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Newtown Jets centre Bessie Aufaga-Toomaga scores against Wests Tigers at Henson Park last Saturday. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.
Newtown Jets centre Bessie Aufaga-Toomaga scores against Wests Tigers at Henson Park last Saturday. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.

Jets take on the front-running Roos this weekend

There have been plenty of changes to the Newtown Jets playing line-up due to injuries and mid-season transfers, and the boys face a tough task in playing away to the top of the table Wyong Roos. Just remember that throughout their 109 years of history, the men in royal blue have had a reputation for pulling off upset results on the most unexpected occasions.

NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership NSW – 17th Round

Saturday, 1st July 2017

Central Coast Stadium, Gosford

Wyong (1st place, 29 points) v Newtown (11th place, 13 points)

Kick-Off: 12.40pm.

This match will be televised live on Fox Sports (Fox League Channel) from 12.30pm.

Referee: Drew Oultram. Touch Judges: Ben Teague and Darian Furner.

Newtown (subject to probable change):

Leigh Higgins, Edrick Lee, Bessie Aufaga-Toomaga, Jesse Ramien, James Tuitahi, Tyla Tamou, Penani Manumalealii, Kurt Dillon, Kurt Kara, Jaimin Jolliffe, Kenny Niko, Jack Williams, Jayden McDonogh.

Bench: Tepatasi Fuiavailili, Jordan Galloway, Ben Martinez-Murray, Saulala Houma, Alec Bush, Blake Judd.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

Wyong:

Luke Sharpe, Johnny Tuivasa-Sheck, Brendan Frei, Matthew Ikuvalu, Josh Mantellato, Kauri Aupouri, Mitchell Cornish, Eloni Vunakece, Mitchell Williams, Lindsay Collins, Justin Toomey-White, Chris Smith, Liam Knight.

Bench: Brendan Santi, Grant Garvey, Poasa Faamausili, Jake Lewis.

Coach: Rip Taylor.

Kurt Dillon was named as captain of the NSWRL ISP NSW team of the week for Round 16, despite being in a losing team last weekend. Kurt is having an outstanding season and is right on track for bigger things in his rugby league career.

Here is the full team: http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/06/29/isp_nsw_team_of_the_.html

Here are the NSWRL previews of all the ISP NSW 17th round matches:  http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2017/06/30/previews_isp_nsw_rou.html

Centre and winger Reubenn Rennie might be a late inclusion in tomorrow’s Newtown Jets team to play Wyong. He is a Cook Islands international and was formerly with Otahuhu (NZ), Melbourne Storm, Canterbury-Bankstown and Mounties. He is 21, stands at 181 cm and weighs 99 kg.

Here are the match statistics from last Saturday’s narrow loss to Wests Tigers: http://www.nswrl.com.au/content/dam/nswrl/documents/isp-stats-reports-2017/Rd16-JetsTigers.pdf

Bessie Aufaga-Toomaga made a strong debut for Newtown against Wests-Tigers at Henson Park last Saturday.

He is on loan from the Cronulla Sharks Holden Cup squad.

Bessie is 20; 181 cm; weighs 91 kg and is a goal-kicker.

He is Samoan-born and was previously with Mounties and St George-Illawarra.

Lane Ferling is likely to be on loan from the Cronulla Sharks Holden Cup squad as well.

He plays at halfback and five-eighth; 19; weighs 88 kg.

Previously played with the Kingaroy Red Ants (Queensland) and Northern Suburbs Devils (Queensland) clubs and has represented Australian Universities in rugby league.

From out of the pages of rugby league’s history – the Glebe Dirty Reds players and staff celebrate their crushing 53-16 victory over Wentworthville in the NSWRL Challenge Cup Final played at Henson Park on Sunday. Photo: Supplied by the Glebe RLFC

Dirty Reds sweep in on the high tide of history

Newtown Jets centre Jackson Ferris is pictured in full flight as he raced away for the first of his two tries in last year’s NRL State Championship Final. Jackson made his NRL debut with the Cronulla Sharks against the Brisbane Broncos at Suncorp stadium last night. And appropriately enough, Palmerston North-born Jackson scored a slashing first-half try to mark his debut in the top level of rugby league. Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography.

The Dirty Reds are on the hunt for their first silverware in 93 years …

Image: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

Let’s Keep The Jets Flying!

Newtown Jets winger Sione Katoa catches a Western Suburbs kick at Lidcombe Oval on Saturday. Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

Virtual Match Report: Jets and the Magpies turn on a thriller for the Return to Lidcombe Day crowd

Image: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

Flashback Friday – Brothers In Wings

Image: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

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