The part-timers from the Northern Territory with their youngest side of the season were no match for the power and professionalism of an AFL club this time around.
“We set it up early in the match and to get the win on our home deck was a real positive.”
An eight goals to two final term has sealed a runaway 67-point victory for NT Thunder over Redland in their Round 15 NEAFL game.
A goal after the final siren by the “Wadeye Wizard”, Francis Kinthari, has snatched a four-point victory for NT Thunder over the GWS Giants.
NT Thunder and the Southport Sharks have completed significant turnarounds in their fortunes in just one week.
A day out by the man they call “Boof” has seen him kick his 700th goal for NT Thunder while also leading his side to a 91-point thrashing of Canberra.
Sydney University has given NT Thunder a lesson in what it takes to be a top two NEAFL side at TIO Stadium in Darwin on Saturday night, winning their Round 10 match by 68 points.
NT Thunder has dominated an undermanned Giants side winning their Round 9 NEAFL match at TIO Stadium in Darwin on Saturday night by 55 points.
The conditions were ideal for the men from the Top End.
Ankers said it was pleasing to see the results of Thunder’s hard work be reflected with a more accurate performance in front of goals.
The Canberra Demons have snatched a victory from what looked a likely defeat in the final moments.
“We played some good footy in patches, but we just didn’t do it for long enough and consistently enough over four quarters and Sydney was pretty good”.
NT Thunder has made its first away trip for the season a successful one by winning its traditional NEAFL Anzac Day round clash against Redland.
The Brisbane Lions’ Reserves showed its class by recording a 26-point victory over NT Thunder at TIO stadium on Saturday night.
NT Thunder has got its NEAFL season off to an ideal start with a comprehensive 57-point victory over Aspley at TIO Stadium in Darwin.