Newtown Rugby League Football Club
109 years of proud rugby league tradition
Newtown Rugby League Football Club was formed on January 8, 1908, at an overflow public meeting in the Newtown Town Hall.
The Club is very proud of its special heritage and the fact that it is the oldest Rugby League football club in Australia.
The Newtown Jets play out of Henson Park in Marrickville and are one of the marquee teams in the NSW Rugby League’s flagship competition, the NSW Cup. They are one of the best supported and most widely known teams in this competition and a Newtown home game at Henson Park on a wintery Saturday afternoon is a definitive Sydney cultural experience.
The Club remains a Rugby League proving ground - a fact well demonstrated by the number of players who have played for Newtown and gone on to success with NRL clubs.
After a nine years with the Sydney Roosters which saw both clubs win premierships, the Jets are in their second year of a three year partnership with the Cronulla Sutherland Sharks, whereby the Jets act as a feeder club to their NRL ally.
Read the Newtown story.
Browse through our centenary gallery of the faces that created our history.
Revisit recent football achievements.
Sing along to the stirring Newtown, Newtown theme song
Get your copy of Through Blue Eyes - A Pictorial History of Newtown RLFC.
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- Go to a home game at Henson.
RIP Terry Matthews
RIP Doug Passlow
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Draws, scores, match reports, news articles, game highlights and players' galleries from 2007 to present.
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Newtown Jets respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the Land and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on and that the land area encompassing Henson Park traditionally belonged to the Gadigal people of the Eora nation.