Young Henrys has been Newtown Jets’ official hydration sponsor since 2016, with NEWTOWNER being the beer of choice at Henson Park ever since. With there being no footy games for the Jets this year and no hoards of local legends heading into Henson Park, 2020 has been tough for many. The NSWRL has recently confirmed…

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Dick Poole, the champion Newtown rugby league centre of the 1950s, turns 90 on Friday, 27th November. Dick was a De La Salle, Marrickville junior product who was graded with the Newtown Bluebags senior club in 1949. He played with Newtown from 1949 to 1958, amassing a total of 133 first grade appearances. He later…

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The nightmare that was the Canterbury Cup 2020 rugby league season is nearly behind us and the Newtown Jets pre-season squad had their first training session on Monday, 16th November. Head coach Greg Matterson (heading into his 14th season as head coach) and club CEO Stuart McCarthy were kept busy with paperwork and issuing strict…

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With the final State of Origin game of 2020 being played this Wednesday night at Suncorp Stadium, we thought we’d look back at some former Jets who have represented their state since 1980. While there have been plenty of players who have featured in Origin football after representing Newtown at NSW Cup level, we have…

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Here is a media release from the NSW Rugby League with regard to the NSW Cup competition in 2021. Tuesday 10 November 2020  The NSW Rugby League today confirmed it will run a 10-team NSW Cup competition in 2021 in line with the NRL competition. NSWRL Head of Football Robert Lowrie said the full home and…

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Although 2018 ended in a heartbreaking Grand Final loss to Canterbury, it was still another fantastic season for the Jets and also provided added motivation to go one better in 2019. Well, we know how that turned out! The 2018 team included many of our stars from last season such as Will Kennedy, Blayke Brailey,…

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Our members are the cornerstone of our great club. By becoming members they have shown they are more than just supporters and are an invaluable part of the Newtown family who has galvanized to help Keep The Jets Flying. To thank our members for sticking with us through these unparalleled times every Thursday we run…

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The Newtown RLFC regrets to announce the recent passing of the former Newtown Jets winger and fullback Ray Blacklock. Ray played with the Newtown Jets in 1981 and 1982, including the famous 1981 NSWRL Grand Final between Newtown and Parramatta. He played 31 games for Newtown in those two seasons and scored 13 tries. He…

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Our members are the cornerstone of our great club. By becoming members they have shown they are more than just supporters and are an invaluable part of the Newtown family who has galvanized to help Keep The Jets Flying. To thank our members for sticking with us through these unparalleled times every Thursday we run…

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