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/
Best wishes for Christmas and for 2024 from the Newtown Jets to all of our members, supporters and friends in the world of Rugby League football.
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!
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.