Newtown vs Canterbury
Saturday 1st April, 3.00 pm
Henson Park, Marrickville
Jets are fully primed for tilt at State Championship honours
Newtown Jets coach Greg Matterson is adamant that his players have their minds focused on the task of winning Sunday’s NRL State Championship for New South Wales. This is Newtown’s first shot at the title double, as the State Championship was introduced in 2014, two years after Newtown’s previous NSW Cup premiership success in 2012.
The match details are: –
NRL State Championship Final
Sunday, 6th October 2019
Newtown (2019 Canterbury Cup NSW Premiers) versus Burleigh Bears (2019 Queensland Intrust Super Cup Premiers)
Referee: Todd Smith
Assistant Referee: Tyson Brough
Touch Judges: Ben Teague and Jacob Whitehouse
Senior Review Official: Ashley Klein
Review Official: Ben Lowe
Television Coverage: Channel 9 and Fox League from 1.30pm.
Radio Coverage: ABC and 2GB.
Newtown’s team for Sunday (as per Thursday’s Big League Grand Final magazine):
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, Siosifa Talakai, Matt Evans, Daniel Vasquez.
Extended Interchange: Jackson Ferris, Luke Polselli, Grant Garvey, Wes Lolo, Josh Carr, Greg Eastwood, Tyla Tamou.
Coach: Greg Matterson.
Kurtis Rowe, Tyronne Roberts-Davis, Sami Sauiluma, Josh Berkers, Anthony Don, Dylan Phythian, Jamal Fogarty, Luke Page, Pat Politoni, Jack Buchanan, Hayden Schwass, Blake Leary, Sam Coster.
Bench: Matt Robinson, Josh Rogers, Oliver Percy, Api Noema-Matenga.
Extended Interchange: Jeff Lynch, Josh Ailaomai.
Coach: Jim Lenihan.
NRL State Championship Preview: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/10/03/nrl-interstate-championship-preview-newtown-v-burleigh/
The five Jets to decide the 2019 NRL State Championship: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/10/04/five-jets-to-decide-the-nrl-state-championship/
Jets to put celebrations on ice: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/10/04/newtown-jets-put-celebrations-on-hold-for-nrl-state-championship/
Toby Rudolf fired up for the State Championship decider: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/10/04/rudolf-excited-for-state-championship/
The Grand Final Hero who has “NRL written all over him”: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/10/02/newtown-jets-william-kennedy-destined-to-play-nrl-for-sharks/
For all those Newtown Jets fans who want to watch our NRL State Championship Match versus Burleigh Bears on Sunday, the match will be shown in the Petersham RSL Club Auditorium. Our game kicks off at 1.35pm. The club’s bar and bistro will be open so fans can order food and drinks to be consumed in the Auditorium.
The players will be returning to the Petersham RSL Club at about 5.45pm for dinner. All patrons are welcome to stick around to watch the rest of the NRL Grand Final telecast. The bar in the Auditorium will be open from 6.00pm.
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.