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.
Our effort and attitude define who we are, and what we want to achieve.
NT Thunder welcomes its eleventh debut player, Beau Schwarze, to take on the Giants while Ben Rioli will captain the side this Saturday night.
Two straight wins has NT Thunder back on track and a third in a row against last year’s premiers, the Giants, in it’s Indigenous Round clash this Saturday will mean they’re officially on a roll.
NT Thunder injury update as of Tuesday 23 May 2017.
The conditions were ideal for the men from the Top End.
Thunder regains the services of tall timber Hugo Drogemuller, star defender Justin Beugelaar and speedy small Jake Roe-Duggan.
It was pleasing for our coaching group to finally see the consistent message pay off last week.
NT Thunder travels to Gold Coast for Round 8 to take on a side that is down on confidence, wins and sitting last on the ladder.
NT Thunder injury update as of Tuesday 16 May 2017.
All the photos by Felicity Elliott (AFLNT Media) from Round 7 vs Gold Coast Suns at TIO Stadium on Saturday 13th May, 2017.
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.
Last week’s loss was one we couldn’t afford to have.
NT Thunder will be boosted by the return of workhorse Jack Shannahan, hardened utility Michael Coombes and big man Tony Olango when it faces the Gold Coast Suns in Darwin on Saturday night.
Thunder players Justin Beugelaar, Ben Rioli, Adam Sambono, Daniel Weetra have all been named in the initial 2017 NEAFL representative squad.