The NT Thunder Football Club is pleased to announce the formation of the Selection Committee for its Team of the Decade.
The Committee will convene on Wednesday 28th February where the selection criteria will be set.
The seven-person selection committee consists of:
Peter Atkinson – Inaugural NT Thunder Team Manager 2009 – 2011. Many years of involvement with coaching and team managing NT teams from junior to senior level.
Michael Barfoot – AFLNT historian and AFLNT Team of the Century researcher.
Lincoln Jenkin – Inaugural board member of NT Thunder and Chairman from 2012 – current. Current AFLNT Board Member.
Charlie King – Notable Territory figure and NEAFL/NTFL/AFL sports commentator for radio and TV.
Grey Morris – Experienced and distinguished The NT News sports reporter.
Stuart Totham – Inaugural NT Thunder CEO 2009 – 2011. Current AFLNT Chief Operating Officer.
Darryl Window – Inaugural Thunderstruck coterie group founder. Foundation Member.
The selected team and coach will be announced in a special ceremony at the NT Thunder Team of the Decade Gala Ball which will be held on Saturday 23 June in Darwin.
The 2018 NT Thunder NEAFL team will wear a special commemorative 10-year anniversary guernsey throughout their seasons. The guernsey will have the name on it of every Thunder player who has taken the field for the team since its first game in 2009.
Committee member and current AFLNT Chief Operating Officer Stuart Totham said Thunder’s 10 years will be celebrated in style.
“We are fortunate to have put together a really knowledgeable committee who have been involved in Thunder in a number of roles over the last decade.”
“Our tenth year is set to be one of our most exciting yet with a near completed strong list of players, and our Gala Ball will be an outstanding dry season event to remember”.
“We are looking forward to celebrating the achievements on and off the field of the last ten seasons,” Totham said.