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Newtown v Canterbury @ Henson Park 24/03/12

The Jets return to Henson Park this Saturday following the $1.
Newtown v Canterbury @ Henson Park 24/03/12
by NRL

The Jets return to Henson Park this Saturday following the $1.1 Million refurbishment project substantially funded by the Federal Government.

The Federal Member for Grayndler and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Anthony Albanese MP, will be on hand to officially open the newly-refurbished ground, along with the Mayor of Marrickville, Councillor Morris Hanna.

Saturday's match is a celebration of the nil-all draw achieved 30 years ago between Newtown and Canterbury - the only scoreless game in NSWRL/NRL premiership history.

NSWRL VB NSW Cup - 4th Round
Saturday, 24th March 2012
Henson Park
Newtown v Canterbury-Bankstown
Kick-Off: 3.00pm.

Curtain-Raisers: Harold Matthews and SG Ball junior representative fixtures between the Sydney Roosters and Illawarra commencing at 11.30am.

Here is Newtown's team to take on the Bulldogs:

It will be anything but a picnic on Saturday - the Bulldogs have won the NSW Cup premiership for the past three years and are currently undefeated in the 2012 season. The Newtown RLFC sends out a clarion call to all supporters to get along to Henson Park in big numbers on Saturday for what really is an auspicious occasion in the history of both the club and the ground.

The Orient Express, the Trans-Siberian and the Chattanooga Choo Choo have got nothing whatsoever on the Bumper Farrell Express. Read more about this great railway and sporting experience set down for the June long weekend:

No doubt after Saturday many more people will be inspired to take out Newtown RLFC memberships and to help keep the oldest club in Australian Rugby League financially stable and competitive into the future. Here's how you can become a member:

The Newtown RLFC merchandise outlets will be open at Henson Park on Saturday. Don't miss the chance to make your selection from all the terrific Jets merchandise items and streetware for the 2012 season.

For those who can't get to Henson Park on Saturday, you can listen to the live broadcast on Triple H 100.1 FM from 3.00pm or catch the game live-streamed on

1982 Nil All Draw Newtown v Canterbury Match Stats

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