IN what was one of the Newtown clubs most satisfying victories since joining the NSWRL First Division competition, the Jets defeated Canberra 30-28 in an absolute thriller at Henson Park last Saturday afternoon. This result was a colossal turnaround from the 54-0 mauling that the Raiders dished out to the Jets in the opening competition round back in early April.
RESULTS of matches played at Henson Park on Saturday, June 8th.
COLD Comfort For Jets After Narrow Loss To Wests
THE Newtown Jets paid big time for a sub-standard first half in yesterday's First Division match against St. George-Illawarra at Aussie Stadium. The Jets' woes were compounded by a savage injury toll, with three players suffering serious injuries. Trailing by 34-4 at halftime, Newtown showed considerable fighting qualities to contain what might have been a total rout, eventually going down to the Dragons by 50-14.
THE Newtown Jets scored their first win in the 2002 NSWRL First Division competition, in defeating the Central Coast Bears 36-24 at Northpower Stadium on Friday night. The Jets gave their travelling supporters plenty of anxious moments before securing victory in the final five minutes of play.
IN what was a heartbreaking afternoon for Newtown players and supporters, the Jets lost both their First Division and Metropolitan Cup Rugby League matches in the final minutes of play at Henson Park on Saturday.