Sunday’s match against Wentworthville is one between two teams fighting for a place in the top eight

Newtown Jets halfback and Samoan international Fa’amanu Brown looks to swing a pass out to Jack Williams (Number 13) at Henson Park last Saturday. Photo: MAF Photography

The Jets will be relying on the younger brigade to bring them through at Ringrose on Sunday. Of the 19 Newtown players named in this weekend’s Big League magazine, eleven are 22 years old or younger.

NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership NSW – 9th Round

Sunday, 30th April 2017

Ringrose Park

Wentworthville (7th place, 6 points) v Newtown (9th place, 6 points)

Kick-Off: 3.00pm.

This match will be broadcast live on Alive 905 FM and live-streamed on: www.alive905.com.au

Newtown’s team for Sunday:

Leigh Higgins, Edrick Lee, Jordan Drew, Jesse Ramien, Matt Evans, Daniel Mortimer, Fa’amanu Brown, Kurt Dillon, Kurt Kara, Tepatasi Fuiavailili, Jack Williams, Jayden Walker, Jayden McDonogh.

Bench: Jaimin Jolliffe, Khalid Deeb, Saulala Houma, Manaia Cherrington, James Tuitahi, Penani Manumalealii.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

Wentworthville:

Will Smith, Bureta Faraimo, Nathan Davis, John Folau, Honeti Tua, Jamal Fogarty, Troy Dargan, Alex Twal, Cameron King, Joseph Ulalesi, Marata Niukore, Cody Nelson, James Hasson.

Bench: Jack Morris, Kelepi Tangiona, Sam Gorman, Craig Field, Jordan Martin, Atini Gafa.

Coach: Nathan Cayless.

Referee: Damien Briscoe. Touch Judges: Darren Burtenshaw and Joseph Eid.

The super veteran Khalid Deeb has made a comeback with the Newtown Jets after a four year lay-off. Here is an interview with him after last Saturday’s match:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYbph7bhszE

Highlights from the ISP NSW 8th Round games:  http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/04/26/highlights_intrust_s.html

The ISP NSW 8th Round Team of the Week:  http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/04/26/isp_nsw_team_of_the_.html

All the 8th Round ISP NSW statistics:  http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/04/25/stats_amazing_isp_ns.html

All the 9th Round ISP NSW teams, including Newtown and Wentworthville:  http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/04/24/teams_isp_nsw_round_.html

How the NSWRL has previewed all the 9th Round ISP NSW games:  http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/04/28/previews_isp_nsw_rd_.html

As we head towards winter, now is a very good time to check out all the new lines of Newtown Jets clothing and merchandise either at home games at Henson Park, at the Jets marquee in front of 280 King Street, Newtown on most Saturdays or on line at: www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au

And excellent value Jets 2017 membership packages are still available on:  http://www.newtownjets.com/jets-membership-2017/