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Newtown Jets and Fijian international front-rower Junior Roqica played a huge role in the Jets’ sensational come from behind 40-38 win against Manly-Warringah at Henson Park last Saturday. Photo: Mario Facchini Photography
Newtown Jets and Fijian international front-rower Junior Roqica played a huge role in the Jets’ sensational come from behind 40-38 win against Manly-Warringah at Henson Park last Saturday. Photo: Mario Facchini Photography

The Jets go up against Mounties again as the ISP NSW finals get underway

NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership NSW – First Qualifying Final

Saturday, 3rd September 2016

Pepper Stadium

Mounties v Newtown

Kick-Off: 1.00pm.

This game is being broadcast live by Steele Sports on:  www.steelesports.com.au

Newtown’s team for Saturday is:

Jaline Graham, Travis Robinson, Keenan Yorston, Matt Evans, Jacob Gagan, Josh Cleeland, Fa’amanu Brown, Junior Roqica, Matt McIlwrick (Capt), Saulala Houma, Malakai Houma, Anthony Moraitis, Jason Schirnack.

Interchange: Kurt Dillon, Kurt Kara, Harrison Muller, Kenny Niko, Corin Smith, Brent Anderson.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

Mounties team is:

Zac Santo, Kato Ottio, Brenko Lee, Brent Naden, Eddie Aiono, Sam Duggan, Maurice Kennedy, Rhys Kennedy, Adam Clydsdale, Jeff Lima, Jarrad Kennedy, Scott Sorenson, Shaun Fensom.

Interchange: Jarrod Brackenhofer, Willie Mataka, Royce Hunt, Pat Mataele, Sonny Bristow, Alofi Mataele.

Coach: Steve Antonelli.

Referee: Adam Devcich.

Touch Judges: Jay Farlow and Mitchell Stone.

The NSWRL ISP NSW competition table after 25 rounds:  http://live.nswrl.com.au/comp/197

The NSWRL ISP NSW 25th Round highlights, including all the tries from last Saturday’s Newtown v Manly-Warringah thriller:  http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2016/08/31/highlights_intrust_s.af_intrust-super-premiership-nsw_news1.html

Matt Buxton from the NSWRL wrote an interesting piece on Newtown’s win last Saturday. The title of the article is drawn from the words of a club song that some of you might be familiar with:

http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2016/08/30/the_team_that_will_n.af_intrust-super-premiership-nsw_news1.html

How the Cooks River Valley Times reported on last Saturday’s match at Henson Park (on pages 15 and 16):  http://bit.ly/2bZj3HM

News on Newtown Jets alumni:

David Fa’alogo began his Australian rugby league career with Newtown back in 2003 – and he ended his playing days with the Ipswich Jets in the Intrust Super Cup Qld last weekend with a win against Wynnum-Manly, and by kicking a conversion right on fulltime.

Several former Newtown Jets featured in the recent Queensland Rugby League annual awards – Jonathon Reuben was the ISC Qld top try-scorer for 2016; Rhyse Martin was named as a second-rower in the ISC Qld team of the season; and Ryley Jacks finished high up in the voting figures for the ISC Qld player of the year.

There might not be any more Newtown Jets home game occasions at Henson Park for the rest of 2016, but there is still an excellent range of Newtown Jets clothing and merchandise on sale. You can select and buy your new clothing and merchandise directly from Olga by calling 0412 712 612 or emailng: olga@labelplus.com.au . And of course you can also buy Newtown Jets clothing and merchandise online by going to: www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au

Congratulations to David Zorbas who was the winner of last week’s quiz.

Here is the Newtown Jets team that played in the 2006 NSWRL Premier League Grand Final against Parramatta, with the names of those players still playing in the NRL or English Rugby League in 2016 highlighted:

Aidan Kirk, Troy Malcolm, Mitch Aubusson, Vince Mellars, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Josh Lewis, Jamie Soward, Daniel Dumas, Lopini Paea, Mickey Paea, Charlie Tonga, Heath L’Estrange, Glenn Hall (Capt).

Bench: Adam Schubert, Danny Williams, Rory Kostjasyn, Aaron Lai.

Coach: Paul Young.

webThe Newtown RLFC 1908 team (NSWRL source)

Happy 112th birthday to the Newtown Jets

Newtown Jets head coach Greg Matterson pictured with members of the Jets pre-season training squad at Mahoney Reserve in South Marrickville on Tuesday, 17th December. Photo: Wayne Leong.

Updated information on the availability of Newtown Jets merchandise

Big Saulala Houma played with the Newtown Jets from 2012 to 2017 and was a member of Newtown’s 2012 NSW Cup premiership-winning team. These days Saulala is a rampaging front-rower for the Wagga Kangaroos RLFC down in Group 9 in southern NSW. Saulala features on the front cover of the updated Newtown Jets club history, Taking It To The Streets – The Second Life of the Newtown RLFC. Author of the book and Jets Director Glen “Bumper” Dwyer was in Wagga last Friday to present Saulala Houma with a copy of the book. (The book is on sale online at https://www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au/product/taking-it-to-the-street-the-second-life-of-the-newtown-rlfc/ or by calling 9052 6580). Photo: Newtown RLFC

More Christmas merchandise information from the Newtown Jets

Jets Xmas card credits:
Photo: Michael Magee Photography.
Artwork: Mandy Mills.

2019 – The Year that the Newtown Jets Struck Gold Twice

On 6th October 2019 at ANZ Stadium, the Newtown Jets defeated Burleigh Bears 20-16 in the NRL State Championship Final. This win effectively made Newtown the best club team (outside of the NRL competition) in Australia, New Zealand and Papua-New Guinea. Newtown centre Jackson Ferris (with the ball) is shown sprinting away for the winning try with less than ten seconds of regular time left to play, having seized upon a pin-point short kick by his team-mate Billy Magoulias. Newtown had trailed 10-2 at half-time and 16-14 going into the last ten seconds of the match. Photo: Michael Magee Photography

Newtown Jets celebrate one of the greatest years in their long history

Newtown’s rugged back-rower Daniel Vasquez was in full voice when he led his Jets team-mates in a victory chorus at the Mayoral Civic Reception, held at the Petersham RSL Club on the evening of the 9th October 2019. Photo: Michael Magee Photography

Reminder: RSVP for the Newtown Jets Victories Dinner and Presentation Night by Friday, 22nd November 2019

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