Newtown Rugby League Football Club - Established 1908
Newtown RLFC news stories from 2010


2010 NSW Cup - Draw for Finals weeks
Rules and venues for the end of 2010 finals.

2010 Season Launch
Report of the 2010 Season launch, which featured the wisdom and wit of special guests, Rodney Hogg, Johnny Lewis, Brian Smith and Paul Osborne.

Vale Frank Speechley
Farewell to Frank Speechley - a former player, committee member, Life Member, Henson Park ground announcer and lifelong supporter of the Newtown Rugby League Football Club.

Newtown Jets - The underbelly of rugby league
Overview of the Newtown RLFC's 2010 Sportsman's Dinner and the special guests Roger Rogerson and Frank 'Bumper' Farrell's biographer, Larry Writer.

World War One Diggers, Herbert Bolt and Alex Clingan, remembered by Newtown supporters
Two of the Fromelles diggers whose remains were discovered in 2010 after 94 years, were former Newtown players, Herbert "Nutsy" Bolt and Alex Clingan. The club marked the occasion of their reburial with the Last Post and a minute's silence before a Newtown Jets' home game.

Vale Larry Raleigh
Farewell to Larry Raleigh, who played 20 first grade games with the Newtown Bluebags from 1969 to 1971 and was a member of the club's 1970 reserve grade premiership-winning squad.

Great news for Newtown Jets supporters - upgrades for historic Henson Park
During the 2010 election campaign, the Minister for Infrastructure and Local Government, Anthony Albanese and the Minister for Sport, Kate Ellis announced that a future Federal Labor Government would invest $920,000 into upgrades to Henson Park, with Marrickville Council committing an additional $200,000. Full details.

Tinirau Arona wins the Newtown Jets Blue Ribbon Award for 2010
Report of the 2010 Newtown RLFC's Presentation Night with a full list of Award winners.

Watching talented youngsters develop - Pride in the fruits of a five-year association
Fifteen [15] of the twenty-one [21] players in the Roosters 2010 NRL Grand Final team have made small to very significant contributions to the on-field success of Newtown Jets NSW Cup sides from 2006 to 2010.

Mr T all set to fire up the Cooks
Report of the success of Newtown's 2010 Best and Fairest Award winner, Tinirau Arona, who gained selection in the Cook Islands national Rugby League team.

Chris Tuatara-Morrison saves teacher's life
Report of the actions of Jets Centre, Chris Tuatara-Morrison, who was hailed as a hero after saving the life of a man who suffered a heart attack in front of him, just before a Newtown training session at Sydney's Newington College.

Vale Brian Chilvers
Farewell to Brian Chilvers, the quintessential Newtown Bluebag and Jet who had a long involvement with CYO Rugby League and Newtown junior representative teams from the early 1960s and who rendered splendid service to the Newtown RLFC.

Newtown Jets - first to sign up for Council-supported Good Sports Program
Details of the Newtown RLFC's accreditation to the Australian Drug Foundation's Good Sports Program.

John Raper named as Legend within Australian Sporting Hall of Fame
Report of John Raper's naming as a Legend within the Australian Sporting Hall of Fame.

Jets gain representation in the NSWRL upper echelons
Report on the election of long-serving Newtown Jets Director and benefactor, Terry Rowney, as a Vice-President of the NSW Rugby League.