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And then there were eleven … these Newtown Jets lads all look keen to get their chance to impress in last Saturday’s trial match against Mounties at Henson Park. From the left: Saxon Onur, Vaughan Thistlethwaite, Leigh Higgins, Tyla Tamou, Khalid Deeb, Tesimoni Taliauli, Jordan Galloway, Nesiasi Mataitonga, Justin Faughlin, Tepatasi Fuiavailili, Brent Anderson. Photo: Michael Magee
And then there were eleven … these Newtown Jets lads all look keen to get their chance to impress in last Saturday’s trial match against Mounties at Henson Park. From the left: Saxon Onur, Vaughan Thistlethwaite, Leigh Higgins, Tyla Tamou, Khalid Deeb, Tesimoni Taliauli, Jordan Galloway, Nesiasi Mataitonga, Justin Faughlin, Tepatasi Fuiavailili, Brent Anderson. Photo: Michael Magee

There’s a full program of rugby league at Henson Park tomorrow, Saturday, 18th February

18th February:

9.30am – Tarsha Gale 9’s: Sydney Indigenous Academy v Cronulla Sharks

11.00am – Harold Matthews Cup: Sydney Roosters v Cronulla Sharks

12.30pm – S.G. Ball Cup: Sydney Roosters v Cronulla Sharks

4.00pm – NYC Under 20’s: Cronulla Sharks v Wests Tigers

6.00pm – ISP NSW: Newtown v Wests Tigers.

Newtown’s team for tomorrow evening is:

Fullback: Leigh Higgins; Wingers: Ben Fritz and Jordan Topai; Centres: Haydn Peacock, Matt Evans; Halves: Jason Schirnack, Alec Bush; Lock: Jayden McDonogh; Second-Rowers: Jayden Walker, Kenny Niko; Front-Rowers: Kurt Dillon, Malakai Houma. Hooker: Manaia Cherrington.

Bench:

Brent Anderson, Kurt Kara, Ben Murray, Jaimin Jolliffe, Jordan Galloway, Saulala Houma, Nesiasi Mataitonga, Tyla Tamou

Make your bookings now for the 2017 Newtown Jets season launch.

The launch is proudly sponsored by Deicorp – Built to Deliver.

Date: Tuesday, 28th February 2017

Time: 7.00pm for 7.30pm

Venue: Petersham RSL Club

Cost: $135 per ticket or $1250 for a table of ten

MC: Graeme Hughes

Starring: Australia’s Official Lambassador, Sam Kekovich, with other special guests to be announced.

Dress: Lounge suit or smart casual

RSVP: Wednesday, 22nd February

Contacts: Olga Lauricella on 0412 712 612 or olauricella@newtownjets.com; Stuart McCarthy on 0447 046 516 or smccarthy@newtownjets.com

There will be live and silent auctions on the night.

Everything you need and dare to know about Sam Kekovich:

A naturally gifted entertainer, Slammin’ Sam Kekovich brings a wonderfully satirical, irreverent and hard-hitting brand of humour to any occasion. His lively presentations draw on all his experiences and the characters he has encountered over the last 35 plus years of his involvement in football and life. He delivers guaranteed laughs and edge-of-your-seat stories.

All the bluff and bluster sometimes hides the fact that Sam was a damn good footballer. He started his senior career with the Kangaroos in 1968 and the following year was the top goalkicker with 56 goals and won the club’s best and fairest award. Sam played a key role in the club’s first premiership win in 1975 as second ruckman, contesting boundary throw-ins, in which he won most of the hit outs against Hawthorn’s top player, Don Scott.

After playing 124 VFL games for the Kangaroos and having the occasional run-in with his coaches and the tribunal, Sam retired from top competition in 1978.

Sam’s a natural entertainer and story-teller.

We’re not far away from the start of the 2017 Intrust Super Premiership NSW, in what is Newtown’s 110th season in rugby league football. There’s no better way you can prove your support for the oldest club in Australian rugby league than by taking out a 2017 membership package. There are membership deals on offer to suit all personal circumstances and budgets. Check out this link for all the relevant information:  http://www.newtownjets.com/jets-membership-2017/

And there’s a terrific array of 2017 Newtown Jets clothing and merchandise awaiting your perusal and selection:  www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au

Here are Mario Facchini’s photos from last Saturday’s trial between Newtown and Mounties:  http://mafphotography.blogspot.com.au/2017/02/intrust-super-premiership-2017-trial_12.html?m=1

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Schofield King’s Throwback Thursday: Jets let it Slip

Most Newtown Jets supporters would have seen the black and white version of this photo of the Newtown RLFC NSWRL first grade premiership-winning team of 1943, captained by the mighty Frank “Bumper” Farrell and coached by Arthur Folwell. This colourised version has been kindly supplied by a Newtown Jets supporter named Coll who has done a number of other interesting colourisations as well.

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