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1981 Grand Final Re-imagined:
Newtown vs. Parramatta
Sunday 26th September, 3pm

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Jack A. Williams holds the Canterbury Cup NSW premiership trophy aloft in a moment of supreme triumph for the entire Newtown RLFC. Photo: Mike Magee Photography
Jack A. Williams holds the Canterbury Cup NSW premiership trophy aloft in a moment of supreme triumph for the entire Newtown RLFC. Photo: Mike Magee Photography

Complete details from Newtown’s Canterbury Cup NSW premiership victory at Bankwest Stadium on Sunday, 29th September 2019

Newtown 20:

Ronaldo Mulitalo, Scott Sorensen, Will Kennedy tries;

Braydon Trindall 3 conversions and 1 penalty goal

defeated

Wentworthville 15:

Josh Hoffman, George Jennings tries;

Rhys Davies 2 conversions, 1 penalty goal;

Jaeman Salmon 1 field goal.

Half-Time: Wentworthville led 14-12.

The score after 80 minutes of regulation time was 14-all.

Extra time was played on the basis of two five-minute segments, followed by Golden Point if necessary after the ten minutes of extra time.

Newtown’s winning try (scored by fullback Will Kennedy) was scored in the 7th minute of extra time.

Referee: Todd Smith

Assistant Referee: Drew Oultram

Touch Judges: Benjamin Teague and Cameron Mitchell

Playing surface: Excellent

Weather: fine, sunny, 21 degrees.

Newtown’s team was:

Will Kennedy, Sione Katoa, Aaron Gray, Ronaldo Mulitalo, Tyrone Phillips, Jack A. Williams, Braydon Trindall, Toby Rudolf, Blayke Brailey, Jimmy Jolliffe, Scott Sorensen, Jayson Bukuya, Billy Magoulias.

Bench: Teig Wilton, Jackson Ferris, Siosifa Talakai, Daniel Vasquez, Luke Polselli, Matt Evans, Wes Lolo, Grant Garvey, Josh Carr, Greg Eastwood.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

Wentworthville:

Josh Hoffman, Charlton Schaafhausen, Ethan Parry, George Jennings, Greg Leleisiuao, Jaeman Salmon, Rhys Davies, Tim Mannah, Matt McIlwrick, Stefano Utoikamanu, Andrew Davey, David Gower, Peni Terepo.

Bench: Haze Dunster, Oregon Kaufusi, Haimona Hiroti, Ray Stone.

Coach: Rip Taylor.

Newtown’s next game details:

NRL Intrust Super State Championship – Grand Final

6th October 2019

ANZ Stadium

Newtown (Canterbury Cup NSW premiers) v Burleigh Bears (Queensland Intrust Super Cup premiers)

Kick-Off: 1.35pm.

Various news items of interest to Newtown RLFC supporters: –

Record TV ratings for Canterbury Cup NSW Grand Final: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/30/record-ratings-for-canterbury-cup-nsw-grand-final/

Newtown Jets are the 2019 champions:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/10/01/newtown-jets-are-the-2019-champions/

Team lists for Sunday’s 2019 State Championship decider:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/10/01/team-lists–nrl-state-championship-2019/

Billy Magoulias turns in a perfect audition:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/30/newtown-jets-billy-magoulias-perfect-audition-replace-sharks-paul-gallen/

Blayke Brailey interviewed after full-time:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/30/on-field–blayke-brailey/

Will Kennedy interviewed after full-time:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/30/on-field–william-kennedy/

Highlights of the 2019 Canterbury Cup NSW grand final:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/30/highlights–2019-grand-final-newtown-v-wentworthville/

All the match statistics from Sunday’s grand final:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/30/stats-amazing–canterbury-cup-nsw-grand-final/

The NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW 2019 Team of the Year:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/29/canterbury-cup-nsw-team-of-the-year-2019/

A gallery of photos from last Sunday’s grand final:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/29/gallery–canterbury-cup-nsw-grand-final-newtown-v-wentworthville/

Match report from the NSWRL website:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/29/newtown-reign-supreme-in-epic-decider/

More photos from last Sunday’s epic grand final:  https://www.sharks.com.au/news/2019/10/01/in-pictures-jets-win-an-epic-grand-final/

Jack A. Williams – Captain Courageous:  https://www.sharks.com.au/news/2019/09/30/post-match-jack-williams/

Braydon Trindall – a young player with a great future:  https://www.sharks.com.au/news/2019/09/30/trindall-lost-for-words-after-gf-win/

The one and only Billy Magoulias:  https://www.sharks.com.au/news/2019/09/30/post-match-billy-magoulias/

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This week’s sponsor in focus is – SMI Sports Medicine Institute

Chris Lane’s panoramic shot of ANZ Stadium after fulltime on the 6th October captures the unbridled elation of the Newtown Jets after their astounding last-minute victory.

Recalling the extraordinary events at ANZ Stadium on Sunday, 6th October 2019

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This week the Newtown RLFC pays tribute to the tremendous support given to our club by The Henson, conveniently located close to our home ground, Henson Park

Tom Raudonikis celebrates after scoring a try in the 1981 NSWRL Grand Final (colourised by thefootydog@mail.com)

Remembering forty years ago ….

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This week we gratefully acknowledge the staunch support of the Coverforce organisation, who have been sponsoring the Newtown RLFC since 2014

Newtown forever - The Class of 1981. Image: Newtown RLFC Archives

1981 Grand Final Re-imagined

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