Jets Kick-Start the New Season

The Newtown Jets easily accounted for North Sydney 38-6 in the NSW Cup trial match played in extremely wet conditions at Henson Park on Saturday evening.

Newtown had supplied four players to the Sydney Roosters for their NRL trial match in North Queensland on Friday night, with the Jets only using a total of 18 players against the Bears.

Jets coach Greg Matterson cautioned Newtown supporters against getting overly-excited about a comfortable trial match win in early February. He noted that all of these players have a lot of Rugby League in front of them between now and early October, and that trial match results are long forgotten once the competition rounds get underway.

Matterson was still pleased with several aspects of his squad