The Newtown Jets pictured in festive mode after a tough pre-season training session at Mahoney Reserve, South Marrickville. (Photo: Wayne Leong)
The Newtown Jets pictured in festive mode after a tough pre-season training session at Mahoney Reserve, South Marrickville. (Photo: Wayne Leong)

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 has been released and can be accessed on the NSWRL website:

Newtown’s specific programme of matches in 2023 can be viewed here:

Here’s another invitation to either renew your Newtown RLFC membership or to join us as a member for the first time.
Pride, tradition, loyalty and tenacity are the four pillars of Australia’s oldest rugby league football club, the mighty Newtown Jets.

Our members are this club’s lifeblood and we sincerely thank you for your loyalty and previous (and future) support.

There is a wide range of membership packages to suit everybody. Your membership commitment provides vital financial support for our club and lets the players know that you are backing them all the way.

For more information about the various membership packages and a 2023 membership application form please go to:

There’s still time to get on board for this fantastic Newtown Jets Christmas merchandise special.
This offer provides for 20% off the Jets merchandise website price list (excluding jerseys and club memberships) by using this code: JETSXMAS2022

This code is valid from now until 31.12.2022.

The Newtown Jets merchandise website is:

The store address is: 43-45 Carrington Road, Marrickville NSW 2204
Phone: 9052 6980


Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 4.00pm.

George Ndaira pictured in his playing days with the Newtown Jets in 2007 (Photo: Mike Biboudis)

The NSW Rugby League ran this informative article about Newtown’s new head coach, George Ndaira, on their website:

Sam Stonestreet in action for the Newtown Jets in 2022 (Photo: Mario Facchini/mafphotography)

There was also this NSWRL website article about this rising young Cronulla Sharks star Samuel Stonestreet, who has played for the Newtown Jets on numerous occasions in 2021 and 2022:–samuel-stonestreet/

Here is a list of the players in the Newtown Jets 2023 pre-season training squad:
CONTRACTED: Billy Magoulias, Johnny Gabrael, Tyler Slade, Adam Fearnley, Kai Parker, Kyle Pickering, Charbel Tasipale, Wes Lolo, Jordan Leiu, Brad Fearnley, Tom Rodwell, Caleb Uele, Jensen Taumoepeau. TRAIN & TRIAL: Maile Haumono, Trentham Petersen, Marco Talagi, Isaac Longmuir, Jonah Ngaronoa, Rhys Dakin, Tony Maroun, Connor Garrety.

The Newtown RLFC extends sincere condolences to the Newtown RLFC Director Alby Talarico whose father Alberto Talarico passed away recently.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Talarico family at this sad time.

Hard-running centre Nene Macdonald played on numerous occasions for the Newtown Jets in 2021.  Last Sunday Nene was playing for Papua-New Guinea against the Cook Islands in the 2023 Pacific Championships - Pacific Bowl and he scored four tries. (Photo: Mike Magee).

Information about 2024 Newtown RLFC memberships; Newtown Jets playing in the 2023 Pacific Championship Series; and a reminder about Newtown RLFC merchandise.

Kyle Pickering and Daniel Atkinson, Italian rugby league representative team, 7th October 2023 (NSWRL Twitter) crop

These Newtown Jets players have gained selection in various end of season representative rugby league teams

Newtown Jets 2023 Presentation Night bottom image for web post

The Newtown Jets RLFC held its Annual Presentation Dinner on the evening of Friday, 29th September 2023 at the Petersham RSL Club.

Newtown Jets left-edge backrower Kyle Pickering (in possession) about to score at Henson Park on Saturday, 22nd July 2023. Jets fullback Manaia Waitere salutes the crowd after playing a clever role in setting up the try. (Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography)

Newtown RLFC 2023 Presentation Dinner Details

July 22, 2023 - Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia, Kyle Pickering of the Newtown Jets scores his second try of the game during Round 21 of the NSWRL Knock On Effect NSW Cup at Henson Park in Marrickville, New South Wales. (Mario Facchini/mafphotography)

Newtown RLFC 2023 Presentation Night Details

Sunday Sun 603

The Other Premiers of 1943

Australian Mutual Bank
Front of Jersey

Petersham RSL
Back of Jersey

Back of Jersey, Training Gear, Socks

Jersey Minor

John Singleton Group

Schofield King Lawyers

Front of Shorts

The Henson
Back of Shorts

Sydney Park Hotel
Back of Shorts

Sports Medicine Institute
Medical Services & Rehabilitation

Label Plus
Major Sponsor

Arista Technologies
Technology Partner

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.