Henson Park is going to be Rugby League Central this Saturday

Newtown centre Bessie Aufaga-Toomaga scores a spectacular try in the Jets’ 34-20 win against Mounties last Saturday. Photo: Mario Facchini (MAF Photography)

This weekend (19th/20th May) is the NSW Rugby League’s Magic Round promotion, with three Intrust Super Premiership NSW competition matches being played at Henson Park on Saturday, and three more at North Sydney Oval on Sunday.

The NSWRL is acknowledging the historic role that both Henson Park and North Sydney Oval have played in our game’s 110-year history in Australia.

Newtown plays Wyong on Saturday at 3.00pm and here is the full program for Henson Park:

NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership NSW – 11th Round

Saturday, 19th May 2018

Henson Park

Newtown (7th place, 11 points) v Wyong (12th place, 5 points)

Kick-Off: 3.00pm.

This match will be broadcast live on Steele Sports: www.steelesports.com.au

Referee: Ryan Jackson

Touch Judges: Jake Sutherland and Mark Bohan.

The other games at Henson Park on Saturday, 19th May are:

11.00am: Mounties v Wentworthville (live on Steele Sports)

1.00pm: St George-Illawarra v New Zealand Warriors (This is the Channel Nine live telecast and also live on Steele Sports).

Newtown’s team is:

Will Kennedy, Lachlan Stein, Bessie Aufaga-Toomaga, Reubenn Rennie, Sione Katoa, Matt Evans, Kyle Flanagan, Braden Uele, Blayke Brailey, Kurt Dillon, Briton Nikora, Anthony Moraitis, Daniel Vasquez.

Interchange: Addison Demetriou, Billy Magoulias, Wes Lolo, Malakai Houma, Charlton Schaafhausen.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

Wyong:

Luke Sharpe, Matt Ikuvalu, Paul Momirovski, Dean Matterson, Joshua Mantellato, Sean O’Sullivan, Mitchell Cornish, Eloni Vunakece, Mitchell Williams, Jake Lewis, Brendan Frei, Sitili Tupouniua, Poasa Faamausili.

Interchange: Reuben Porter, Christopher Smith, Benjamin Thomas, Bradie Smith.

Coach: Rip Taylor.

Following last Saturday’s exceptional win over the competition leaders Mounties, Newtown was well represented in the NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership Team of the Week: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2018/05/14/isp-team-of-the-week–rd-10/

And here are the match statistics from the Mounties-Newtown match: https://www.nswrl.com.au/siteassets/competitions/intrust-super-premiership-nsw/2018/stats-reports/rd10-mountiesjets.pdf

Here are the Mounties-Newtown match highlightshttps://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2018/05/12/jets-reverse-history-to-overcome-mounties/

And here are Mario Facchini’s photos from last Saturday:  http://mafphotography.blogspot.com/2018/05/intrust-super-premiership-2018-round_13.html?spref=tw

Just reminding you – it’s ISP NSW MAGIC ROUND this Saturday 19th May at Henson Park featuring three big games of Rugby League. Mounties take on Wentworthville at 11.00am. At 1.00pm Channel 9’s Wide World of Sports team will broadcast St George Illawarra v NZ Warriors (get there early to be on TV!). In the final match of the triple header the mighty Newtown Jets do battle with Wyong Roos from 3.00pm.

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 along with JET MAN & SCU More Generous Banking’s Sid 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?

Once again in 2018 our good friends at City Ford Rockdale have the Best Seat at Henson Park and it could be yours this Saturday. The prize includes FREE Beer, FREE food, FREE entry plus Royal Blue Bean Bags in the JETPAC Ford Ranger to watch the game from. Just SMS “City Ford Rockdale” to 0447 046 516 and you could be this week’s winner!

http://www.newtownjets.com/city-ford-rockdale-best-seat-at-henson-promotion/

The Jets invite members, supporters and friends to the Sydney Park Hotel at 631 King Street, Newtown after fulltime on Saturday to mingle with players and coaching staff and hopefully celebrate a win.

See you at Henson Park this Saturday and bring all your family members and friends for a huge day of top class rugby league football!

Newtown Jets memberships for 2018 are still available. Check out this link for the necessary information:  http://www.newtownjets.com/jets-membership-2018/

You can buy Newtown Jets merchandise online at www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au; or at the landmark merchandise stall on King Street, Newtown on most Saturdays; and at Newtown Jets home games at Henson Park. You can also contact the Newtown Jets merchandise office by phone on 9052 6980.

In the Ron Massey Cup competition, Glebe-Burwood (1st place, 10 points) plays Guildford (2nd place, 10 points) at Goddard Park, Concord on Sunday, 20th May at 2.00pm. This is a clash of the top two teams who are only separated by points for and against.