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1981 Grand Final Re-imagined:
Newtown vs. Parramatta
Sunday 26th September, 3pm

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Newtown Jets winger Sione Katoa on his way to a superb try scored early in the second half against Mounties at Aubrey Keech Reserve on Saturday, 15th June 2019. Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography
Newtown Jets winger Sione Katoa on his way to a superb try scored early in the second half against Mounties at Aubrey Keech Reserve on Saturday, 15th June 2019. Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

Newtown retains its reputation as a first-rate development club for rugby league professionals

The Newtown RLFC was well represented in the 2013 and 2017 Rugby League World Cup by players who had either previously played with the Newtown Jets or who were still on the club’s books.

The players’ names in this weekend’s round of international rugby league matches and State of Origin II make for interesting reading, with respect to Newtown’s continued ability to play a major role in player development.

Cook Islands: Reubenn Rennie and Brad Takairangi

New Zealand: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Briton Nikora and Isaac Liu

Tonga: Daniel Tupou and Siosiua Taukeiaho

Fiji: Isaac Lumelume (playing with Newtown in 2019), Taane Milne, Jayson Bukuya, Junior Roqica

Lebanon: Ahmad Ellaz

Samoa: Faámanu Brown

Papua New Guinea: James Segeyaro, Rhyse Martin

Queensland State of Origin II: Dylan Napa, Kurt Capewell (squad member)

NSW State of Origin II: Boyd Cordner.

Newtown’s next match details:

NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – 15th Round

Sunday, 30th June 2019

ANZ Stadium

Canterbury-Bankstown (3rd place, 17 points) v Newtown (8th place, 13 points)

Kick-Off: 1.45pm.

This match is the curtain-raiser to the Canterbury Bulldogs v Cronulla Sharks NRL fixture at ANZ Stadium at 4.05pm.

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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

Tom Raudonikis celebrates after scoring a try in the 1981 NSWRL Grand Final (colourised by thefootydog@mail.com)

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

Newtown forever - The Class of 1981. Image: Newtown RLFC Archives

1981 Grand Final Re-imagined

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