The Newtown Jets had a record five representatives selected in the 2018 NSW Residents rugby league rep team, and they are all pictured here at ANZ Stadium on Sunday evening. From left to right: Kurt Dillon, Scott Sorensen, Aaron Gray, Kyle Flanagan and Blayke Brailey. Photo: Supplied courtesy of the NSW Rugby League
The Newtown Jets had a record five representatives selected in the 2018 NSW Residents rugby league rep team, and they are all pictured here at ANZ Stadium on Sunday evening. From left to right: Kurt Dillon, Scott Sorensen, Aaron Gray, Kyle Flanagan and Blayke Brailey. Photo: Supplied courtesy of the NSW Rugby League

Newtown’s Kyle Flanagan skippers the NSW Residents to a resounding victory

Newtown Jets halfback Kyle Flanagan captained the Intrust Super Premiership NSW Residents team to a comprehensive 36-20 win over Queensland Residents in the rugby league representative match played at ANZ Stadium on Sunday evening. This match was played as the main curtain-raiser to State of Origin II.

Jets second-rower Scott Sorensen had originally been named as the team captain but he was a late withdrawal. Kyle Flanagan led the team with considerable aplomb, and for good measure he converted all six of the Residents team’s tries. Flanagan had three other Newtown Jets comrades in the rep team – centre Aaron Gray, front-rower Kurt Dillon and hooker Blayke Brailey. All told, this was the largest number of Newtown players in a NSW Rugby League senior level representative team in more than one hundred years.

The NSW Residents ran up a 30-0 lead at halftime but inevitably Queensland fought back in the second half, scoring twenty points to make the final margin more respectable. The Jets had another player, centre Reubenn Rennie, named in the team but he withdrew earlier in the week because of injury.

The Newtown Jets are back at Henson Park this Saturday, 30th June, to play Wentworthville. This match will be televised live on Channel Nine and kicks off at 1.00pm.

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Newtown RLFC Assistant Coach Tony Barnes talks with the Jets players at the first break during Saturday's trial match at the Morry Breen Field, Wyong. Photo: Steven Russo

Jets late try snatches victory from the Knights

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Newtown Jets Garage Sale / Fan Day on Saturday, 25th November at Henson Park – plus a special pre-Christmas Trading Day on Saturday, 2nd December at 43-45 Carrington Road, Marrickville!

Hard-running centre Nene Macdonald played on numerous occasions for the Newtown Jets in 2021.  Last Sunday Nene was playing for Papua-New Guinea against the Cook Islands in the 2023 Pacific Championships - Pacific Bowl and he scored four tries. (Photo: Mike Magee).

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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.