Newtown Jets impact forward Malakai Houma is pictured in action against the Newcastle Knights at Hunter Stadium on Saturday. Photo: Gary Sutherland Photography
Newtown Jets impact forward Malakai Houma is pictured in action against the Newcastle Knights at Hunter Stadium on Saturday. Photo: Gary Sutherland Photography

The Jets take on the ISP NSW front-runners and Canberra Raiders partnership club, Mounties, this Saturday

The Jets took Mounties to the wire when they met at Henson Park back in round 10 – and the result of this Saturday’s 23rd round match is crucial for the Jets in their quest for a top four position.

NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership NSW – 23rd Round

Saturday, 13th August 2016

Aubrey Keech Reserve, Hinchinbrook

Mounties (currently in first place on 38 points) v Newtown (in fifth place on 29 points)

Kick-Off: 3.00pm.

This match will be broadcast live by Steele Sports on: www.steelesports.com.au

Referee: Damian Briscoe

Touch Judges: Mitchell Stone and Mathew Damaso.

Newtown’s team:

Jaline Graham, Corin Smith, Kenny Niko, Lachlan Stein, Jacob Gagan, Josh Cleeland, Fa’amanu Brown, Jason Schirnack, Anthony Moraitis, Kurt Capewell, Jesse Sene-Lefao, Matt McIlwrick, Junior Roqica.

Interchange:
Kurt Dillon, Kurt Kara, Harrison Muller, Saulala Houma, Arana Taumata, Malakai Houma.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

Mounties:

Zachary Santo, Kato Ottio, Patrick Mataele, Brent Naden, Alofi Mataele, Maurice Kennedy, Sam Williams, Shaun Fensom, Scott Sorensen, Jarred Kennedy, Rhys Kennedy, Sam Duggan, Willy Mataka.

Interchange:

Jarrod Bracken hofer, Mitchell Kennedy, Royce Hunt, Jacob Mayer.

Coach: Steve Antonelli.

Now on the NSWRL website – the ISP NSW competition table after 22 rounds, plus the competition’s leading points-scorers and try-scorers:  http://live.nswrl.com.au/comp/197

Other ISP NSW games in Round 23:

Penrith v Wyong; Canterbury Bulldogs v New Zealand Warriors; North Sydney v Illawarra Cutters; Wests Tigers v Wentworthville; Newcastle Knights v Manly-Warringah.

There are still tickets available for Controversy Corner Revisited 2 on Tuesday, 16th August at the Petersham RSL Club. For full information and booking details go to:

http://www.newtownjets.com/an-evening-of-confrontation-bombast-tautology-and-most-of-all-controversy/

Last Wednesday night’s showing of Broke at the Dendy Cinema in Newtown attracted a sell-out crowd, and the lead actor Steve Le Marquand was in attendance and provided an entertaining Q & A segment.

Two of Newtown’s top performers this season, Kurt Capewell and Josh Cleeland, featured in an interesting article in the Ipswich daily newspaper, the Queensland Times, earlier this week. You can read the article on this link:

http://www.qt.com.au/news/from-ipswich-to-newtown-jets-duo-still-impressing/3074636/

And here is how the Cooks River Valley Times (Wednesday, 10th August, page 15) covered last Saturday’s thrilling win over the Newcastle Knights:  http://bit.ly/2blPUJk

These highlight clips of all the games in Round 22 of the ISP NSW, including all the tries from the Newtown-Knights match, are now on the NSWRL website: http://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2016/08/11/highlights_intrust_s.html

And here are Gary Sutherland’s photos from Hunter Stadium last Saturday:  http://www.pbase.com/gsphotography/newtown_vs_newcastle_060816&page=all

Now we’re into the middle of August and there is an excellent range of Newtown Jets clothing and merchandise on sale. You can select and buy your new clothing and merchandise directly from Olga and her highly-competent sales staff at Henson Park home games. You can of course also buy Newtown Jets clothing and merchandise online by going to: www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au

And here is another Newtown RLFC quiz:

Fifty years ago Newtown played Manly-Warringah in the 1966 NSWRL first grade minor semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Name the Newtown RLFC first grade team coach in 1966, and also any four players who played first grade for Newtown in the 1966 season.

The first correct entry received at jets@newtownjets.com will receive an item of top-quality 2016 Newtown Jets clothing or merchandise.

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Newtown RLFC Assistant Coach Tony Barnes talks with the Jets players at the first break during Saturday's trial match at the Morry Breen Field, Wyong. Photo: Steven Russo

Jets late try snatches victory from the Knights

Image: Steven Russo

Birthday greetings to the mighty Newtown Rugby League Football Club!

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Best wishes for Christmas and for 2024 from the Newtown Jets to all of our members, supporters and friends in the world of Rugby League football.

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Newtown Jets Garage Sale / Fan Day on Saturday, 25th November at Henson Park – plus a special pre-Christmas Trading Day on Saturday, 2nd December at 43-45 Carrington Road, Marrickville!

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.

Australian Mutual Bank
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Petersham RSL
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Deicorp
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Invisi-Gard
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John Singleton Group
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Schofield King Lawyers
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Coverforce
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The Henson
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Sydney Park Hotel
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Sports Medicine Institute
Medical Services & Rehabilitation

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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.