NT Thunder has overcome a spirited Western Bulldogs in Round 5 of the VFL W at TIO Stadium in Darwin to maintain its unbeaten start to the season, winning by 36 points.
By three-quarter-time the margin had blown out to 55 points and Thunder was facing a doomsday scenario, but three goals apiece in the final quarter meant Thunder again essentially matched its tormentor.
Thunder dominated Melbourne Uni in their clash at Avalon Airport Oval, holding them to single goals in the first, second and last quarters and none in the third.
The victory snaps a three-game losing streak on a day when TIO Stadium hosted both the Thunder men and women for their first ever home game double header.
by Murray Silby NT Thunder has continued its stellar inaugural season in the VFL W with a 72-point victory over Essendon.
Although able to match the Sharks for much of the game, Thunder had difficulty stopping Southport when the NEAFL ladder leader got on a roll.
The NT Thunder women have announced their arrival in the VFL Women’s competition
A nine-goal Matt Hammelmann master class has ensured Redland’s love affair with Alice Springs has continued as the Bombers racked up their second victory in three years over NT Thunder in Central Australia.
A brave and undermanned NT Thunder has gone down in Round 3 of the NEAFL to Sydney University by 15 points at TIO Stadium in Darwin on Saturday night, 12.11 (83) to 14.14 (98).
NT Thunder has recovered from a slow start to record a controlled 28-point victory on the road over Aspley this week, 16.12 (108) to 11.4 (80).
NT Thunder has sent a warning through the NEAFL by defeating reigning premier Brisbane by a single point at TIO Stadium in Darwin on Saturday night, 16.9 (105) to 15.14 (104).
The Suns eventually wore down a plucky Thunder side in their elimination final, 19.9 (123) to 12.12 (84), by 39 points at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast.
A barnstorming third quarter helped lift the Hornets to a 45-point victory over Thunder in their Round 21 clash at Graham Road in Brisbane.
“We’ve just got to get ourselves right for in a fortnight when we take on Aspley and as I said we’re going to play finals so we’ve got to prepare ourselves for that.
NT Thunder has won a remarkable Round 18 NEAFL clash with Southport in Darwin on Saturday, defeating the Sharks by 47 points.