Penrith vs. Newtown
Saturday, 8th May, 1pm
Jets aim to finish off competition rounds with a strong performance
The Newtown Jets booked themselves a place in the 2019 Canterbury Cup NSW finals with their energised 42-14 win against Western Suburbs at Henson Park last Saturday. They play the Newcastle Knights at Henson Park this Saturday, 31st August, and will be aiming to go into the 2019 finals on the back of another polished team performance. The Knights beat the Jets 24-4 in round one at the McDonald Jones Stadium back on Friday, 15th March.
Saturday’s game details are:
NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – 24th Round
Saturday, 31st August 2019
Newtown (7th place, 23 points) v Newcastle Knights (11th place, 16 points)
This Saturday is the annual Newtown RLFC club reunion day.
This match is being broadcast live by Steele Sports.
Referee: Cameron Paddy.
Touch Judges: Adam Reid and Mitchell Stone.
Newtown’s team for Saturday (as listed in Big League magazine on Thursday):
Will Kennedy, Luke Polselli, Aaron Gray, Jackson Ferris, Tyrone Phillips, Jack A. Williams, Braydon Trindall, Wes Lolo, Grant Garvey, Jimmy Jolliffe, Scott Sorensen, Siosifa Talakai, Teig Wilton.
Bench: Matt Evans, Toby Rudolf, Craig Garvey, Greg Eastwood.
Coach: Greg Matterson.
Tex Hoy, Kiah Cooper, Brayden Musgrove, Mitch Andrews, Jacob Gagai, Toby Marks, Bayden Searle, James Gavet, Chris Randall, Jirah Momoisea, Jamie Buhrer, Brodie Jones, Tevita Alifa.
Bench: Zac Woolford, Cleveland McGhie, Brandon Russell, Jack Cameron.
Coach: Rory Kostjasyn.
Here are the NSWRL highlights from last Saturday’s match at Henson Park: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/08/26/highlights–newtown-v-western-suburbs—rd-23/
The NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW Team of the Week for round 23: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/08/27/canterbury-cup-nsw-team-of-the-week–rd-23/
The match statistics from the Newtown-Western Suburbs match: https://www.nswrl.com.au/siteassets/competitions/canterbury-cup/2019/stats-amazing/rd-23/newtown-jets-v-western-suburbs-magpies.pdf
You’ve still time to buy Dad a Newtown Jets-themed Father’s Day gift:
The 2019 Newtown Jets Father’s Day Package represents incredible value.
One copy of the recently-released and favourably-reviewed updated Newtown Jets history, Taking It To The Streets – The Second Life of the Newtown RLFC, plus one standard Newtown Jets t-shirt, one Newtown Jets trucker’s cap, and one Newtown Jets stubbie holder – all for $60.00 plus postage!
These packages will be available at the Newtown Jets merchandise outlets at Henson Park on Saturday.
Check out the Father’s Day package on: www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au
Taking It To The Streets – The Second Life of the Newtown RLFC has been receiving complimentary comments from all those people who have already bought the book and read it.
This recently-released book is available online at: https://www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au/product/taking-it-to-the-street-the-second-life-of-the-newtown-rlfc/
You can buy the book directly from the Newtown RLFC office by calling 1300 36 36 90, and it is also available in several inner-western book stores.
There will be plenty of fun for the kids on the DEICORP Family Hill featuring jumping castles, face painting, pass the ball. Ice Cream Joe’s Mr Whippy & Barista will be in attendance as will JET MAN, SCU – More Generous Banking’s SYD THE PIG and our good friends from MEN OF LEAGUE.
In 2019 our great mates at SCU – More Generous Banking have the Best Seats on the Hill under the SCU Big Top and they could be yours this Saturday. For your chance to win FREE entry for 4 people plus food and drinks simply text SCU at Henson to 0413 656 361. Entries close 3.30pm Friday. For more info: https://www.scu.net.au/marquee-entry-terms-conditions.html
Newtown Jets thanks Fantasea Cruising for being on board as our 2019 Home Game Raffle Sponsor. Fantasea Cruising are donating a double pass to Sydney’s best harbour cruises every home game. For more information: https://www.fantasea.com.au/newtown-jets/. Other raffle prizes include a fabulous Meat Tray from Dulwich Hill Gourmet Meats along with our famous Fruit & Veg box courtesy of Bobby Petersen and Brett Elliott. We’ll also be running our regular 50/50 promotion where you have the chance to walk away with some cold hard cash. So as Lynchy always says over the PA… ‘Dig deep & support the Jets’.
The Jets invite members, supporters and friends to stay for Henson Park Happy Hour after the game and mingle with players, past & present, coaching staff and hopefully celebrate a victory whilst enjoying discounted food & drinks before heading to Vic on the Park Marrickville for our post-game celebrations from 5.45pm. Vic on the Park is located at 2 Addison Road, Marrickville.
The footy is on at Henson Park this Saturday for the last time in 2019 so bring your friends and family, support your mighty Newtown Jets and enjoy one of the most unique sporting experiences Sydney has to offer.
If you can’t make it to Henson Park you can also tune into Alby and the team from Steele Sports who will be calling all the action from 2.30pm. To listen click on the Jets Radio Live Stream play button on the home page of www.newtownjets.com.