Thunder takes to the air to see if they can become only the third team to defeat the Sharks this season.
The best of Northern Territory talent was on display last Saturday and they formed a united front.
“Another loss at home would be upsetting for the team, but the ability to play in Darwin gives Thunder something extra to fight for,” Katie Streader said heading into the clash against Essendon.
“There’s a lot of talent here in Alice.
“We train hard and we love to run,” she said.
NT Thunder continues its search for a second win of the NEAFL season this weekend in Round 10 against Sydney University.
Heading into this Saturday’s game in Melbourne, Thunder has lost one match but Carlton has suffered three straight losses, even with their contingent of AFLW stars.
NT Thunder gets another opportunity to lift itself off the bottom of the NEAFL ladder this weekend when it hosts Redland in Round 9 at TIO Stadium.
Last year two teams swept through the VFLW competition like a force of nature, Collingwood and NT Thunder.
Thunder hosts Canberra at TIO Stadium on Saturday night and is only one more victory behind the Demons, who are in eighth place and out of the top six by percentage.
NT Thunder has the perfect opportunity to lift itself off the bottom of the NEAFL ladder on Saturday night when it hosts Aspley in Round 7 at TIO Stadium in Darwin.
The VFLW team’s focus turns to a home gam against the Southern Saints, who recently crushed last year’s minor premiers, Collingwood.
“There’s no better time than against the reigning premiers in Southport,” Ben Rioli said.
This Sunday 12 May, NT Thunder will begin its second VFLW campaign to compete against the best talent Victoria has to offer.
At 172 centimetres and 71 kilograms, Abraham Ankers isn’t the biggest player getting around the NEAFL, but he still makes his presence felt and rarely more so than when he helped propel NT Thunder to its first victory of the season over Redland in Round 4 on Saturday.