We know our home games are few and far between, so it is crucial we learn from our mistakes and get the job done in front of our family and friends.
We are really looking forward to two home games in a row playing at our beloved TIO Stadium in front of our family and friends.
What we have taken away from our last two games has been that we have won or drawn six of our eight quarters, but it hasn’t translated into a positive result.
At our main training session on Wednesday, two of our senior players, Shannon Rioli and Phillip Wills presented to our playing and coaching group the history of the magnificent guernsey we will wear this weekend.
The ups and downs that are part of football are a constant challenge, and that would be a good way to describe our last month.
The belief is really growing in this group, and I am extremely excited about our first doubleheader at home.
It’s an old saying; ‘a week is a long time in football’, but never has there been a more accurate statement.
The most pleasing aspect of the early part of the 2019 NEAFL season from a coach’s perspective has been seeing some of our young and new players grab their opportunities.
The values that our ANZACs and all of our service men and women live by every day; courage, mateship, perseverance and sacrifice are values that our players can hopefully take a lot from.
NT Thunder men’s Head Coach, Darren Reeves writes the team’s focus has been around consistency of their effort, no matter what the circumstances are or how the scoreboard reads.
We are jumping out of our skins to implement our pre-season and its learnings and can’t wait to get stuck in tonight in front of a supportive home crowd.
Talent only gets you so far, you must have an equal amount of hard work to fully reach your potential.
If the young lads of the future need any inspiration as to how best to represent the NT, they need not look any further than the greats that pull on the yellow, ochre, black and white for the last time at TIO Stadium this Saturday night
With technology, we can monitor fatigue and fitness; we know fatigue has played some part in our disappointing season.
Andrew Hodges lists all the volunteers who, along with young debutants like Dom Forbes, ensure the club is in good hands.