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Newtown Jets announce Australian Rugby League’s first-ever Pride and Diversity Day in support of LGBTIQ Community

Australia’s first and oldest rugby league club the Newtown Jets are proud to announce another first for the sport. On Saturday June 8, Newtown’s traditional home ground of Henson Park will host Australian rugby league’s first ever Pride and Diversity Day in support of the LGBTIQ community. The Newtown Jets’ Pride and Diversity Day furthers…

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Tim’s Boots Are Made for Walkin’

In 2016, Tim Shmigel, whose been coming to Henson Park for twenty years with his dad Pete, became only the second Aussie to walk from Wilsons Promontory National Park in the Gippsland region of Victoria to Cape York – a whopping 6,500 kilometres. He’s now walking 7,000 kms down California, across the US to the…

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South of the border, down Henson Park way ….

Venerable old Henson Park, an Anglo-Celtic stronghold for much of the 20th Century, will take on a strong Latin American flavour this Saturday, 11th June. Rugby League history will be made when Columbia plays Ecuador in Sevens matches followed by Uruguay and Peru in Nines matches from 11.15am. Chile and El Salvador will meet at…

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Jets’ Ladies Day Donation to Elsie Women’s Refuge

Last Saturday at Henson Park as part of Newtown RLFC’s annual Ladies Day promotion where the club pays tribute to the enormous role played by women in the game, the Jets raised $695 for St Vincent De Paul’s Elsie Women’s Refuge. Located in the Inner West of Sydney, Elsie Women’s Refuge is a crisis accommodation…

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