Here’s more Newtown Jets news as we head into 2017 ….
Another reminder that 2017 Newtown Jets membership packages are now available, and you can check out which membership deal best suits your needs by going to this link on the Newtown RLFC website:
If you’re looking for an innovative and totally appropriate choice of Xmas present for a friend or relative, you can’t go past choosing one of our Newtown Jets 2017 membership packages.
Your membership of the Newtown RLFC enables the Jets to be a competitive force in the increasingly-demanding and high-standard Intrust Super Premiership NSW competition.
Please be an ambassador for our club by encouraging your family members and friends to become Newtown Jets members – and ask them to spread our gospel as well.
Newtown Jets clothing and merchandise also provides plenty of scope for some very popularly-received Xmas gift-giving, and there’s never been a better range than what’s on offer now from the Jets catalogue. Check out what’s on the Jets clothing and merchandise website: www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au
You can buy your gifts online or order directly from Olga on email@example.com or call her on 0412 712 612.
Newtown Jets 2017 trial matches information:
Saturday, 4th February 2017 at Henson Park: Newtown v North Sydney
Saturday, 11th February 2017 at Henson Park: Newtown v Mounties.
Saturday, 18th February 2017 at Henson Park: Newtown v Wests Tigers.
All of these kick-off times are to be announced. Bearing in mind the heatwave conditions in early to mid-February in Sydney, these trial matches are likely to be played in the late afternoon or evening.
While the Intrust Super Premiership NSW draw has not been released at this stage, round one of the ISP NSW is almost certain to be on the same weekend as the opening round of the NRL, which is on the first weekend in March 2017.
New faces at Newtown Jets pre-season training sessions:
Justin Faughlin; second-rower; member of the Dapto Canaries team who won the 2016 Illawarra Coal first grade premiership.
Vailima Teaupa; second-rower; 20 years old; 184 cm; 116 kg; ex-Canterbury Bankstown NYC; Cabramatta junior product; (YouTube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFKGKafHDiY )
Haydn Peacock; 25 years old; fullback/wing/centre/second-row; Cronulla Sharks NYC; South Wales Scorpions (UK League 1); Limoux Grizzlies and AS Carcassone (French Rugby League Elite competition); has represented Ireland in European Rugby League Championship games in 2014 and 2015; will be looking to secure a place in the Irish Rugby League team for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.
Shannon Crook; 22; halfback; St George-Illawarra NYC; Corrimal RLFC; Illawarra Cutters. He received personal mentoring and a high rating from the former Dragons and New Zealand Kiwis wizard halfback, Benji Marshall.
Some excellent reading … this perceptive Steve Mascord article is extremely relevant to the role played by the Newtown RLFC in modern-day Rugby League – and indeed to all Newtown Jets supporters and friends: