“Our tackling has been one of our strengths this season and it probably did drop off the past couple of weeks for whatever reason,” Foley said, “but when a side’s got the ball and you’re onto them they can’t do much with it so that was a good highlight for us on the weekend.”
NT Thunder will be hoping to snap its losing streak at two matches when it takes on Geelong in Round 9 of the VFL W at TIO Stadium on Saturday.
We’ve got it all there, it’s just putting those four quarters together,” said NT Thunder player Braedon McLean.
The Thunder squad is confident, that the week off, playing at home and the hard work players and the coaching staff have been putting in will see a turnaround in form.
The NT Thunder women’s team will be aiming to bounce back when it hosts Collingwood at TIO Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
This weekend the ThunderW travel to the Melbourne suburb of Frankton to take on the Southern Saints for Round 7 on a ground just a stone’s throw from the beach.
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.
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.
Despite the Bulldogs’ lack of wins so far this season, Thunder won’t be taking them lightly.
NT Thunder is hoping to regroup at home in Darwin and launch itself back into the winners’ circle when it comes up against GWS in Round 9 of the NEAFL at TIO Stadium on Saturday night.
There aren’t any harder games in the NEAFL than taking on Sydney University at home.
“I get more excited than anything, just to represent the NT for one, and just to play with the talent we’ve got in the team is just awesome,” explained Alice Springs-based Jordann Hickey.
The Suns game marks a milestone for the former Richmond and Adelaide on-baller, Richard Tambling, who’ll play his 50th game for Thunder.
“I think we’re just going to try and do what we did in the first round and channel what we know we can control and what we’re good at and focus on that,” Barnett explained.