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1981 Grand Final Re-imagined:
Newtown vs. Parramatta
Sunday 26th September, 3pm

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Newtown winger and centre Matt Evans (pictured here at Henson Park last Sunday) has been getting amongst the try-scorers this season, and he is currently the Jets’ leading try-scorer for 2019 with 6 tries. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.
Newtown winger and centre Matt Evans (pictured here at Henson Park last Sunday) has been getting amongst the try-scorers this season, and he is currently the Jets’ leading try-scorer for 2019 with 6 tries. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.

A tough assignment awaits the Jets in Wollongong

Newtown’s quest in fighting their way back into Canterbury Cup finals contention continues this Sunday. The Jets take on fourth placed St George-Illawarra at WIN Stadium, Wollongong, with this match being the main curtain-raiser to the Dragons-Cronulla Sharks NRL fixture.

Sunday’s match details:

NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – 11th Round

Sunday, 26th May 2019

WIN Stadium, Wollongong

St George-Illawarra (4th place, 13 points) v Newtown (9th place, 8 points)

Kick-Off: 1.50pm.

Newtown’s team for Sunday (as per Thursday’s Big League magazine):

Will Kennedy, Sione Katoa, Jackson Ferris, Matt Evans, Ronaldo Mulitalo, Jack A. Williams, Braydon Trindall, Wes Lolo, Billy Magoulias, Jaimin Jolliffe, Teig Wilton, Siosifa Talakai, Daniel Vasquez.

Bench: Josh Carr, Luke Polselli, Cruz Topai-Aveai, Craig Garvey, Isaac Lumelume, Greg Eastwood.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

St-George-Illawarra:

Matt Dufty, Jason Saab, Lachlan Maranta, Steven Marsters, Tristan Sailor, Adam Clune, Darren Nicholls, Mitch Allgood, Eli Levido, Lachlan Timm, Charly Runciman, Jackson Ford, Joe Lovodua.

Bench: Shaun Sauni-Esau, Pio Sokobalavu, Jayden Morgan, Eddie Blacker.

Coach: Mat Head.

Referee: Cameron Paddy.

Touch Judges: Nathan Loveday and Clayton Wills.

Highlights from the Newtown-Blacktown Workers match last Sunday:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/05/22/highlights–newtown-v-blacktown-workers–magic-round/

Canterbury Cup NSW Round 11 previews:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/05/23/canterbury-cup-nsw-previews–rd-11/

Canterbury Cup NSW Round 10 Team of the Week:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/05/22/canterbury-cup-nsw-team-of-the-week–rd-10/

Canterbury Cup NSW Round 10 – Newtown v Blacktown Workers match statistics:  http://rugbyleague-reports.stats.com/nrl-match-report.php?matchId=20191131050

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Chris Lane’s panoramic shot of ANZ Stadium after fulltime on the 6th October captures the unbridled elation of the Newtown Jets after their astounding last-minute victory.

Recalling the extraordinary events at ANZ Stadium on Sunday, 6th October 2019

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This week the Newtown RLFC pays tribute to the tremendous support given to our club by The Henson, conveniently located close to our home ground, Henson Park

Tom Raudonikis celebrates after scoring a try in the 1981 NSWRL Grand Final (colourised by thefootydog@mail.com)

Remembering forty years ago ….

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This week we gratefully acknowledge the staunch support of the Coverforce organisation, who have been sponsoring the Newtown RLFC since 2014

Newtown forever - The Class of 1981. Image: Newtown RLFC Archives

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