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Scoring a tough win over the Penrith Panthers last weekend, the Newtown Jets head to the Hunter to take on the Newcastle Knights in a battle of contrasting form and fortunes.

Sitting on the cusp of the ISP's all-important top four, the Jets will square off with the reigning Premiers, who have struggled to replicate their form of the last season.

The unnamed Fa'amanu Brown is expected to make a return to action for the Jets with James Maloney's inclusion into the Sharks' NRL side, which will be a welcomed boost for the Blue Baggers.

Brown bagged a double at Henson Park last weekend, as fellow Shark Kurt Capewell slotted two goals from as many attempts to see the side home by two points. 

Sharks and Jets supporters can tune into see all the action of the match, with the Round 22 clash to be broadcast live on Fox Sports, Channel 501.


NSWRL Intrust Super Premiership NSW – 22nd Round

Saturday, 6th August 2016

Hunter Stadium, Newcastle

Newtown (in 5th place on 27 competition points) v Newcastle Knights (in 12th place on 8 competition points)

Kick-Off: 12.40pm.

Referee: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski.

Touch Judges: Darian Furner and Benjamin Teague.

Newtown Jets:

Jaline Graham, Travis Robinson, Kurt Capewell, Matt Evans, Jacob Gagan, Josh Cleeland, Arana Taumata, Junior Roqica, Matt McIlwrick, Jesse Sene-Lefao, Malakai Houma, Jason Schirnack, Kurt Kara.             

Interchange: Kurt Dillon, Harrison Muller, Saulala Houma, Corin Smith, Kenny Niko.

Coach: Greg Matterson.

Newcastle Knights:

Bryce Donovan, Ken Tofilau, Ryan Walker, Tyme Dow-Nikau, Dean Kouka-Smith, Jaelen Feeney, Will Pearsall, Jamayne Taunoa-Brown, Eddie Tuilotolava, Sam Stone, Tyrone Amey, Tom Satling, Jayden Butterfield.

Interchange: Jack McNamara, Kurt Aldridge, Bradie Smith, Sam Bernstrom.

Coach: Matt Lantry.   

Acknowledgement of Country

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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