Dear friends of the Newtown Jets, We have just received advice from the NSWRL that nine pathways competitions including the Canterbury Cup NSW have been cancelled for 2020. For more information: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2020/03/27/nswrl-cancels-nine-competitions-for-2020-season/ We will be in touch in more detail ASAP about what this means for our immediate future and how members, supporters & friends…

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This weekend, Newtown was scheduled to play Newcastle at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium in Kogarah, home of the Saints. Our NRL partners, Cronulla-Sutherland were to be the home team. With that in mind, we’ve decided to profile rugby league immortal, Johnny Raper, thanks to our partners at Schofield King Lawyers Why? Well, Raper debuted for Newtown,…

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While the Canterbury Cup may be postponed until at least June, we’re still going to be publishing our Schofield King Throwback Thursday articles.  This weekend, we were scheduled to play Canterbury, so we’re going to look back at a Kiwi international who represented both Canterbury and Newtown with distinction, Bill Noonan. Originally from Christchurch, Noonan was selected…

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c/- www.nswrl.com.au A special meeting of the New South Wales Rugby League (NSWRL) Board has agreed to postpone all Community Rugby League until at least 1 May 2020, effective immediately, while all major NSWRL competitions have been suspended until 31 May in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was made by the NSWRL in…

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Newtown Jets has named its team for the Canterbury Cup NSW Round 2 clash versus Canterbury Bulldogs currently scheduled to be played at Belmore Sportsground, Saturday 21st March, 3.30pm kick-off. Many thanks to our Player Sponsors listed in brackets. 1          Tyla Tamou (Manoosh Pizzeria) 2          Jackson Ferris (Golden Barley Hotel) 3          Jensen Taumoepeau (Charles Bailey…

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Newtown Jets, the defending Canterbury Cup NSW premiers, defeated South Sydney 32-12 in the opening competition round played at Metricon High Performance Centre (Redfern Oval) on Sunday afternoon. South Sydney opened the scoring with a converted try in the fourth minute and the Rabbitohs then dominated possession and territory for most of the first quarter.…

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Thanks to Schofield King Lawyers, Throwback Thursday is back for another season and this week we’re looking at the last time we took on the Bunnies in Round 1 at Redfern. The year was 1979 and following a last-place finish the previous three seasons, Newtown recruited a relatively unknown coach from Western Suburbs’ lower grades…

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The Newtown RLFC regrets to announce the passing of Manfred Moore on 11th January 2020. The news of Manfred’s passing was only made known to the Newtown club yesterday (9th March). Manfred Moore attracted considerable publicity for his short stint in professional rugby league with the Newtown Jets in 1977. He had previously played professional…

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