Jets

ROUND 12 - SATURDAY 25TH MAY

 3:00pm

         Henson Park            (Wilson Blacklock Cup)

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Schofield King’s Throwback Thursday: Sea Eagles Swoop Late

Seeing as 2021 marks 40 years since our club’s remarkable charge to the 1981 NSWRFL Grand Final, this year Schofield King’s Throwback Thursday will focus exclusively on that season.

Each week we’ll revisit the fixture from the corresponding round in a series of articles that we hope will take our long-time fans on a fun journey down memory lane, while also educating our newer fans on our club’s illustrious history.


ROUND 16

The Newtown Jets were left to rue a poor second-half showing during a disappointing 10-all with Manly at Henson Park.

Newtown dominated the opening proceedings and looked set to chalk up two easy competition points after soft tries to Mick Ryan and Graeme O’Grady gave them a 10-0 lead at the break.

However, a piece of tactical genius from Manly skipper Max Krilich ultimately turned the game in the Sea Eagles’ favour. After being behind in the scrums 8-6 during the first half, Krilich suggested coach Ray Ritchie move Kiwi Mark Broadhurst from the second row to prop in place of Mark Willoughby.

The move paid dividends with Manly dominating the scrums 10-4 during the second term and subsequently dominating possession. Simon Booth got the Sea Eagles back in the game when he scored in the 60th minute, while Eadie’s 67th-minute penalty got them within three points.

Then, with less than a minute left on the clock, Krilich won a scrum in the Manly quarter. Booth then outpaced the Newtown defence before linking up with Stuart Davis, who scored the match-levelling try.

Newtown 10 (M.Ryan, G.O’Grady tries; K.Wilson 2 goals) drew with Manly (S.Booth, S.Davis tries; G.Eadie 2 goals)


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

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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

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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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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.