This Saturday’s Jets-Knights match shapes up as a must-win game for two sides at the cusp of the ISP NSW top 8

Fa’amanu Brown looks to break through the attempted tackles of these Newcastle Knights defenders in the 2017 5th Round ISP NSW match played at Southern Cross Group Stadium on the 1st April. Photo: Gary Sutherland Photography.

The Jets hit the road to take on the Newcastle Knights at Cessnock on Saturday, 10th June.

NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership NSW – 14th Round

Saturday, 10th June 2017

Cessnock Sports Ground

Newcastle Knights (9th position, 11 competition points) v Newtown (8th position, 11 competition points)

Kick-Off: 3.00pm.

The Jets are ahead of the Knights by way of a more favourable points for against tally.

Newtown’s team is as follows:

Matt Evans, Edrick Lee, Jordan Drew, Jesse Ramien, James Tuitahi, Daniel Mortimer, Fa’amanu Brown, Kurt Dillon, Kurt Kara, Tepatasi Fuiavailili, Kenny Niko, Jack Williams, Jayden McDonogh.

Bench: Jaimin Jolliffe, Saulala Houma, Manaia Cherrington, Leigh Higgins.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

The Newcastle Knights team:

Nick Meaney, Tom Hughes, Brendan Elliott, Jacob Gagan, Thomas Cronan, Will Pearsall, Trent Hodkinson, Mickey Paea, Tom Starling, Sam Mataora, Braden Robson, Patrick Mata’utia, Tyrone Amey.

Bench: Joey Morris, Bradie Smith, Sam Bernstrom, Pauli Pauli, Bryce Donovan, Faitotoa Faitotoa.

Coach: Simon Woolford.

Referee: Adam Cassidy.

Touch Judges: Joe Eid and Ben Teague.

For those Newtown Jets supporters travelling to Cessnock on Saturday, here is some information about the Cessnock Sports Groundhttp://www.austadiums.com/stadiums/stadiums.php?id=308

And here also is some information about the Cessnock Leagues Club: http://www.cessnockleagues.com.au/

Here’s how the NSWRL has previewed all of the ISP NSW 14th round games: http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/06/09/previews_isp_nsw_rou.html

And the NSWRL has compiled this review of the 2017 ISP NSW season at the half-way mark: http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/06/08/the_wrap_half_yearly.html

The Newcastle Knights own preview of this Saturday’s important match: http://www.newcastleknights.com.au/news/2017/06/08/reserve_grade_match_.html

This match is not being broadcast, so follow the score updates from 3.00pm on Newtown Jets Twitter and on Newtown Jets Facebook.

Don’t forget the Newtown Jets are back at home again at Henson Park on Saturday, 17th June at 3.00pm, when they will play the Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles (Manly-Warringah’s partnership club in the ISP NSW competition).