Thunder launches its entry into the VFL W by taking its team on a road trip to Victoria to play reigning premier Darebin in Round 1, and the Falcons are no stranger to success.
With the growth of women’s footy and the introduction of an NT Thunder Women’s team, the Anderson family influence over NT footy is set to continue even further.
NT Thunder is delighted to unveil Anglea Foley and the rest of the leadership group that will lead the ThunderW team in its inaugural VFL Women’s season.
In 2018, TIO has extended its partnership with Territory Football by injecting a further $30,000 into the female football pathway to ensure the immediate success ThunderW.
The first-ever NT ThunderW team consists of 51 eager participants, including local footballers from Alice Springs, Darwin, Katherine and the Tiwi Islands, as well as 20 current AFLW listed players.
AFLNT CEO Stuart Totham said the launch will be a momentous occasion for women’s football in the NT.
“There’s a really good representation of clubs from the NTFL and CAFL’. Weatherald said
NT Thunder Football Club is pleased to release a list of more than 50 players who have been invited to be part of the VFL Women’s training squad.
Tim Weatherald takes up the NT Thunder role with plenty of coaching experience and an excellent understanding of state-based competitions after playing for 17 years (311 games) with the Sturt and Norwood Football clubs in the SANFL.
The first ever NT Thunder VFL Women’s side will launch its campaign against the 2017 Premiers, Darebin in Melbourne on Saturday 5 May.
AFL Northern Territory is delighted to announce that it will enter an NT Thunder Women’s team in the Victorian Football League Women’s competition for season 2018.