos.nine.com.au/podcasts/six-tackles-with-gus . Tune in at the 42nd minute 35 seconds mark to hear Phil Gould’s considered opinion.

This recently-released book is available online at: https://www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au/product/taking-it-to-the-street-the-second-life-of-the-newtown-rlfc/

The Jets invite members, supporters and friends to Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club from 4.30pm on Saturday to mingle with players and coaching staff. Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club is located at 33 Centennial Street, Marrickville (next to Henson Park).

There’s a feast of footy, Retro Style, this Saturday at Henson Park so bring your friends and family, wear your favourite Retro club jersey and cheer on the men all dressed in blue whilst enjoying one of the most unique sporting experiences Sydney has to offer.

Big Wes Lolo is first out of the blocks in this pre-season training exercise at Henson Park. Photo: Wayne Leong

The Jets and the Dirty Reds set to renew an ancient rivalry

webThe Newtown RLFC 1908 team (NSWRL source)

Happy 112th birthday to the Newtown Jets

Newtown Jets head coach Greg Matterson pictured with members of the Jets pre-season training squad at Mahoney Reserve in South Marrickville on Tuesday, 17th December. Photo: Wayne Leong.

Updated information on the availability of Newtown Jets merchandise

Big Saulala Houma played with the Newtown Jets from 2012 to 2017 and was a member of Newtown’s 2012 NSW Cup premiership-winning team. These days Saulala is a rampaging front-rower for the Wagga Kangaroos RLFC down in Group 9 in southern NSW. Saulala features on the front cover of the updated Newtown Jets club history, Taking It To The Streets – The Second Life of the Newtown RLFC. Author of the book and Jets Director Glen “Bumper” Dwyer was in Wagga last Friday to present Saulala Houma with a copy of the book. (The book is on sale online at https://www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au/product/taking-it-to-the-street-the-second-life-of-the-newtown-rlfc/ or by calling 9052 6580). Photo: Newtown RLFC

More Christmas merchandise information from the Newtown Jets

Jets Xmas card credits:
Photo: Michael Magee Photography.
Artwork: Mandy Mills.

2019 – The Year that the Newtown Jets Struck Gold Twice

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

Sydney Mutual Bank
Front of Jersey

Petersham RSL Club
Back of Jersey

The Siding Petersham
Back of Jersey

Invisi-Gard
Jersey Minor

John Singleton Group
Sleeve

Schofield King Lawyers
Sleeve

Coverforce
Front of Shorts

The Henson
Back of Shorts

Sydney Park Hotel
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Deicorp
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Label Plus
Major Sponsor

Arista Technologies
Technology Partner

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