Jets snatch victory in the last ninety seconds of the game

Newtown’s previous encounter with the Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles at Henson Park was on the 20th April, and had been a gruelling, hard fought match played in steady rain. Last Sunday’s return engagement with Manly-Warringah’s NSW Cup partnership club at the H E Laybutt Stadium was an equally fiercely-contested confrontation. Both sides went hard at…

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Second half points surge puts the Jets back in the winner’s circle

The Newtown Jets broke a three-match losing streak in defeating St George-Illawarra 26-10, in the ninth round NSW Cup fixture played at Henson Park on Saturday. The heavy rain repeatedly predicted for Saturday did not eventuate in inner-western Sydney, but the expectations of a downpour at Henson Park drastically reduced the attendance. The first half…

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Jets overwhelmed by Raiders in the second half

The Newtown Jets were plagued by injuries in the course of their 42-12 loss to the Canberra Raiders, in the 8th round NSW Cup match played at the GIO Stadium, Canberra on Sunday. The Jets bad luck began early, when team captain and hooker Jayden Berrell suffered an elbow injury in the third minute of…

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Sea Eagles hang on to win in grim struggle with the Jets

This match was primarily a battle as to which team could best handle the difficult wet weather conditions that prevailed at Henson Park on Saturday afternoon. In the end, the Sea Eagles handled the rain and the wind marginally better in grinding out a 14-10 win over the Newtown Jets in this seventh round NSW…

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Jets pushed down the competition table by loss to Rabbitohs

The Newtown Jets lost to South Sydney by 24-12 in the Knock-On Effect NSW Cup round six match, played at Accor Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Souths led 10-6 at halftime and then Newtown reclaimed the lead early in the second half. The Rabbitohs scored two more converted tries midway through the second half and maintained…

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