Aspley has paced itself to a comfortable 52-point victory over NT Thunder in their Round 12 NEAFL clash at TIO Traeger Park in Alice Springs.
In a game which Thunder was looking to regain their pride, they absolutely obliterated the Bombers like an unrelenting storm.
After a good start, NT Thunder let the game slip through their hands as Richmond proved too good at TIO Stadium.
Thunder were left to sit and take notes as Sydney Uni handed out a final quarter lesson at Blacktown International Sports Park in Round 10.
In an extremely tough contest, NT Thunder managed to escape Carlton by seven points to win the game.
Redland has avenged its Round 4 NEAFL loss to NT Thunder with a confident 21-point victory in Darwin, 20.12 (132) to 16.15 (111).
It was a dismal day for NT Thunder as the Magpies proved that Victoria Park is their domain.
Thunder got to within 14 points of the Demons in the final term, but just couldn’t bridge the gap created by a one-sided opening term.
Thunder followed up its brave 11-point defeat to ladder leader Southport last week by succumbing to a 79-point sting by the Aspley Hornets in NEAFL’s Round 7.
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.