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Image: Mario Facchini, mafphotography
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Newtown Jets Virtual Team List v Illawarra Wed 26th August, 2020

Welcome to Round 24 of Newtown Jets Virtual Season 2020.

While we might not be able to watch Newtown Jets games live this season we can relive past glories from years gone by. As part of Virtual Season 2020, JETS TV is broadcasting classic matches featuring our opponents from the 2020 Canterbury Cup NSW draw in “Amco Cup retro-style” on Wednesday nights at 8.00pm. Our intrepid social media team will “live tweet” the game as if they had entered a time machine and want you to be part of the action.

On Wednesday, 26th August they’re back at the “Jewel in the Crown of R-R-R-R-Rugby League grounds”, Henson Park to bring you a 2012 NSW Cup clash between Newtown and Illawarra that was actually played on Saturday, 25th August, 2012.

It was Newtown’s last home game of the season and annual Reunion Day. The Jets were coming off a disappointing 34-26 loss to the Windsor Wolves which put them right back in the scramble for a place in the finals. Newtown led Windsor 22-6 at half-time and 26-10 with thirty minutes remaining but failed to add another point as they were hunted down by the Wolves leaving their finals aspirations hanging in the balance. The Reunion Day clash with the Illawarra Cutters, St George Illawarra’s official feeder club had the added attraction of being an absolute must-win proposition for both teams. This game is one not to be missed!  

So tune in at 8.00pm, Wednesday, 26th August to JETS TV www.newtownjets.com or www.facebook.com/newtownrlfc  and follow us on www.twitter.com/newtownrlfc to see if miracles actually happen.

Thanks to Biofreeze, Newtown Jets has named its team from the game. Many thanks to our Player Sponsors listed in brackets.

1          Alofa Alofa (Kris Gale)

19        Adam Henry (Golden Barley Hotel)

3          Peni Tagive (John Cahill & Jennifer Malone)

4          Francis Vaiotu (Mark Dewar)

5          Samiu Latu (Golden Barley Hotel)

6          Jack Littlejohn (Adam Whyte)

7          Daniel Mortimer (The Daaboul Family)

8          Mose Masoe (Steven Helmich)

9          Kurt Kara (Wayne Leong & Kim Fuller)

10        Josh Ailaomai (Dave Nelson)

23        Lama Tasi (Manoosh Pizzeria)

24        Jack Bosden (Nifty Foods)

14        Isaac Liu (Loudon & Vaughan Private Wealth)

Interchange:   

11        Andrew Pearn (Goodfellows Sports & Socks)

16        Anthony Cherrington (Biofreeze)

17        Saulala Houma (Label Plus & Brasco)

18        Glenn Dumbrell (SMI – Sports Medicine Institute)

Omitted:

26        Blake Lazarus (Coverforce)

2          Louis Vaiotu (Invisi-gard)

12        Brad Barrett (Petersham RSL)

13        Ahmad Ellaz (Coverforce)

Coach: Greg Matterson (Sydney Mutual Bank)

Protect yourself …. and at the same time help protect the Newtown Jets financially

STAY SAFE:

WEAR A NEWTOWN JETS BRANDED FACE MASK.

As with all health decisions, please consult with your trusted medical professional to determine compatibility with your personal situation if you are seeking a face mask to wear in relation to medical issues.

We make no medical claims with regard to the usage of these masks.

These are comfortable, washable and reusable face masks with 3 layers of 150 GSM protective cotton and spandex material comprising 95% cotton and 5% spandex; two black elastic straps secure it in place around the ears.

Newtown Jets face masks are available for pre-sale through the Newtown Jets clothing website: https://www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au/product/newtown-jets-face-mask/

2020 Newtown Jets jerseys for sale

They’ve sold like absolute hot cakes and there’s only a few left but the jerseys worn in the one Canterbury Cup NSW game played in 2020 versus Souths at Redfern Oval are now available to purchase as special souvenirs.

Here’s a never to be repeated opportunity to obtain a special memento from the 2020 season – and at the same time Keep The Jets Flying into 2021.

For all the info and details of how to purchase go to: https://www.newtownjets.com/2020-newtown-jets-jerseys-for-sale/

Another way you can Keep The Jets Flying is donating to Laps With Trady.This fundraiser has been set up by a group of members and supporters and features our lovable larrikin John Trad doing laps of Henson Park on his trusty penny farthing every week. Check out https://www.facebook.com/Laps-with-Trady-100545721662756/ for all the details.

Get down to the ‘eighth wonder of the modern world’ this Thursday 27th August from 4pm to cheer Trady on.

Image: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

Let’s Keep The Jets Flying!

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Support the Jets by purchasing a Newtown Jets face mask

Newtown Jets man of the match fullback Will Kennedy gets into full stride on his way to scoring the match-winning try in last season’s stirring Canterbury Cup NSW grand final victory. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.

Virtual Match Report: Jets nail the Canterbury Cup NSW premiership title in extra-time thriller

Daniel Vasquez is pictured leading the renowned Newtown Jets Victory Chorus at the Mayoral Civic Reception held at the Petersham RSL Club on the evening of Wednesday, 9th October 2019. Daniel makes his NRL playing debut with the Cronulla Sharks against the Canberra Raiders this Saturday evening (26th September). The entire Newtown Jets rugby league community sends hearty congratulations to Daniel and wishes him well on this big occasion. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.

This Sunday is a huge day in the history of the Glebe Dirty Reds, plus other pertinent rugby league news items

Image: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

Members Badge Draw Thursday 24th September 2020

Group 16 and Cronulla Sharks product Teig Wilton (with the ball) played strongly for the Newtown Jets throughout the 2019 Canterbury Cup finals series. Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

Virtual Season 2020 – The Newtown Jets head into their fifth grand final since entering the flagship NSW Rugby League competition in 2000

Sydney Mutual Bank
Front of Jersey

Petersham RSL
Back of Jersey

Deicorp
Back of Jersey, Training Gear, Socks

Invisi-Gard
Jersey Minor

John Singleton Group
Sleeve

Schofield King Lawyers
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Coverforce
Front of Shorts

The Henson
Back of Shorts

Sydney Park Hotel
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Sports Medicine Institute
Medical Services & Rehabilitation

Label Plus
Major Sponsor

Arista Technologies
Technology Partner