A late season surge, which saw the Newtown Jets win four of their last five games to climb into the top eight, sees them take on Mounties in a sudden-death Canterbury Cup finals clash at Campbelltown on Saturday.
After losing six of their first seven games of the season, it was all doom and gloom for the Jets, however they responded during the middle and later part of the year, to where they now head into the finals as one of the form teams in the competition.
The Jets finished the regular season in seventh place, with Mounties sixth.
The two teams have met twice this year and have shared the spoils, the Jets winning their most recent encounter, while Mounties were successful way back in round two.
The game will be one of two Canterbury Cup finals, as well as two Jersey Flegg playoff games, set down for Campbelltown on Saturday.
The Jets and Mounties kick off at 12.45pm, with the Sharks taking on the Raiders in Flegg Final at 2.45pm to follow.
See below the Newtown team list and the weekend schedule of Canterbury Cup Finals matches.
Canterbury Cup Team List – Finals Week 1
Jets v Mounties
Saturday, September 7
Kick-off – 12.45pm
1 Will Kennedy
2 Sione Katoa
3 Aaron Gray
4 Jackson Ferris
5 Tyrone Phillips
6 Jack A Williams (C)
7 Braydon Trindall
8 Wes Lolo
9 Scott Sorensen
10 Jaimin Jolliffe
11 Toby Rudolf
12 Siosifa Talakai
13 Teig Wilton
15 Matt Evans
17 Daniel Vasquez
18 Luke Polselli
23 Grant Garvey
24 Josh Carr
25 Greg Eastwood
Saturday 7 September
Canterbury Cup NSW (elimination): 10:45am - Penrith Panthers (5th) v Wentworthville Magpies (8th) FOX
Canterbury Cup NSW (elimination): 12:45pm – Mounties (6th) v Newtown Jets (7th) FOX
Sunday 8 September
Canterbury Cup NSW: 1:10pm - St George Illawarra Dragons (1st) v Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs (4th) CH9
Canterbury Cup NSW: 3:15pm - South Sydney Rabbitohs (2nd) v North Sydney Bears (3rd)