Each week, thanks to Schofield King Lawyers, we bring you a story from our rich history. They’re two of the games traditional battlers – Western Suburbs and Newtown. Both clubs experienced a fair degree of heart ache during their years in the top grade and while they may not feature in the NRL, there’s still…

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Each week, thanks to Schofield King Lawyers, we bring you a story from our rich history. It was arguably the most memorable day in Newtown’s history in almost a quarter of a century. While Newtown’s first-grade side may have finished outside the top four in 1970, they did finish the year with their first trophy…

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Each week, thanks to Schofield King Lawyers, we bring you a story from our rich history. According to Rugby League Week, it was a game “that was played like a tense grand final.” On Sunday, 26th July, the Jets headed to Penrith Park on the edge of a dream. If they beat the Panthers that…

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Each week, thanks to Schofield King Lawyers, we bring you a story from our rich history. Two foundation clubs, one boutique ground and a close to capacity crowd – what more could you possibly want? In 2011, we had the honour of opening our pre-season with a very special trial match against South Sydney in…

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Each week, thanks to Schofield King Lawyers, we bring you a story from our rich history. When Parramatta beat Newtown 20-11 in the 1981 Grand Final, little did they know that they had just won the first battle in a four-part war that would span over three decades. 25-years after that memorable premiership decider, the…

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Each week, thanks to Schofield King Lawyers, we bring you a story from our rich history. With less than 5km separating Leichhardt Oval and Henson Park, there’s no disputing that when it came to premiership football, the Balmain Tigers were Newtown’s closest neighbours. With that in mind, it should come as no surprise that there…

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Each week, thanks to Schofield King Lawyers, we bring you a story from our rich history. It was arguably one of the most satisfying victories in Newtown’s history although it took a little longer than we expected. In 1973, the newly renamed Jets were flying high. After six straight seasons without finals footy, the financially…

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Each week, thanks to Schofield King Lawyers, we bring you a story from our rich history. In theory, Mark Tookey and the Newtown Jets were a match made in heaven – rugby league’s biggest cult hero playing for rugby league’s biggest cult club.  It’s the year 2000, and Tookey has just made the move across…

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Each week, thanks to Schofield King Lawyers, we bring you a story from our rich history. It was a night where tempers flared and fists flew but video ultimately ruled the roost. It was 12 May 1976 and Newtown was squaring off with fellow foundation club North Sydney at a sodden Leichhardt Oval in a…

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