hunder was never allowed to warm up by a blistering Canberra side in NEAFL’s Round 11 on Saturday night, going down to the Demons by 65 points, 6.13 (49) to 17.12 (114).
Coach Tim Weatherald was pleased with the win, particularly because of the way his charges responded to the challenging conditions.
Personally, having speculation of an ‘axe’ hanging over you is hard to read, and even more difficult for my family to pick up and see.
Michael Mummery will line up in his first Thunder game for 2018 after playing for the U18 National Allies team last week.
Amy Chittick, Courtney Cramey, Kristy Irvine, Jenna McCormick, Lauren Motlop and Katie Streader will make their debut for ThunderW this weekend against Carlton in Melbourne.
Thunder – fresh from its third loss in a row – will play Canberra – fresh from winning three successive games for the first time in its history – at UNSW Oval in Canberra on Saturday night.
NT Thunder travels to the northern Melbourne suburb of Craigieburn this weekend to try and ram home its undefeated start to the season against Carlton in Round 6 of the VFL W.
Cameron Glover is the only player to join the list this week with a one week leg injury while for the women’s Lateesha Jeffrey is still the sole player on their injury list.
NT Thunder has battled hard in an attempt to turn its stuttering form around but still gone down by 37 points to archrival Aspley in NEAFL’s Round 10.
After any loss, some soul searching happens.
NT Thunder Football Club congratulates NEAFL assistant coaches Ryan Ayres and Peter “Scruba” Leonard on their recent appointments to head coaching roles at NTFL clubs, Waratah and Wanderers.
“Aspley is our long-time traditional rival, and we are fully focused on going out there to play our best brand of football and come away with the win.
Thunder is hoping to snap its current losing streak at two losses and will be attempting to do so where it won in Round 2.
No new additions to the VFL Women’s injury list however there are a few of the NEAFL players require assessment after Saturday’s clash.
The Crows have retained its core AFLW talent, with a further eight current NT Thunder VFL W players – including NT-product and Thunder vice-captain Sally Riley – signing on for 2019.