The Newtown club farewells one of its greatest-ever players

The Newtown RLFC regrets to announce the passing overnight of the former player, team captain and leading first grade points-scorer Ken Wilson. Ken was a product of the Marrickville De La Salle College and the Addison Royals junior rugby league club. He played with the Newtown RLFC from 1970 to 1974; had one season at…

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Season’s Greetings from the Jets

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everybody from everyone at the Newtown Rugby League Football Club. We look forward to the upcoming new season in the NSWRL Knock-On Effect NSW Cup competition, and we will be celebrating our club’s 115th birthday on the 8th January 2023! The 2023 Knock-On Effect NSW Cup draw…

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Everything you need to know about Newtown’s new head coach

George Ndaira steps into the Newtown RLFC Knock-On Effect NSW Cup head coaching position after that coaching job had been very capably filled by Greg Matterson from 2008 to 2022. A St George juniors product, George played as a hooker and halfback with the St George-Illawarra, Sydney Roosters, South Sydney and Newcastle Knights NRL squads…

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Kayal Iro caps a stellar season with more awards

(Article supplied by Margie McDonald from the NSW Rugby League.) A bumper year for Newtown Jets centre Kayal Iro has extended well into the off-season with the 22-year-old picking up three awards at club’s presentation night. The Jets held their post-season gala night in mid-November to give Iro time to return to Sydney from the…

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Here’s some news about a great Newtown RLFC membership promotion – plus the Newtown Jets are going to the 2022 World Cup … and how!

To celebrate the Newtown Jets 2022 Minor Premiership success Takara Jewellery is giving away 10 Newtown Jets 2023 memberships. These are 5 x Spirit of ’43 memberships and 5 x Kids memberships To enter this promotion, email your name, contact details and which membership you would like to go into the draw for to:  takarajewellery@outlook.com…

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Jets second half fightback falls short of victory

The Newtown Jets have bowed out at the Preliminary Final stage of the 2022 Knock-On Effect NSW Cup, after losing 28-26 to Canterbury-Bankstown at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday, 17th September. The Bulldogs had a particularly damaging first half, leading 22-6 after 27 minutes and 26-10 at halftime. Newtown fielded a restructured team with four Cronulla…

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