The Newtown Jets RLFC held its Annual Presentation Dinner on the evening of Friday, 29th September 2023 at the Petersham RSL Club.
The Newtown Jets hooker and captain Jayden Berrell won the Brian ‘Chicka’ Moore Shield for the Best and Fairest player award for the 2023 season. Jayden is pictured above in possession. (Mario Facchini Photography).
The 2023 Newtown RLFC Presentation Dinner was a well-attended function with club sponsors, officials, staff and players in attendance.
Above: Veteran front-row forward Kurt Dillon won the 2023 Fred Daly Memorial Shield, awarded to the player who is judged to have made the most positive contribution to the club during the year.
Kurt is pictured with the Newtown Jets historian and author Terry Williams (on the right) who acted as the Master of Ceremonies. (Photo: Newtown RLFC Twitter).
Above: Newtown Jets five-eighth and fullback Daniel Atkinson won the Best Back award for 2023. (Mario Facchini Photography).
Above: Newtown Jets lock forward Billy Magoulias (in possession) won the Players’ Player award for 2023. (Mario Facchini Photography).
Above: Jets centre Kayal Iro (with the football) won the 2023 Most Consistent Player Award (Mario Facchini Photography).
Above: The impressive young front-rower Rhys Dakin (with the ball) won the 2023 Most Improved Player award. (Mario Facchini Photography).
Above: The flying winger Samuel Stonestreet was the Top Try-Scorer for Newtown in 2023 with 13 tries. (Mario Facchini Photography).
Above: The Ken Wilson Memorial Shield for the Leading Points Scorer for 2023 was awarded to Mawene Hiroti, with 5 tries and 61 goals for a total of 142 points. (Mario Facchini Photography).
Above: Left edge back-rower Kyle Pickering (with the ball) was a popular choice for the Coach’s Award for 2023. (Mario Facchini Photography).
Member of the Newtown RLFC coaching staff Mick Dabela won the Club Person of the Year Award for 2023.
Newtown RLFC Photographer, Mario Facchini, has covered Jets games and official occasions since 2015 and won this year’s Photography Award. (Newtown RLFC Twitter).
Above: The multi-skilled and hard-working Jayden Berrell (pictured above scoring for the Jets against South Sydney at Redfern Oval) won this year’s Members’ Player of the Year award. (Mario Facchini Photography).
Above: Cronulla-Sutherland’s NRL Head Coach Craig Fitzgibbon spoke very supportively of the rugby league partnership between the Cronulla Sharks and the Newtown Jets. Craig is pictured on the left with Terry Williams at Friday night’s function. (Newtown RLFC Twitter).
Above: Newtown Jets Head Coach George Ndaira (on the left) is pictured being interviewed by Terry Williams on Friday night. (Newtown RLFC Twitter).
Above: The NSW Rugby League has named its 2023 Knock-On Effect NSW Cup Team of the Year, with Newtown’s Kayal Iro winning selection in the team as a centre. (NSWRL Twitter).
Information about 2024 Newtown RLFC memberships; Newtown Jets playing in the 2023 Pacific Championship Series; and a reminder about Newtown RLFC merchandise.
These Newtown Jets players have gained selection in various end of season representative rugby league teams
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.