It’s Ladies Day at Henson Park on Saturday, 20th May when the Newtown RLFC will pay tribute to the tremendous role played by women in the Rugby League game

The last time Daniel Mortimer (pictured scoring) played for Newtown against Illawarra at Henson Park back in May 2014 he helped steer the Jets to a comprehensive 44-22 victory. Photo: MAF Photography

The Jets need to maintain their momentum from last Sunday’s win against North Sydney when they meet the 5th placed Illawarra at Henson Park this Saturday.

NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership – 11th Round; Saturday, 20th May 2017; Henson Park; Newtown (9th place, 8 points) v Illawarra (5th place, 10 points); Kick-Off: 3.00pm.

Newtown:

Matt Evans, Edrick Lee, Jordan Drew, Jesse Ramien, James Tuitahi, Daniel Mortimer, Fa’amanu Brown, Kurt Dillon, Kurt Kara, Jaimin Jolliffe, Jack Williams, Jayden Walker, Jayden McDonogh. Bench: Tepatasi Fuiavailili, Saulala Houma, Manaia Cherrington, Kenny Niko. Coach: Greg Matterson.

Illawarra:

Matthew Dufty, Reuben Garrick, Jesse Dee, Patrick Herbert, Izaac Thompson, Adam Clune, Shaun Nona, Josh Kerr, Jake Marketo, Blake Lawrie, Jacob Host, Luciano Leilula, Tyrone McCarthy. Bench: Siliva Havili, Chris Lewis, Jacob Hind, Mose Masoe. Coach: Mat Head.

Referee: Darian Furner. Touch Judges: Ben Teague and Cameron Mitchell.

This match is being broadcast live on: www.steelesports.com.au

The Newtown Jets return to Henson Park on Saturday, 20th May for an all-important Intrust Super Premiership clash with Illawarra. The Tom Kirk Cup is up for grabs along with two vital competition points at 3.00pm on the Jets’ annual LADIES DAY promotion. This is the annual occasion when the Jets pay tribute to the enormous role played by women in so many aspects of the modern Rugby League game. The match will be preceded by a Harvey Norman Women’s Premiership clash at 1pm.

The Jets will again be raising funds for St Vincent De Paul’s Elsie Women’s Refuge on the day. Located in the Inner West of Sydney, Elsie Women’s Refuge is a crisis accommodation and case management service for women with children who have experienced domestic/family violence. It provides safe shared accommodation with individual bedrooms. For more information: go to www.vinnies.org.au and search for Elsie Women’s Refuge

There will be FREE bubbly & nibbles on offer for ladies over 18 and plenty of fun for the kids on the DEICORP Family Hill featuring bigger than ever jumping castles, face painting, pass the ball, Ice Cream Joe’s Mr Whippy & Barista along with JETMAN.

Young Henrys NEWTOWNER, Natural Lager & Cloudy Cider is also available for all the Mums, Dads and over 18s.

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It’s always a great afternoon on the hill at Henson, so head on down to the ‘jewel in the crown of Rugby League grounds’ and support your team.

All Newtown members, supporters and friends are invited to The VIC on the Park Marrickville after Saturday’s game. The VIC on the Park Marrickville is located at 2 Addison Road, Marrickville.

If you can’t make it to Henson Park, tune in to www.steelesports.com.au from 2.30pm for all the action.

Newtown Jets 2017 membership deals are still open: http://www.newtownjets.com/jets-membership-2017/

And as we head into the winter months, check out the excellent range of Newtown Jets clothing and merchandise: www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au

Newtown’s industrious young front-rower Kurt Dillon made last weekend’s NSWRL ISP NSW Round 10 Team of the Week: http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/05/17/isp_nsw_team_of_the_.html

Here are the highlights from the 10th Round of the ISP NSW, including all the tries from that thrilling North Sydney v Newtown match (and be sure to watch Edrick Lee’s 90 metre victory dash!): http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/05/18/highlights_intrust_s.html

The stats from the North Sydney-Newtown game make interesting reading:  http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/05/16/stats_amazing_isp_ns.html

Here are all the 11th Round teams plus the updated ISP NSW competition table after 10 rounds: http://live.nswrl.com.au/comp/3ec60a38ee446fb80

And continuing the You Tube Newtown Jets Truth Booth series – this week it’s Fa’amanu Brown: https://youtu.be/tMCEJLSPA1k