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Newtown take on Balmain at North Sydney Oval

Another crucial game for the Newtown Jets this weekend.
Newtown take on Balmain at North Sydney Oval
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Another crucial game for the Newtown Jets this weekend.

NSWRL VB NSW Cup - 21st Round
Sunday, 29th July 2012
North Sydney Oval
Newtown v Balmain
Kick-Off: 12.45pm
This is game 2 of the 2012 Trevor Ryan-Neil Pringle Shield series.

North Sydney plays Western Suburbs at North Sydney Oval on Sunday at 3.00pm, as part of the NSWRL Foundation Cup double-header round.

The referee for the Newtown-Balmain match is David Munro.

The Newtown-Balmain fixture is the NSWRL TV match of the round and will be shown on Fox Sports 2 HD and Fox Sports 2 on Wednesday, August 1st at 4.30pm.

The Jets-Tigers match will be broadcast live on Triple H 100.1 FM on Sunday from 12.45pm and will be live-streamed on and

Here is Newtown's team to play the Tigers:

The NSWRL media team have compiled these VB NSW Cup 21st round match previews:

What more can you say about a newly-published Rugby League book that has on its back cover a photo of Newtown's 1920's Test second-rower Dick Townsend demonstrating an early form of the Grapple Tackle? Malcolm Andrews' new book Hardmen, published by Allen & Unwin, tells the story of Rugby League's roughest, toughest and most courageous players. Several Newtown players have their own chapters in this book ? Herbert "Nutsy" Bolt, Brian Clay, Frank "Bumper" Farrell, Peter Kelly, Herb Narvo and Tom Raudonikis, plus many other chapters on the game's toughest characters from Australia, New Zealand, England, Wales and France. Malcolm is a great friend of the Newtown Jets club and he has given a tremendous amount of column space to this club in his weekly articles in the UK Rugby League Express. Read more about Hardmen on this link:, and listen to Malcolm Andrews being interviewed about his book on ABC Radio National:

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