SG Ball Jets Ready for Semi Showdown

The Newtown Jets have qualified for the 2009 SG Ball Cup semi-final series, and now go into a knockout semi-final against the Balmain Tigers at Penrith next Saturday.

The Jets were dealt a stern lesson as to what might lie ahead in the upcoming finals series when they were thrashed 40-14 by competition heavyweights Parramatta in the ninth and final competition round of the SG Ball Cup. The Eels had the game well in hand with a commanding 28-4 halftime lead and punished Newtown