Vale Bruce Wright
The Newtown RLFC extends sincere condolences to the family and friends of the late Bruce Wright, who passed away last Sunday, 13th September, after a long illness.
Bruce was a Director of the Newtown RLFC from 1978 to 1994, including that dark period of 1984 to 1990 when the club didn’t field a Rugby League team.
He was also a Life Member of the Newtown Rugby League Football Club.
Bruce had a long career in the NSW Fire Brigade and received a Commissioner’s commendation for his years of dedicated service.
His funeral service was held at the South Chapel at Woronora Crematorium, Linden Street, Sutherland at 11.00am, Saturday, 19th September.
Australia’s oldest rugby league football club celebrates its 115th birthday on Sunday, 8th January 2023
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.