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

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Newtown Jets second-rower Teig Wilton bails up a North Sydney Bears opponent in the Canterbury Cup NSW match played at North Sydney Oval last Sunday. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.
Newtown Jets second-rower Teig Wilton bails up a North Sydney Bears opponent in the Canterbury Cup NSW match played at North Sydney Oval last Sunday. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.

The Jets and Warriors in desperate struggle to remain in finals contention

Both the Newtown Jets and New Zealand Warriors go in with depleted team line-ups for tomorrow’s 18th round Canterbury Cup NSW match at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland.

The NRL partners of both clubs (Cronulla Sharks and the NZ Warriors) clash at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington tonight.

The Cronulla Sharks and Warriors Jersey Flegg teams play in an early curtain-raiser on Saturday morning to the Jets-Warriors game.

Match details:

NSWRL Canterbury Cup NSW – 18th Round

Saturday, 20th July 2019

Mt Smart Stadium

New Zealand Warriors (10th place, 14 points) v Newtown (8th place, 15 points)

Kick-Off: 10.00am (AEST), 12 noon (NZT).

Referee: Kieren Irons

Touch Judges: Chris McMillan and Paki Parkinson

Follow the progress scores on Twitter: https://twitter.com/newtownrlfc

Newtown’s team (as per Thursday’s Big League magazine. There could be further changes):

Latrell Schaumkel, Sione Katoa, Matt Evans, Tyrone Phillips, Tyla Tamou, Luke Polselli, Braydon Trindall, Wes Lolo, Grant Garvey, Jimmy Jolliffe, Teig Wilton, Siosifa Talakai, Daniel Vasquez.

Bench: Josh Carr, Chris Tupou, Kayleb Milne, Greg Eastwood.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

New Zealand Warriors:

Adam Pompey, Lewis Soosemea, Cole Waaka, Blake Ayshford, Selu Tu, Hayze Perham, Adam Keighran, Chris Satae, Tyler Slade, Jackson Frei, Taane Milne, Ligi Sao, Leivaha Pulu.

Bench: Adam Tuimavave-Gerrard, Preston Riki, Clayton Williams, Sean Mullany, King Vuniyayawa.

Coach: Nathan Cayless.

The Newtown RLFC was saddened to hear of the recent passing of Steve Brewster. He was a first class fellow and a tremendous worker for the rugby league game in New Zealand. We extend condolences to his family on their loss.

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This week’s sponsor in focus is – SMI Sports Medicine Institute

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.

Recalling the extraordinary events at ANZ Stadium on Sunday, 6th October 2019

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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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This week we gratefully acknowledge the staunch support of the Coverforce organisation, who have been sponsoring the Newtown RLFC since 2014

Newtown forever - The Class of 1981. Image: Newtown RLFC Archives

1981 Grand Final Re-imagined

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