webThe Newtown RLFC 1908 team (NSWRL source)

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.

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Newtown RLFC Assistant Coach Tony Barnes talks with the Jets players at the first break during Saturday's trial match at the Morry Breen Field, Wyong. Photo: Steven Russo

Jets late try snatches victory from the Knights

Image: Steven Russo

Birthday greetings to the mighty Newtown Rugby League Football Club!

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Best wishes for Christmas and for 2024 from the Newtown Jets to all of our members, supporters and friends in the world of Rugby League football.

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Newtown Jets Garage Sale / Fan Day on Saturday, 25th November at Henson Park – plus a special pre-Christmas Trading Day on Saturday, 2nd December at 43-45 Carrington Road, Marrickville!

Hard-running centre Nene Macdonald played on numerous occasions for the Newtown Jets in 2021.  Last Sunday Nene was playing for Papua-New Guinea against the Cook Islands in the 2023 Pacific Championships - Pacific Bowl and he scored four tries. (Photo: Mike Magee).

Information about 2024 Newtown RLFC memberships; Newtown Jets playing in the 2023 Pacific Championship Series; and a reminder about Newtown RLFC merchandise.

Australian Mutual Bank
Front of Jersey

Petersham RSL
Back of Jersey

Deicorp
Back of Jersey, Training Gear, Socks

Invisi-Gard
Jersey Minor

John Singleton Group
Sleeve

Schofield King Lawyers
Sleeve

Coverforce
Front of Shorts

The Henson
Back of Shorts

Sydney Park Hotel
Back of Shorts

Sports Medicine Institute
Medical Services & Rehabilitation

Label Plus
Major Sponsor

Arista Technologies
Technology Partner

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.