Newtown Rugby League Football Club - 1908-2008
VB NSW Cup Grand Final 2008

Newtown Jets Grand Final Team

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Sunday, 5 October, 2008. Kick-Off: 12.15 pm

ANZ Stadium. Homebush

Coach: Greg Matterson

1 Donny Thompson

Junior club: Cabramatta
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Cabramatta RLFC (Jim Beam Cup)
Date of birth: 9 June 1986
Height: 175 cm.
Weight: 85 kg.

Vying for a place in the Samoan World Cup squad.

2 Shaun Foley

Junior club: Clovelly Crocodiles
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Sydney Roosters RLFC NRL
Date of birth: 29 Aug 1986
Height: 181 cm.
Weight: 88 kg.

Has represented Australian Schoolboys Rugby Union.

3 Danny Howard

Junior club: Tuggeranong Bushrangers
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Wentworthville
Date of birth: 13 Dec 1984
Height: 188 cm.
Weight: 100 kg.

ACT Schoolboys Rugby Union representative.

4 Toshio Laiseni

Junior club: Otahuhu Leopards (NZ)
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Cronulla-Sutherland
Date of birth: 19 June 1985
Height: 185 cm.
Weight: 92 kg.

Has been chosen in the Tongan World Cup squad.

5 Byron Ford

Junior club: Coogee-Randwick Wombats
Most recent senior Rugby League club prior to joining Newtown: Hull Kingston Rovers.
Date of birth: 8 Jan 1982
Height: 184 cm.
Weight: 93 kg.

Has represented the Cook Islands in Rugby League.
Australian Schoolboys representative 2003
Queensland Under 19s representative 2005.

6 Sean Rudder

Junior club: Singleton RLFC (Group 21)
Most recent senior Rugby League club prior to joining Newtown: Catalans Dragons (France).
Has also played with Castleford (UK), St Esteve (France) and professional Rugby Union (Japan).
Date of birth: 13 Feb 1979
Height: 185 cm.
Weight: 95 kg.
Played NRL with the Sydney Roosters in 2008.

Member of 2001 Newcastle Knights premiership winning team.

7 Ben Jones

Junior club: Coonabarabran Unicorns (Group 4)
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Sydney Roosters RLFC NYC and NRL.
Date of birth: 24 Aug 1990
Height: 176 cm.
Weight: 88 kg.

8 Steve Meredith

Junior club: Merrylands Rams
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Sydney Roosters RLFC Jersey Flegg, VB Premier League and NRL.
Date of birth: 26 Aug 1985
Height: 182 cm.
Weight: 105 kg.

Has previously represented Samoa in Rugby League.

9 Rory Kostjasyn

Junior club: Berkeley Vale Panthers (Central Coast)
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Sydney Roosters RLFC Jersey Flegg
Date of birth: 6 June 1987
Height: 183 cm.
Weight: 95 kg.

10 Ray Moujalli

Junior club: St John's Eagles (Canterbury-Bankstown)
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Cronulla-Sutherland
Date of birth: 20 Dec 1984
Height: 187 cm.
Weight: 102 kg.

11 Jimmy Andersen

Junior club: Townsville Brothers (Qld)
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: North Queensland Cowboys
Date of birth: 28 April 1986
Height: 182 cm.
Weight: 102 kg.

Australian Schoolboys representative 2003
Queensland Under 19ís representative 2005.

12 Mickey Paea

Junior club: Minto Cobras
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Sydney Roosters RLFC NRL and VB Premier League
Date of birth: 25 March 1986
Height: 181 cm.
Weight: 102 kg.

Has previously represented the Junior Kangaroos and Tonga - has been named in the 2008 Tongan World Cup squad.

13 Hep Cahill

Junior club: Hawkes Bay (NZ) Rugby Union
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Sydney Roosters RLFC Jersey Flegg
Date of birth: 15 Oct 1986
Height: 185 cm.
Weight: 98 kg.

14 Martin Kennedy

Junior club: Northern Suburbs, Ipswich (Qld)
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Sydney Roosters RLFC NYC.
Date of birth: 20 Feb 1989
Height: 190 cm.
Weight: 112 kg.

15 Jake Friend

Junior club: Noosa (Qld)
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Sydney Roosters RLFC SG Ball, NYC and NRL.
Date of birth: 1 Feb 1990
Height: 172 cm.
Weight: 90 kg.

16 Daniel Green

Junior club: Beenleigh [Qld]
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Date of birth: 22 May 1982
Height: 189 cm.
Weight: 100 kg.

17 Shane Shackleton

Junior club: Asquith Magpies
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Sydney Roosters RLFC NRL and VB Premier League
Date of birth: 8 July 1982
Height: 188 cm.
Weight: 106 kg.

18 Tyrone Shelley

Junior club: Wentworthville
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Manly-Warringah RLFC Jersey Flegg
Date of birth: 30 March 1987
Height: 174 cm.
Weight: 82 kg.

19 Ben Green

Junior club: Redlands Parakeets (Qld)
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Burleigh Bears (Qld Cup)
Date of birth: 17h March 1985
Height: 172 cm.
Weight: 80 kg.

20 Khalid Deeb

Junior club: Auburn Warriors
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Berala Bears
Date of birth: 15 Dec 1982
Height: 193 cm.
Weight: 100 kg.

21 Anthony Cherrington

Junior club: Paddington Tigers (NSW)
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Sydney Roosters RLFC NRL and NYC
Date of birth: 21 March 1988
Height: 191 cm.
Weight: 105 kg.

Has been named in the New Zealand 2008 World Cup squad.

22 Rhys Pritchard

Junior club: Wyong Kangaroos
Most recent senior club prior to joining Newtown: Manly-Warringah
Date of birth: 8 Feb 1987
Height: 185 cm.
Weight: 88 kg.



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