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Newtown Jets centre Reubenn Rennie is pictured about to score in the 55th minute of last Saturday’s sensational victory against the New Zealand Warriors. Winger Edrick Lee is behind him. Photo: Mario Facchini (MAF Photography)
Newtown Jets centre Reubenn Rennie is pictured about to score in the 55th minute of last Saturday’s sensational victory against the New Zealand Warriors. Winger Edrick Lee is behind him. Photo: Mario Facchini (MAF Photography)

Four matches to go and still a chance for the finals

The Newtown Jets have a bye this weekend (29th/30th July) and then play away to Canterbury-Bankstown on Saturday, 5th August.

The Jets then have three games at Henson Park in a row – Penrith (12th August), Mounties (19th August) and then Norths in the final round on Saturday, 26th August. That final match is of course the annual reunion day and also the deciding match in the annual Frank Hyde Shield series.

Let’s get one thing straight – after last Saturday’s huge win against the second-placed New Zealand Warriors, the Jets can still make the Intrust Super Premiership NSW finals. As the experienced Warriors coach Ricky Henry said after last Saturday’s 38-12 win by the Jets, “keep playing like that and you can beat any team in this competition”. So there you have it – it might be a hard road ahead for our boys but as proven in the past, the Newtown Jets are always up for anything!

Next match details:

NSWRL ISP NSW – 22nd Round

Saturday, 5th August 2017

Belmore Sports Ground

Canterbury-Bankstown v Newtown

Kick-Off: 3.00pm.

Four Jets made the NSWRL ISP NSW team of the week for Round 20 – they were centre Reubenn Rennie, hooker Adam Clydsdale, front-rower Sam Tagataese and five-eighth Joseph Paulo. Here’s the link from the NSWRL website:


The Jets led 28-0 at halftime and completed at more than 90% in the first half, whereas the Warriors completed at just on 50%. As their coach Ricky Henry remarked, “our boys walked into a dead-set ambush with the huge Festival crowd and Kurt Kara’s 150th game. I warned our fellows that the Jets would be fired up for the big occasion”.

Here is the match statistics link: http://www.nswrl.com.au/content/dam/nswrl/documents/isp-stats-reports-2017/Rd20-JetsWarriors.pdf

And here are the highlights from all the ISP NSW 20th round games:  http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/07/25/highlights_intrust_s.html

Rugby league journalist Matt Cleary wrote this piece about the Newtown RLFC on the sports website The Roar:  http://www.theroar.com.au/2017/07/21/newtown-jets-coolest-club-rugby-league/

One of the most abiding memories from last Saturday’s amazing day at Henson Park will be the spine-chilling Haka delivered as a tribute to Kurt Kara on the occasion of his 150th game with the Newtown Jets. Those who saw it performed live will never forget the spectacle:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1IvoG4FQlo&feature=youtu.be

Here’s a very good Facebook clip from last Saturday at Henson: https://www.facebook.com/beerfootyfood/videos/220254225165732/?hc_ref=ARR9-1Eia-G1qrCkzVQJ3mVihMtzde07cPKVyJNNlv-_AFyBYEyXz9lrv0y4puAezm0

Many thanks to Philippa and Darrien Potaka from the Bach Eatery at 399 King St, Newtown who generously donated a dinner voucher to Kurt Kara and his wife Nicole on the occasion of his 150th game with the Jets. The Bach Eatery is a New Zealand-themed restaurant so Kurt and Nicole will feel very much at home there. The website is: www.bacheatery.com.au and the photo number is 8084 4093

Go to this Inside Sport podcast (Episode #15, 27th July 2017.) There is eight minutes of discussion of the Newtown Jets, the Beer, Food & Footy Festival and the Jets merchandising 28 minutes into the podcast:


Kayal Iro bursts free to score a valuable try against North Sydney on the 8th May 2022. (Photo: Mario Facchini / mafphotography

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The classy Briton Nikora on the burst for Newtown in 2018. Briton will be representing the New Zealand Kiwis in the upcoming Rugby League World Cup in England.
Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

Here’s some news about a great Newtown RLFC membership promotion – plus the Newtown Jets are going to the 2022 World Cup … and how!

Greg Matterson pictured prior to this tear’s Major Semi-Final on the 10th September 2022. Photo: Mario Facchini/mafphotography

High-performance Newtown Jets coach Greg Matterson announces his resignation

Newtown hooker Jayden Berrell races in to score in the 71st minute of Saturday’s Preliminary Final. Photo: Mario Facchini/mafphotography

Jets second half fightback falls short of victory

Image: MAF Photography

Newtown Jets Team List v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Sat 17th September, 2022

Kade Dykes showed elusive skills in scoring Newtown’s first try. Photo:

Jets miss the opportunity for a direct path into a Grand Final berth.

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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.