Jets move into a grand final qualifier on Sunday
The Newtown Jets take on minor premiers St George-Illawarra in a Canterbury Cup NSW preliminary final at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium this Sunday, 22nd September. The winner of Sunday’s encounter will advance to the grand final to meet the winner of the South Sydney-Wentworthville preliminary final (to be played on Saturday).
Newtown beat the Dragons on both occasions in the Canterbury Cup NSW premiership rounds. In round 11, the Jets won 36-22 at WIN Stadium, Wollongong. In round 16, Newtown defeated the Dragons 24-18 at Henson Park, thereby claiming the Tom Kirk Cup for 2019.
The Newtown RLFC calls on Jets supporters to turn out in big numbers at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium on Sunday, as the Dragons have home ground advantage in this match.
The match details are:
NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – Preliminary Final
Sunday, 22nd September 2019
Netstrata Jubilee Stadium (Kogarah)
St George-Illawarra v Newtown
Referee: Drew Oultram
Assistant Referee: Kieren Irons
Touch Judges: Jake Sutherland and Cameron Mitchell.
Television coverage: 9Gem from 3.00pm.
Radio coverage: Steele Sports
The team from Steele Sports will be calling all the action from Netstrata Jubilee Stadium from 11.00am.
To listen click on the Jets Radio Live Stream play button on the home page of www.newtownjets.com
Newtown’s team for Sunday (as per this week’s Big League magazine):
Will Kennedy, Sione Katoa, Aaron Gray, Ronaldo Mulitalo, Tyrone Phillips, Jack A. Williams (Capt), Braydon Trindall, Wes Lolo, Blayke Brailey, Jimmy Jolliffe, Scott Sorensen, Jayson Bukuya, Billy Magoulias.
Bench: Teig Wilton, Jackson Ferris, Siosifa Talakai, Daniel Vasquez, Luke Polselli, Matt Evans, Toby Rudolf, Grant Garvey, Josh Carr, Greg Eastwood.
Coach: Greg Matterson.
The St George-Illawarra team is:
Jai Field, Lachlan Maranta, Tristan Sailor, Steven Marsters, Jonus Pearson, Adam Clune, Darren Nicholls, Lachlan Timm, Reece Robson, Josh Kerr, Patrick Kaufusi, Jackson Ford, Mitch Allgood.
Bench: Joe Lovodua, Charly Runciman, Jayden Morgan, Eli Levido, Nathan Leatigaga, Topiese Taufa.
Coach: Mat Head.
From the NSWRL website – Brailey not ready for Mad Monday just yet: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/20/newtown-jets-blayke-brailey-to-finish-canterbury-cup-nsw-on-a-high/
From the NSWRL website – Grand Final spots on the line in Canterbury Cup NSW: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/20/grand-final-spots-on-the-line-in-canterbury-cup-nsw/
From the NSWRL website – Match Preview: St George-Illawarra v Newtown: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2019/09/20/match-preview-st-george-illawarra-v-newtown/
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.