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Newtown Jets five-eighth Jack A. Williams is collared by the New Zealand Warriors defence in slightly damp conditions in Auckland on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Photosport NZ
Newtown Jets five-eighth Jack A. Williams is collared by the New Zealand Warriors defence in slightly damp conditions in Auckland on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Photosport NZ

Jets narrowly beaten on a day of extreme weather conditions

The Newtown Jets were beaten 20-18 by the New Zealand Warriors in their 8th round Intrust Super Premiership match played at the QBE Stadium Number 2 ground in Auckland earlier today.

The Jets scored four tries to three and gamely overhauled an 18-8 halftime deficit to draw level at 18-all with fifteen minutes left to play.

The Warriors kicked a penalty goal two minutes out from fulltime to snatch a late victory. The Warriors’ unerring goal-kicking proved to be the difference in a game played in extraordinary weather conditions. It is most unlikely that any members of the Newtown team would have encountered such lashing rain and wild winds in their playing careers.

NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership – Round 8

Saturday, 28th April 2018

QBE Stadium Number Two Ground, Albany (Auckland)

New Zealand Warriors v Newtown

Kick-Off: 1.00pm NZT (11.00am AEST)

New Zealand Warriors 20:

Chris Satae, Zac Santo, Joseph Vuna tries; Chanel Harris-Tavita 3 conversions, 1 penalty goal

defeated

Newtown 18:

Aaron Gray 2, Sione Katoa, Anthony Moraitis tries; Kyle Flanagan 1 conversion.

Half-Time:

New Zealand Warriors led 18-8

Teams:

Newtown:

Will Kennedy, Sosaia Feki, Aaron Gray, Reubenn Rennie, Sione Katoa, Jack A. Williams, Kyle Flanagan, Daniel Vasquez, Blayke Brailey, Wesley Lolo, Briton Nikora, Anthony Moraitis, Billy Magoulias.

Interchange:

Jaimin Jolliffe, Ryan King, Royce Tout, Ben Marschke.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

New Zealand Warriors:

Hayze Perham, Zac Santo, Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad, Cole Waaka, Lewis Soosemea, Chanel Harris-Tavita, Sam Cook, Ligi Sao, Karl Lawton, Chris Satae, Matiu Love-Henry, James Gavet, James Bell (Capt).

Interchange:

Manaia Cherrington, Sione Afemui, Joseph Vuna, Patrick Sipley.

Coach: John Teina.

Referee: Drew Oultram.

Touch Judges: James Vella and Rochelle Tamarua.

Playing surface: Perfectly grassed, but covered in large pools of water because of the driving rain that fell for virtually the entire match.

Weather: 16 degrees, heavy rain, ferocious winds.

In the Ron Massey Cup match played at Goddard Park, Concord:

Glebe-Burwood 42 defeated St Marys 22.

Newtown‘s next ISP NSW match:

NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership – 9th Round Saturday, 5th May 2018 Henson Park Newtown v North Sydney

Kick-Off: 1.00pm

Please note the early kick-off time because of the Channel Nine live television coverage.

Glebe-Burwood will play Hills District in a Ron Massey Cup competition match at 3.00pm.

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The classy Briton Nikora on the burst for Newtown in 2018. Briton will be representing the New Zealand Kiwis in the upcoming Rugby League World Cup in England.
Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

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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.