Jeff Dickinson-Fox reviews the campaign which saw Melbourne Storm crowned premiers in 2017.
4 days ago
The Newtown Jets have advanced straight into the Preliminary Finals round of the VB NSW Cup, following their 30-16 victory over Windsor in the Qualifying Semi-Final played at Henson Park on Saturday. Upset results in other NSW Cup finals matches, including the minor premiers North Sydney losing to 8th placed Balmain, have ensured the Jets a place in the Preliminary Finals round in two weeks time.
The Newtown-Windsor match was played in unseasonably warm conditions that clearly affected both teams. The Jets looked to be in real trouble when the Wolves dominated possession and territory early in the game, especially when they breezed through some shoddy Newtown on-line defence for the game