It was another well-fought win by NT Thunder after beating the Southern Saints by 14 points in Darwin in Round 2 of the VFLW.
In a battle of attrition, NT Thunder has outlasted Hawthorn in a tough contest.
Thunder’s strong performance was built on the foundations of relentless defence by its back six under pressure from Southport’s fancied on ball division.
A first-quarter blowout has seen NT Thunder soundly beaten by Gold Coast in NEAFL’s Round 5, eventually losing by 70 points.
NT Thunder has climbed off the bottom of the NEAFL ladder with an exhilarating 25-point victory over Redland in Round 4, and in doing so claimed its eighth ANZAC Day clash victory.
Playing at Blacktown International Sportspark in fine, sunny conditions, Thunder errors made the loss to Sydney University larger than it might have been.
NT Thunder has had a tough opening to the 2019 NEAFL season, going down to a well-drilled Brisbane Lions by 65 points.
Hopes of a fairytale premiership for NT Thunder in its inaugural season in the VFL W have been dashed by a fighting nine-point loss to Geelong.
“We’ve got to be better going forward in our recruitment and making sure that we improve and get better as well,” he said.
NT Thunder has suffered an 80-point loss to Southport in its last home game of the NEAFL season, 7.8 (50) to 19.16 (130).
An ability to extend its lead at every change has ensured Hawthorn defeated NT Thunder by 25 points in their VFL W Round 15 clash.
NT Thunder has secured a hard fought 18-point victory over Redland to take the honours between the two teams for season 2018.
A three goals to none final term has given NT Thunder a come-from-behind victory over ladder leader Collingwood in Round 14 of the VFL W.
NT Thunder has done its hopes of securing a double chance in this year’s VFL W finals no harm at all by easily defeating Williamstown by 45 points in Round 13.
On a hot and humid Darwin Saturday night, Aspley has won a scrappy Round 17 NEAFL match over NT Thunder by 27 points, 9.16 (70) to 6.7 (43).