2019 Signings

Signed/Listed players in 2019:

Janet Baird – The 2018/19 NTFL Gwynne Medallist is one of the brightest prospects in the NT, especially with her ability to turn defence into offence.
Sharona Bishop – A two-time premiership player with Waratah in the NTFL and the best on ground medallist from the 2018 CAFL Grand Final is back for her second VFLW season.
Amy Chittick – The youngster added another NTFL premiership medal and claimed the NTFL Women’s Premier League Leading Goalkicker Award in the 2018/19 NTFL season for her 25 goals.
Jade de Melo –A newcomer to football in Darwin, de Melo joined Waratah in Round 8 after relocating from Western Australia and was a key player in their successful finals campaign.
Kylie Duggan – Duggan amassed 10 games and three goals in her first VFLW season and has great athleticism and skill and is also a high-level basketball player.
Tahlia Holtze – Holtze has played footy in Darwin, Alice Springs and Katherine and also represented NT Thunder in 2018. She won the inaugural best on ground recipient in the Big Rivers Football League women’s grand final.
Samantha Hoogeveen-Hill – A new signing for NT Thunder Hoogeveen-Hill hails from the Pioneers and the Pinktails in Alice Springs, and is a two-time CAFL Women’s Leading Goalkicker.
Kristy Irvine – Irvine, a well-respected NTFL member, played five games and kicked two goals for the club in 2018 before falling to an unfortunate hamstring injury on the eve of the finals
Lateesha Jeffrey – Known for her reliable kick, ability to read the play and intercept the footy in defence, Jeffrey lead Southern Districts to their first ever Grand Final appearance in the 2018/19 NTFL season.
Morgan Johnston – Johnston’s most dangerous weapon is her elite kick, which she uses effectively playing as a rebound defender.
Ebony Miller – Is no stranger to Territory football success, she first played in the NTFL in the 2006/07 season where she was awarded best on ground in the grand final. And started with Pioneer in the CAFL and the Pinktails when they both began.
Lauren Motlop – Motlop is known for her competitiveness and understanding of the game.
Lisa Roberts – The 2018/19 NTFL Williams Medallist for best on ground in the grand final, Roberts is known for her leadership and run out of defence.
Machaelia Roberts – Roberts played 11 games and kicked four goals for the club in 2018 and is known for her amazing pace and intent.
Katie Streader – Was awarded the ThunderW Karen Scheider Most Courageous Award in 2018 for her hard attack at the ball and second efforts.
Alicia Stanley – A smart footballer who makes effective decisions, especially when transitioning from defence to attack, Stanley will play her first season in ThunderW despite being part of the group (injured) for the whole of 2018.
Tayla Thorn – Recognised for being athletic and providing plenty of run with her elite endurance, Thorn has AFLW experience with the Adelaide Crows and will be a dynamic addition to the ThunderW line up.