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VB NSW CUP GRAND FINAL PREVIEW
Newtown Jets Vs Balmain Ryde-Eastwood Tigers
ANZ Stadium, Sunday, September 30
Referee: Matt Noyen
Broadcast: 2GB Continuous Call Team (Link available via the www.nswrl.com.au Broadcast page)
Broadcast: ABC Grandstand Radio (Link available via the www.nswrl.com.au Broadcast page)
Broadcast: LIVE TV coverage on Channel Nine from 12pm
Broadcast: @NSWRL Twitter Game-Cast (#VBNSWCupGF)
Summary: Two foundation clubs face off in a 2012 VB NSW Cup decider which very few predicted. Newtown finished the season in seventh and Balmain Ryde-Eastwood snuck into the Final Series in eighth.
What adds to the intrigue is that both sides came into the post season in a patch of rough form. Paul Fletcher