The Jets might not be playing – but there’s still plenty of Newtown RLFC news flying around the Internet …
Freelance journalist Matt Cleary did a great piece on the Today’s Tale website about going to a North Sydney versus Newtown match at North Sydney Oval some years ago:
Former NSW State of Origin representative Jamie Soward, who played with the Newtown Jets in 2006 and 2006, did this interview for nswrl.com.au recently with Jets crowd favourite Will Kennedy:
And NSWRL media staff member Andre Cupido did this interview with the classy young hooker Blayke Brailey:
This talented young man (who also featured in last year’s Canterbury Cup and State Championship triumphs) makes his NRL debut with the Cronulla Sharks this weekend:
Here’s a quality piece by the esteemed rugby league historian Terry Williams on the two NSWRL foundation clubs who meet tomorrow (25th July) at Henson Park for the first time in 91 years:
Get on board for the latest additions to the top-quality Newtown Jets clothing and accessories catalogue …
Keep warm this winter with the latest addition to Newtown’s clothing range, the Jets Collegiate jumper (available in Grey Marle and Black colours, and in Small to 2XL sizes):
Help Keep the Jets Flying by purchasing your very own Newtown Jets car flag – the perfect accessory to show your support:
Grab yourself the latest Keep the Jets Flying stubbie holder to keep your beverages icy cool:
Never get locked out again! Purchase the latest Keep the Jets Flying key-ring to show your allegiance to the famous Royal Blue cause:
Step out in fine style with the latest Keep the Jets Flying t-shirt – the fashion item that no-one should be without (available in both Royal Blue and Black):
And this week’s Members Badge Draw winner (drawn on Tuesday, 21st July) is Ian Scott, Member Number 91.
This week’s prize is a signed copy of Taking It To The Streets – The Second Life of the Newtown RLFC by Glen Dwyer along with a copy of club historian Terry Williams’ Through Blue Eyes – A Pictorial History of Newtown RLFC, a Newtown Jets cap and two Jets stubby holders.
And here are the details of today’s NSWRL matches at Henson Park:
NSWRL President’s Cup
Saturday, 25th July 2020
Glebe Dirty Reds v North Sydney Bears
These two clubs, both founded in 1908, have not played each other in an official NSWL competition match since 1929!
Newtown Jets supporters please note – there will be several familiar faces running around tomorrow at Henson Park in the famous maroon and white strip of the Glebe Dirty Reds.
NSWRL Sydney Shield
Saturday, 25th July 2020
Sydney University v Belrose Eagles
Henson Park gates open tomorrow at: 11.30am
Entry: $10.00. Kids under 16 free.
Please maintain 1.5 metres social distancing at all times.
Please keep spreading the word and encouraging people to join the Keep the Jets Flying Campaign.
For an outlay of $100.00, you will be given access to Jets memorabilia that will last you a lifetime.
It will enable you to relive time and again what was one of the greatest year’s in this club’s history – the truly remarkable 2019 season.
You can relive the majestic glories of last season when you JOIN HERE .
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.