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1981 Grand Final Re-imagined:
Newtown vs. Parramatta
Sunday 26th September, 3pm

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Daniel Vasquez is pictured leading the renowned Newtown Jets Victory Chorus at the Mayoral Civic Reception held at the Petersham RSL Club on the evening of Wednesday, 9th October 2019. Daniel makes his NRL playing debut with the Cronulla Sharks against the Canberra Raiders this Saturday evening (26th September). The entire Newtown Jets rugby league community sends hearty congratulations to Daniel and wishes him well on this big occasion. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.
Daniel Vasquez is pictured leading the renowned Newtown Jets Victory Chorus at the Mayoral Civic Reception held at the Petersham RSL Club on the evening of Wednesday, 9th October 2019. Daniel makes his NRL playing debut with the Cronulla Sharks against the Canberra Raiders this Saturday evening (26th September). The entire Newtown Jets rugby league community sends hearty congratulations to Daniel and wishes him well on this big occasion. Photo: Michael Magee Photography.

This Sunday is a huge day in the history of the Glebe Dirty Reds, plus other pertinent rugby league news items

Daniel Vasquez was a popular team member in both of Newtown’s title-winning teams last year.

This week he has received the honour of winning selection in the Cronulla Sharks NRL team to play the Canberra Raiders on Saturday evening (26th September).

Here’s footage from the Sharks team meeting when Daniel received the news:  https://www.sharks.com.au/news/2020/09/25/vasquez-to-make-sharks-debut/

Best wishes to Daniel on his NRL debut from everyone at the Newtown RLFC.

Sunday’s NSWRL President’s Cup Grand Final between the Glebe Dirty Reds and the Maitland Pickers is to be live streamed.

Full details of the coverage on Sunday afternoon from 3.30pm is on this link:  https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2020/09/25/nswrl-grand-finals-to-be-live-streamed/

Match details for Sunday:
NSWRL President’s Cup – Grand Final

Sunday, 27th September 2020

Bankwest Stadium, Parramatta
Glebe Dirty Reds (Newtown’s partnership club) v Maitland Pickers

Kick-Off: 3.30pm.

Courtesy of the NSWRL website, here’s an article on how the Glebe Dirty Reds have advanced into the President’s Cup Grand Final:
https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2020/09/25/road-to-finals–glebe-burwood-wolves/

Newtown’s partnership club, the Glebe Dirty Reds, have powered their way into the 2020 NSWRL President’s Cup Grand Final:
The Glebe Dirty Reds, the foundation rugby league club that was out of existence between 1930 and 2015 and was then revived in 2016, has swept into the 2020 NSWRL President’s Cup grand final.
The legendary old club that simply would not lie down won a thrilling qualifying final against fellow 1908 foundation club, North Sydney, at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday afternoon.
The score was tied up at 6-all with just thirteen minutes left to play, but the Dirty Reds overpowering domination of possession and territorial advantage eventually made the vital difference.
Glebe added three converted tries and a penalty goal to record a handsome 26-6 victory.
The Dirty Reds will play the pride of the country rugby league, Maitland Pickers, in the NSWRL President’s Cup grand final at Bankwest Stadium on Sunday, 27th September, at 3.30pm.
Glebe won the NSWRL Challenge Cup (a state-wide senior rugby league knockout series) several weeks ago when they crushed Wentworthville 53-16 at Henson Park.
The Dirty Reds have every intention of adding to their trophy tally when they confront the Maitland Pickers at Bankwest Stadium this Sunday.

There are several Newtown Jets identities in the Glebe Dirty Reds grand final team named for this Sunday:
Jacob Gagai, Jonah Ngaronoa, Addison Demetriou, John Olive, Honeti Tuha, Sitiveni Moceidreke, Liam Coleman, Wesley Lolo, Jackson Garlick (Captain), Thomas Hazelton, Matt Stimson, Myles Taueli, Brock Gray.
Interchange:
Trent Toelau, Duwanye Mariner, Sione Afemui, Kemueli Seru.
Reserves:
Ethan Natoli, Patrice Siolo, Lorenzo Mulitalo.
Coach:
Aaron Zammit.

Tickets are still on sale for Sunday’s President’s Cup Grand Final at Bankwest Stadium.
Use this link: https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2020/09/20/tickets-on-sale-for-nswrl-grand-final-gala-day/

Here are the highlights from last weekend’s NSWRL President’s Cup grand final qualifiers, including the Glebe Dirty Reds v North Sydney Bears match played at Leichhardt Oval last Saturday:
https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2020/09/21/highlights–presidents-cup-fw1/

This week’s NSWRL website feature Throwback Thursday paid tribute to the tremendous career of Greg Eastwood:
https://www.nswrl.com.au/news/2020/09/24/throwback-thursday-greg-eastwood-canterbury-bankstown-bulldogs-canterbury-cup-nsw-nrl/

Several ex-Newtown players are playing with the Cronulla-Caringbah Sharks in the NSWRL Sydney Shield grand final on Sunday, including:
Brent Anderson, Nesiasi Mataitonga, Jacob Gagan and Ryan King.
Cronulla-Caringbah plays Ryde-Eastwood on Sunday at Bankwest Stadium at 11.00am.

This week’s Newtown Jets Members Badge Draw winner was Pero Stojanovski, Membership Number 934.

Well done to 2019 Henson Park crowd favourite Ronaldo Mulitalo who is a contender for the prestigious Ken Stephen Medal in 2020:
Use this link for more information: https://www.nrl.com/news/2020/09/24/community-comes-first-for-sharks-humble-ken-stephen-medal-nominee-ronaldo/
Ronaldo’s brother Lorenzo is the Glebe Dirty Reds grand final squad for Sunday.

Dr Robert Redfield, the well-respected director of the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, has testified that mask wearing may be a more effective protection against coronavirus than the potential vaccine that is still on the far horizon.

Why not take the good Doctor’s advice and purchase a Newtown Jets face-mask to maximise your protection in these dangerous times – and also help Keep The Jets Flying.

Stay safe and make sure you wear a Newtown Jets-branded face mask!

As with all health decisions, please consult with your trusted medical professional to determine compatibility with your personal situation if you are seeking a face-mask to wear in relation to medical issues.

We make no medical claims with regard to the usage of these masks.

These are comfortable, washable and reusable face-masks with 3 layers of 150 GSM protective cotton and spandex material comprising 95% cotton and 5% spandex; two black elastic straps secure it in place around the ears.

Newtown Jets face-masks are available for sale through the Newtown Jets clothing website:

https://www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au/product/newtown-jets-face-mask/ This September has been officially designated as Father’s Month at the Newtown Jets clothing and merchandise website, and you can get 25% off the full price for caps and t-shirts for the entirety of September 2020!
Go to: www.newtownjetsclothing.com.au to take advantage of this terrific Father’s Month offer.

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This week’s sponsor in focus is – SMI Sports Medicine Institute

Chris Lane’s panoramic shot of ANZ Stadium after fulltime on the 6th October captures the unbridled elation of the Newtown Jets after their astounding last-minute victory.

Recalling the extraordinary events at ANZ Stadium on Sunday, 6th October 2019

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This week the Newtown RLFC pays tribute to the tremendous support given to our club by The Henson, conveniently located close to our home ground, Henson Park

Tom Raudonikis celebrates after scoring a try in the 1981 NSWRL Grand Final (colourised by thefootydog@mail.com)

Remembering forty years ago ….

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This week we gratefully acknowledge the staunch support of the Coverforce organisation, who have been sponsoring the Newtown RLFC since 2014

Newtown forever - The Class of 1981. Image: Newtown RLFC Archives

1981 Grand Final Re-imagined

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