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1981 Grand Final Re-imagined:
Newtown vs. Parramatta
Sunday 26th September, 3pm

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Newtown five-eighth Josh Cleeland is pictured about to fire out a pass when the Jets and the New Zealand Warriors last met at Henson Park back on the 18th June. The Jets defeated the then-competition leaders 38-6 that day and no doubt all  Newtown supporters will be hoping for a repeat performance out at Penrith on Sunday evening. Photo: Michael Magee
Newtown five-eighth Josh Cleeland is pictured about to fire out a pass when the Jets and the New Zealand Warriors last met at Henson Park back on the 18th June. The Jets defeated the then-competition leaders 38-6 that day and no doubt all Newtown supporters will be hoping for a repeat performance out at Penrith on Sunday evening. Photo: Michael Magee

The Jets and New Zealand Warriors go into an elimination semi-final this Sunday evening

The teams who finished 4th and 5th on this year’s Intrust Super Premiership NSW final competition table will meet in a sudden-death semi-final on Sunday. The Jets were beaten 30-12 by the minor premiers Mounties in a qualifying final last Saturday, and the Warriors saw off Penrith 21-14 in an elimination final at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland last Sunday.

This Newtown-Warriors match is being televised live on Fox Sports One on Sunday from 6.30pm, and it is also being broadcast live by the Steele Sports team on www.steelesports.com.au

NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership NSW

Elimination Semi-Final

Sunday, 11th September 2016

Pepper Stadium, Penrith

Newtown v New Zealand Warriors

Kick-Off: 6.35pm.

Referee: Jon Stone.

Touch Judges: John Woods and Mitchell Stone.

Newtown’s team for Sunday evening is:

Jaline Graham, Travis Robinson, Keenan Yorston, Matt Evans, Jacob Gagan, Josh Cleeland, Fa’amanu Brown, Junior Roqica, Matt McIlwrick (Capt), Saulala Houma, Malakai Houma, Anthony Moraitis, Jason Schirnack.

Interchange: Kurt Dillon, Kurt Kara, Harrison Muller, Kenny Niko, Corin Smith, Brent Anderson.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

And the New Zealand Warriors team is:

Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad, Henare Wells, George Carmont, Matt Allwood, Ken Maumalo, Ata Hingano, Mason Lino (Capt), James Gavet, Nathaniel Roache, Toafofoa Sipley, John Palavi, Shaun Lane, Jazz Tevaga.

Interchange: James Bell, Upu Poching, Patrick Sipley, Viliami Kaveinga, Erin Clark, Marata Niukore.

Coach: Stacey Jones.

This excellent article on Newtown Jets winger (and the club’s leading try-scorer for 2016) Jacob Gagan is from the NSWRL website:  http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2016/09/08/fresh_faces_going_pl.html

Courtesy of the NSWRL, here are the highlights from Saturday’s qualifying final:  http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2016/09/08/highlights_intrust_s.html

How the Cooks River Valley Times covered last Saturday’s Jets-Mounties match on pages 19 and 20 of this week’s issue:  http://bit.ly/2cGB2BF

How the NSWRL has previewed this Sunday evening’s match between the Jets and the Warriors:  http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2016/09/07/preview_newtown_v_nz.html

Gary Sutherland’s photos from the Newtown-Mounties match:  http://www.pbase.com/gsphotography/newtown_vs_mounties_final030916&page=all

And Mario Facchini’s photos: http://mafphotography.blogspot.com/2016/09/intrust-super-premiership-2016-finals.html?spref=tw

Alofa Alofa is well remembered as Newtown’s dashing fullback in our 2012 NSWRL NSW Cup premiership-winning team. Alofa switched to Rugby Union in 2013 and represented the NSW Waratahs and his homeland Samoa, and then moved into the French Top 14 Rugby Union competition. He has just signed a new deal with the Harlequins Rugby Union club in London.

There might not be any more Newtown Jets home game occasions at Henson Park for the rest of 2016, but there is still an excellent range of Newtown Jets clothing and merchandise on sale. You can select and buy your new clothing and merchandise directly from Olga by calling 0412 712 612 or emailng: olga@labelplus.com.au . And of course you can also buy Newtown Jets clothing and merchandise online by going to: www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au

The annual Dulwich Hill Fair is on this Sunday, 11th September from 10.00am to 4.00pm in the Dulwich Hill Village Centre in Marrickville Road. The Newtown Jets clothing and merchandise marquee will be there open for business. If you’re going to this very popular inner-western community event, call in and say hello at the Jets marquee and make a selection from the great range of merchandise on sale.

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Chris Lane’s panoramic shot of ANZ Stadium after fulltime on the 6th October captures the unbridled elation of the Newtown Jets after their astounding last-minute victory.

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This week the Newtown RLFC pays tribute to the tremendous support given to our club by The Henson, conveniently located close to our home ground, Henson Park

Tom Raudonikis celebrates after scoring a try in the 1981 NSWRL Grand Final (colourised by thefootydog@mail.com)

Remembering forty years ago ….

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