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.
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.