Jets run down by Warriors after leading at half-time in Auckland
Details of the New Zealand Warriors v Newtown match played on the 20th March 2016.
Intrust Super Premiership NSW – Round Three Sunday, 20th March 2016 Mt Smart Stadium, New Zealand Warriors v Newtown Jets, Kick-Off: 11.45am (NZDT)
New Zealand Warriors 20:
Ali Lauititi 2, Ken Maumalo, Marata Niukore tries; Ata Hingano 2 goals
Jason Schirnack, Jaline Graham, Mitch Brown tries; Mitch Brown 2 conversions, 1 penalty goal.
Referee: Shane Rehm
Touch Judges: Jamal Thompson and Simon Taylor
Playing surface at Mt Smart Stadium: Excellent.
Weather: 24 degrees Celsius, cloudy, scattered showers.
Newtown’s team was:
Travis Robinson, Mitch Brown, Jordan Drew, Matt Evans, Jacob Gagan, Josh Cleeland, Fa’amanu Brown, Junior Roqica, Kurt Kara, Kurt Dillon, Malakai Houma, Anthony Moraitis, Jason Schirnack.
Bench: Harrison Muller, Ahmad Ellaz, Myles Taueli, Jaline Graham.
Coach: Greg Matterson.
Arana Taumata was a late withdrawal.
New Zealand Warriors:
Tomas Aoake, Ken Maumalo, Konrad Hurrell, Matthew Allwood, Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad, Erin Clark, Ata Hingano, Pau Tuli, Zac Tipping, Upu Poching, Marata Niukore, Raymond Faitala-Mariner, Ali Lauititi (Capt)
Bench: Daniel Palavi, Pat Sipley, James Bell, Semisi Tyrell.
Coach: Stacey Jones.
Newtown kicks off, Warriors defending the southern end of the stadium.
6th minute: Jason Schirnack scores, converted by Mitch Brown.
Newtown leads 6-0.
14th minute: Try to Warriors winger Ken Maumalo in the NW corner. Not converted by Ata Hingano.
Newtown leads 6-4.
19th minute: Josh Cleeland (Newtown) forces a goal-line drop-out.
21st minute: Junior Roqica denied a try for obstruction. Warriors get out of trouble with two penalties.
22nd minute: Junior Roqica wins the ball back with a strip.
26th minute: Great individual try to Jaline Graham, who had just come on the field. Converted by Mitch Brown.
Newtown leads 12-4.
31st minute: Jets survive two sets of six on their own line.
33rd minute: Mitch Brown scores in SW corner; his conversion attempt from wide hits the post. Newtown leads 16-4.
40th minute: Penalty goal kicked by Mitch Brown.
Newtown leads 18-4 at the break.
46th minute: Try to Marata Niukore 15 metres in from the SW corner.
Converted by Ata Hingano.
Newtown leads 18-10.
55th minute: Ata Hingano grubber kicks into the in-goal, try scored by Ali Lauititi 15 metres in from the east side touchline. Not converted.
Newtown leads 18-14.
73rd minute: Ali Lauititi scores his second try 20 metres in from the east side touchline. Try converted by Ata Hingano.
New Zealand Warriors take the lead 20-18.
Warriors defend this lead for the rest of the match.
New Zealand Warriors 20 defeated Newtown 18.
From the NSWRL website: http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2016/03/20/isp_report_nz_warrio.html
Other Intrust Super Premiership NSW results from Round Three:
Manly-Warringah 26 defeated Canterbury-Bankstown 24; Mounties 42 defeated Newcastle Knights 18; Wentworthville 30 defeated Penrith 14; North Sydney 24 defeated Illawarra Cutters 12; Wests Tigers 44 defeated Wyong 16.
Newtown’s next match:
Intrust Super Premiership NSW – Fourth Round Saturday, 26th March 2016 Brookvale Oval Manly-Warringah v Newtown, Kick-Off: 3.00pm.
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.