Mounties vs. Newtown
Sunday 18th July, 2pm
Aubrey Keech Reserve
NSWRL Major Competitions Update
The NSW Rugby League has advised that the Knock-On Effect NSW Cup has been suspended for a further two weeks, up until and inclusive of the weekend of the 31st July/1st August at least.
This means that Newtown’s projected home game against Western Suburbs on the 24th July has been suspended.
The Newtown Jets have a bye on the weekend of the 31st July/1st August.
The Newtown RLFC has tackled the COVID-19 outbreak by sharing their storied history throughout a number of small towns in regional NSW and Queensland.
You can read all about this act of generosity in this heart-warming, must-read article by Margie McDonald, courtesy of the NSWRL website:
Former Newtown Jets ace halfback Jamie Soward discusses the best five tries scored in the Knock-On Effect NSW Cup competition so far this year.
As it happens, two of the nominated tries were scored by a certain inner-western NSWRL 1908 foundation club:
The 2021 English Rugby League Challenge Cup Final was played early this morning Australia time between St Helens and Castleford, in what was a genuine War of the Roses Lancashire v Yorkshire showdown.
There were four former Newtown Jets players named in the Castleford Tigers squad: backrower Grant Millington, centre Cheyse Blair, front-rower Jesse Sene-Lefao and winger Sosaia Feki.
Grant Millington is in his tenth season at Castleford and is regarded as one of the best ball-playing forwards in the English Super League competition.
Here’s an article about the Castleford RLFC:
The COVID-19 lockdown means you can’t get down to Henson Park for home games – but you can still support the mighty Newtown Jets from home.
Introducing our Jets Super Fan Pack: A case of Henson Park Draught (or a 50/50 case of Henson Park Draught and XPA) and a classic Newtown Jets t-shirt for $99.
Remember that every pack sold means money for our club.
You can order now directly from the Philter Brewery: https://www.philterbrewing.com/