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Newtown Jets fullback and captain Mitch Brown sprints away from two North Sydney pursuers for a vital try in the 54th minute of Sunday’s game. Surely the ball-boy in the background doesn’t think he can catch Mitch! Photo: Gary Sutherland Photography.
Newtown Jets fullback and captain Mitch Brown sprints away from two North Sydney pursuers for a vital try in the 54th minute of Sunday’s game. Surely the ball-boy in the background doesn’t think he can catch Mitch! Photo: Gary Sutherland Photography.

Newtown’s strong second half puts them one-up in the 2016 Frank Hyde Shield series

Details of the 19th Round ISP NSW match between Newtown and North Sydney, played at North Sydney Oval on Sunday, 17th July 2016 by Glen ‘Bumper’ Dwyer.

Newtown defeated North Sydney 32-14 at North Sydney Oval on Sunday afternoon, but had trailed the Bears 14-0 after 30 minutes and 14-6 at half-time. Two converted tries and two penalty goals put the Jets in front 22-14 in the 67th minute, and they finally ensured this much-needed win with a try in the 76th minute and another right on full-time.

Newtown 32:

Matt Evans 2, Mitch Brown, Saulala Houma, Jacob Gagan tries;

Kurt Capewell 4 conversions, 2 penalty goals


North Sydney 14:

Piki Rogers, Latrell Robinson tries;

Eli Levido 2 conversions, 1 penalty goal.

Half-Time: North Sydney led 14-6.

Newtown’s team on Sunday was:

Mitch Brown (Capt), Travis Robinson, Jordan Drew, Matt Evans, Jacob Gagan, Kurt Kara, Josh Cleeland, Anthony Moraitis, Malakai Houma, Kurt Capewell, Junior Roqica, Matt McIlwrick, Jesse Sene-Lefao.

Bench: Kurt Dillon, Jaimin Jolliffe, Lachlan Stein, Saulala Houma.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

North Sydney:

Sitiveni Moceidreke, Dane Nielsen, Latrell Robinson, Latrell Shaumkel, Abbas Miski, Liam Coleman, Eli Levido, Clayton Williams, Piki Rogers, Patrice Siolo, Brett Greinke, Brad Deitz (Capt), Fred Junior Mauala.

Bench: Tevita Cottrell, Jamel Hunt, Riley Travers, Jokotama Dokonivalu.

Coach: Ben Gardiner.

Referee: Ryan Jackson. Touch Judges: Richard Daizli and Mitchell Stone.

Playing surface: Excellent.

Weather: Overcast, cloudy, 18 degrees C.

Other Round 19 ISP NSW results:

Mounties 27 d Canterbury-Bankstown 18; Illawarra Cutters 22 d Penrith 18; Wentworthville 40 d Newcastle Knights 18; New Zealand Warriors 24 d Manly-Warringah 22.

Wests Tigers and Wyong had byes.

The ISP NSW competition table after 19 rounds:

Newtown’s next game details:

NSWRL ISP NSW – 20th Round

Saturday, 23rd July 2016

Leichhardt Oval

Wests Tigers (currently in 4th place) v Newtown (5th place)

Kick-Off: 3.00pm.

Newtown Jets Director and long-time financial benefactor Terry Rowney was interviewed after Sunday’s game for Newtown Jets TV:

Junior Roqica was also interviewed after the match:

And Steele Sports also interviewed Matt McIlwrick

How the NSWRL reported on the match at North Sydney Oval:

Gary Sutherland’s photos from the Newtown-Norths match:

And here are Mario Facchini’s photos

More information about the Beer, Footy and Food Festival at Henson Park on the same day that the Newtown Jets host Penrith, Saturday, 30th July:

Timeline from yesterday’s match at North Sydney Oval:

North Sydney kick off, running to the famous Fig Tree end.

Norths get a repeat set in the 5th minute

Piki Rogers scores in the next set, converted by Eli Levido

North Sydney 6-0

The Bears look energised and determined

Mitch Brown knocks on in the 8th minute

The scrum is set 15 metres out from Newtown’s line

Bears put up kick into their left-side corner, ball is tapped back inside to Latrell Robinson who scores

Converted by Eli Levido

Norths 12-0 after 11 minutes

Two quick penalties in succession to Newtown

Jets go close in the south-east corner, ball goes loose

Norths nearly score from a grubber kick into Newtown’s in-goal in the 16th minute

Josh Cleeland goes close but unable to control the ball

Good break by the impressive Lachlan Stein

Newtown is conceding too many penalties

Eli Levido kicks a penalty goal for Norths in the 29th minute

North Sydney leads 14-0

Newtown not getting any prolonged momentum with the ball – too many turnovers and pushed passes

Jets make a break up their left side, Jordan Drew sends Matt Evans in to score to the left of the southern-end goal posts (36th minute)

Converted by Kurt Capewell, Norths lead 14-6.

Half-Time: North Sydney 14 leads Newtown 6.

Jets coach Greg Matterson is in full voice at half-time

The Jets aren’t following their game plan

Only started to compete hard late in the first half

Need to stay disciplined, minimise penalties

Need to be the first to score and work their way back into control.

Second half:

Jordan Drew is finished for the day – shoulder injury

Jets immediately making inroads, looking more committed

Cleeland puts in a well-weighted kick into the Bears in=goal on the 5th tackle

Evans runs a superb angle and snaps up the bouncing ball to score in the 46th minute

Try converted by Kurt Capewell, Norths 14-12

Cleeland and Capewell combine cleverly for what might be a try but a pass is ruled forward (49th minute)

Newtown starting to get a few off-loads going, play is mainly at Norths end

Long distance try to Mitch Brown after earlier work by Lachlan Stein and Kurt Capewell (54th minute)

Capewell converts and Newtown leads 18-14

Norths knock on a high kick from Cleeland

Penalty conceded and Capewell kicks the goal; Newtown leads 20-14 (60th minute)

Jets defend a set at their end in the 62nd minute

Penalty to Newtown 10 metres out from Norths line in the 66th minute

Capewell kicks another penalty goal; Newtown now leads 22-14 (67th minute)

Jets look safe after Saulala Houma charges over in the left-side northern corner in the 75th minute

Terrific break from dummy-half by Matt McIlwrick put Newtown on the attack

Not converted, Newtown leads 26-14

Jets on the attack again at Norths end

Josh Cleeland appears to be tackled off the ball but no penalty received

Jacob Gagan scores in the next play (79th minute)

Converted by Capewell; Newtown 32-14.

Full-Time: Newtown 32 defeated North Sydney 14.

Image: MAF Photography

Newtown Jets Team List v Penrith Panthers Sat 25th May, 2024

Newtown second-rower and team captain Billy Burns (in possession) was in top form as the Jets ran up a big win over the Newcastle Knights. Tom Rodwell (in the headgear) is in the background.
Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

Jets in biggest win of the season as they run riot in the second half

Image: MAF Photography

Newtown Jets Team List v Newcastle Knights Sun 19th May 2024

Newtown Jets fullback Kade Dykes (in possession) was in superb form on Sunday, scoring three tries, including the winning try in the last ninety seconds of the game. Other Newtown players in the photo are (from the left) Sam Healey, Jackson Ferris and Khaled Rajab. Photo: Mario Facchini/mafphotography

Jets snatch victory in the last ninety seconds of the game

Image: MAF Photography

Newtown Jets Team List v Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles Sun 12th May 2024

Newtown Jets back-rower Billy Burns bursts through the Dragons defence on Saturday. Jets centre and goal-kicker Mawene Hiroti is at the left of the photo. Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography)

Second half points surge puts the Jets back in the winner’s circle

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