An old inner-city rivalry set to be renewed
The Newtown Jets play South Sydney in Round Eight of the Canterbury Cup NSW at Henson Park this Saturday, 4th May, at 3.00pm. The Rabbitohs have rejoined the NSWRL flagship competition this year, so the Jets and Souths will meet again at Henson Park for the first time since 2006.
The match details are: –
NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – Eighth Round
Saturday, 4th May 2019
Newtown (2 points, 12th place) versus South Sydney (10 points, 2nd place)
Referee: Damian Briscoe
Touch Judges: Cameron Paddy and Mitchell Stone
Listen live to Steele Sports from 2.00pm for this Saturday’s Newtown versus South Sydney local derby:
The Steele Sports team will be providing live ball by ball action. Steele Sports can now be accessed live on the Newtown RLFC home page: www.newtownjets.com
Go to the Newtown Jets website, click on the Jets Radio live stream Play button, and you’re away from 2.00pm on Saturday.
You can also access Steele Sports on www.steelesports.com.au
NSWRL Ron Massey Cup
Saturday, 4th May 2019
Glebe-Burwood versus Hills District
Here are the Newtown and South Sydney teams (as published in Big League magazine on Thursday, 2nd May): –
Luke Polselli, Tyla Tamou, Matt Evans, Jackson Ferris, Isaac Lumelume, Jack A. Williams, Braydon Trindall, Billy Magoulias, Teig Wilton, Siosifa Talakai, Wes Lolo, James Segeyaro, Jaimin Jolliffe.
Bench: Josh Carr, Latrell Schaumkel, Daniel Vasquez, Cruz Topai-Aveai.
Coach: Greg Matterson.
Leigh Higgins, Mawene Hiroti, Jacob Gagan, Tarquinn Alatipi-Butler, Dylan O’Connor, Connor Tracey, Dean Hawkins, Tom Amone, Billy Brittain, Dean Britt, Trent Peoples, Jack Johns, Keaon Koloamatangi.
Bench: Lucky Ta’avale, Brock Gray, Lyndon Hills, Yileen Gordon.
Coach: Shane Millard.
The Newtown Jets’ return home to Henson Park this Saturday 4th May for a must win clash against fellow foundation club South Sydney Rabbitohs in the Canterbury Cup NSW (3pm kick off). It’s the first time the Bunnies have been back to Henson at this level since 2006. The game will be preceded by a Ron Massey Cup match featuring our partners Glebe Burwood (aka Glebe Dirty Reds) who take on Hills District at 12.45pm.
Again in 2019, there will be plenty of fun for the kids on the DEICORP Family Hill featuring jumping castles, face painting, pass the ball. Ice Cream Joe’s Mr Whippy & Barista will be in attendance as will JETMAN & SCU – More Generous Banking’s SYD THE PIG.
Young Henrys NEWTOWNER, Natural Lager & Cloudy Cider is also available for all the Mums, Dads and over 18s.
Newtown Jets welcomes Fantasea Cruising on board as our 2019 Home Game Raffle Sponsor. Fantasea Cruising are donating a double pass to Sydney’s best harbour cruises every home game. For more information: https://www.fantasea.com.au. Other raffle prizes include a fabulous Meat Tray from Dulwich Hill Gourmet Meats along with our famous Fruit & Veg box courtesy of Bobby Petersen and Brett Elliott. We’ll also be running our regular 50/50 promotion where you have the chance to walk away with some cold hard cash. So as Johnny Lynch always says over the PA… ‘Dig deep & support the Jets’.
The Jets invite members, supporters and friends to the Golden Barley Hotel after full-time on Saturday to mingle with players and coaching staff and hopefully celebrate our second win of the season. Golden Barley Hotel is located at 165 Edgeware Road, Enmore (on the corner of Edgeware Road and Llewellyn Street).
It’s been a slow start to the season for the Jets but rugby league is back at Henson Park this Saturday so bring your friends and family, cheer on the men all dressed in blue whilst enjoying one of the most unique sporting experiences Sydney has to offer.
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.