Newcastle RL fixture released
BY ALEX TIGANI
Many local rugby league fans have already saved the important dates for 2023.
The 2023 Denton Engineering Newcastle Rugby League fixture has been released with some important matchups already highlighted.
Reigning premiers Maitland Pickers, coached by former Greta-Branxton mentor Matt Lantry, will travel to Kurri Kurri to face off against the Bulldogs in Round 1 on Saturday, March 25.
Other opening round match ups include Cessnock vs. South Newcastle, Wyong Roos vs. Macquarie Scorpions, Central Butcher Boys vs. The Entrance Tigers and Northern Hawks vs. Western Rosellas.
After an opening round bye, Lakes United will travel to Maitland to commence their campaign against the Pickers on Saturday, April 1.
|2023 Denton Engineering Newcastle Rugby League dates to remember|
|Saturday, March 25||Round 1: Home games for Cessnock, Kurri Kurri, Wyong Roos, Central Butcher Boys and Northern Hawks.|
|Saturday, May 6||Bye|
|Saturday, May 13||Round 7: First grade grand final rematch between Maitland Pickers and Macquarie Scorpions.|
|Sunday, June 11||Round 11: Maitland Pickers to host Wyong Roos before Kings Birthday public holiday on Monday, June 12.|
|Saturday, July 15||Bye|
|Saturday, August 5||Round 18: Home games for Lakes United, The Entrance Tigers, Western Suburbs, Central Newcastle and South Newcastle.|
|Saturday, September 2||Grand final day.|