Saturday 24th Aug
Easter Sunday showdown for Jets against Panthers
The Newtown Jets face off against the Penrith Panthers at Henson Park this Sunday, 21st April. Please make note of the early kick-off time of 1.10pm, with this match being televised live on Channel Nine.
Following their thrilling victory against North Sydney last Saturday, this match against Penrith (in 5th place on six points) is another important fixture as the Jets strive to break clear of the tail-end of the Canterbury Cup NSW competition table.
NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – Sixth Round
Sunday, 21st April 2019
Newtown v Penrith
This match is being televised live by Channel Nine and broadcast live by Steele Sports.
Newtown’s team for Sunday is:
Will Kennedy, Tyla Tamou, Matt Evans, Ronaldo Mulitalo, Rusiate (Isaac) Lumelume, Luke Polselli, Braydon Trindall, Wes Lolo, James Segeyaro, Jaimin (Jimmy) Jolliffe, Teig Wilton, Siosifa Talakai, Billy Magoulias.
Bench: Greg Eastwood, Josh Carr, Daniel Vasquez, Cruz Topai-Aveai.
Coach: Greg Matterson.
Caleb Aekins, Ratu Tuisese, Matheson Johns, Brent
Naden, Brian To’o, Jarome Luai, Liam Coleman, Kaide Ellis, Mitch Kenny, Paea
Pua, Reed Izzard, Billy Burns, Jack Hetherington.
Bench: Nick Lui-Toso, Allan Fitzgibbon, Billy Tsikrikas, Isaac Thompson.
Coach: Guy Missio.
Referee: Todd Smith.
Assistant referee: Kieren Irons.
Touch Judges: Jake Sutherland and Damian Furner.
NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – Sixth Round Previews: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/04/18/canterbury-cup-nsw-previews–rd-6/
NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – Fifth Round – Team of the Week: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/04/17/canterbury-cup-nsw-team-of-the-week–rd-5/
NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – Fifth Round – Match Statistics: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/04/16/stats-amazing–canterbury-cup-nsw-rd-5/
NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – Fifth Round – Newtown v North Sydney – Highlights: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/04/14/highlights–newtown-v-north-sydney—round-5/
As always, there will be plenty of fun for the kids on the DEICORP Family Hill featuring jumping castles, face painting, pass the ball. Ice Cream Joe’s Mr Whippy & Barista will be in attendance as will JETMAN & SCU – More Generous Banking’s SYD THE PIG.
Young Henrys NEWTOWNER, Natural Lager & Cloudy Cider is also available for all the Mums, Dads and over 18s.
Fancy a chance to join in the festivities for FREE?
In 2019 our great mates at SCU – More Generous Banking have the Best Seats on the Hill under the SCU Big Top and they could be yours this Easter Sunday. For your chance to win FREE entry for 4 people plus food and drinks simply text SCU at Henson to 0413 656 361. Entries close 3.30pm Friday. For more info: https://www.scu.net.au/marquee-entry-terms-conditions.html
Newtown Jets welcomes Fantasea Cruising on board as our 2019 Home Game Raffle Sponsor. Fantasea Cruising are donating a double pass to Sydney’s best harbour cruises every home game. For more information: https://www.fantasea.com.au. Other raffle prizes include a Meat Tray along with our famous Fruit & Veg box courtesy of Bobby Petersen and Brett Elliott. So as Lynchy always says… ‘Dig deep & support the Jets’.
We’ll also be running our regular 50/50 promotion where you have the chance to walk away with some cold hard cash like one lucky punter did last Saturday…
The Jets invite members, supporters and friends to Vic on the Park Marrickville after fulltime on Sunday to continue the Easter celebrations with players and coaching staff. Vic on the Park is located at 2 Addison Road Marrickville.
The Jets are aiming for back to back wins at Henson Park this Sunday so bring your friends and family and celebrate Easter enjoying one of the most unique sporting experiences Sydney has to offer.
If you can’t make it to Henson Park, you can also tune in to Steele Sports from 12.30pm. Simply click the Live Stream play button on our home page at www.newtownjets.com for all the action.
The Newtown RLFC extends congratulations to the great Johnny Raper on the occasion of his 80th birthday. John played for the Newtown club from 1956 to 1958 before going on to a stellar rugby league career with St George and a host of representative games with Sydney, NSW and Australia. The NSWRL also extended birthday greetings to John during the week: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/04/17/rugby-league-immortal-john-raper-celebrates-80th-birthday/