Happy 112th birthday to the Newtown Jets
On our club’s foundation day, 8th January, let us salute the Newtown RLFC pioneers of 1908. They are pictured here prior to their first match for the inaugural 1908 season, played against Eastern Suburbs on the 20th April 1908 at Wentworth Park.
The names in this photo are as follows: –
Back row: G. Gross, J. Edwards, J. McFarlane, J. D. Scott, E. Hooper (referee), T. McIntosh, E. Hurford, H. Powell, A. Buckland.
Middle row: A. Green (trainer), J. E. Williams, C. Powell, H. Hammill, W.S. Noble, E. Courtney, R. Hoenger, A. Yager.
Front row: C. Manton, F. B. Cheadle, L. Fairbairn.
The Newtown Jets of 2020 are back in training and resumed their pre-season program on Monday, 6th January.
The Canterbury Cup NSW 2020 draw is available for perusal on this link: https://www.nswrl.com.au/draw/
Newtown’s first competition game is against our near-neighbours South Sydney at the Metricon High Performance Centre (the former Redfern Oval) on Sunday, 15th March 2020 at 1.05pm. This match will be televised live on Channel 9.
Newtown’s trial match program for 2020 will be announced as soon as possible.