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Newtown Jets second-rower Siosifa Talakai bursts through the New Zealand Warriors defence to score in the first half at Henson Park on Saturday. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.
Newtown Jets second-rower Siosifa Talakai bursts through the New Zealand Warriors defence to score in the first half at Henson Park on Saturday. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.

Jets salvage a valuable competition point against the Warriors

Newtown drew 20-all with the New Zealand Warriors in the 12th Round Canterbury Cup NSW fixture played at Henson Park on Saturday afternoon.

The Jets led 10-6 at halftime and the second half was a thrilling spectacle as both teams threw the ball around and strove desperately to gain the two competition points.

The Warriors led 20-14 with three minutes to go but the Jets equalised through a try to centre Matt Evans and a conversion from wide out by halfback Braydon Trindall. The lively little Jets halfback nearly landed a long-distance field goal attempt in the last minute of play.

There was quite a reasonable attendance at Henson Park today despite the 1.00pm kick-off and the fact that rain had been forecast.

Details of today’s Canterbury Cup match:

Newtown 20:

Ronaldo Mulitalo, Siosifa Talakai, Sione Katoa, Matt Evans tries;

Braydon Trindall 2 goals

drew with

New Zealand Warriors 20:

Taane Milne, Sam Lisone, Adam Pompey, Adam Keighran tries:

Adam Keighran, Chanel Harris-Tavita goals.

Half-Time: Newtown led 10-6.

Newtown’s team:

Will Kennedy, Sione Katoa, Jackson Ferris, Matt Evans, Ronaldo Mulitalo, Jack A. Williams, Braydon Trindall, Wes Lolo, Billy Magoulias, Jaimin Jolliffe, Teig Wilton, Siosifa Talakai, Scott Sorensen.

Bench: Luke Polselli, Daniel Vasquez, Craig Garvey, Greg Eastwood.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

New Zealand Warriors:

Adam Pompey, Gerard Beale, Hayze Perham, Cole Waaka, Taane Milne, Adam Keighran, Chanel Harris-Tavita, Chris Satae, Tyler Slade, Sam Lisone, Blayke Ayshford, Ligi Sao, Leivaha Pulu.

Bench: Sean Mullany, Jackson Frei, Adam Tuimavave-Gerrard, Preston Riki.

Coach: Nathan Cayless.

Referee: Damian Briscoe.

Touch Judges: Mitchell Stone and Cameron Mitchell.

Playing surface: Excellent.

Weather: 17 degrees, overcast, cloudy, brisk southerly breeze.

The Warriors ran with the wind in the first half and Newtown had the advantage of the stronger breeze in the second half.

Other games played at Henson Park today resulted as follows:

Jersey Flegg: Cronulla-Sutherland 18 defeated New Zealand Warriors 16.

Ron Massey Cup: Cabramatta 20 defeated Glebe-Burwood 6.

Sydney Shield: Cabramatta 44 defeated Sydney University 4.

Details of Newtown’s next game:

NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – 13th Round

Saturday, 8th June 2019

Henson Park

Newtown versus Wentworthville

Kick-Off: 3.00pm

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This week your club honours another loyal sponsor – Vic on the Park, Marrickville

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This week’s sponsor in focus is – SMI Sports Medicine Institute

Chris Lane’s panoramic shot of ANZ Stadium after fulltime on the 6th October captures the unbridled elation of the Newtown Jets after their astounding last-minute victory.

Recalling the extraordinary events at ANZ Stadium on Sunday, 6th October 2019

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This week the Newtown RLFC pays tribute to the tremendous support given to our club by The Henson, conveniently located close to our home ground, Henson Park

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Remembering forty years ago ….

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This week we gratefully acknowledge the staunch support of the Coverforce organisation, who have been sponsoring the Newtown RLFC since 2014

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