NT Thunder adds some experience and excitement to its final plane trip for the 2019 VFLW season when it travels south to play Melbourne Uni on Sunday at Arden St Oval.
In what is expected to be Will Farrer’s 50th outing in NT Thunder colours, there are just two changes to the side for its final NEAFL game against Aspley.
Leading into the final Round for both Thunder teams, there are a number of players who will be pushing to pass fitness tests.
It has been an up and down season for NT Thunder this year but they will be happy to disappoint Melbourne University just before they leave the 2019 VFLW season.
“We’ve been able to blood a lot of our young, talented guys throughout our system and it’s been awesome watching them develop and really take the game on and get better as players and become pretty handy senior footballers,” said Abe Ankers.
It was an ecstatic Michelle Henderson who ran down the TIO Stadium grandstand steps to claim the 2019 Tatts Members’ draw.
It was a game where the scoreboard didn’t reflect the efforts of a weakened Thunder team, the end result saw the Casey Demons 11.9 (79) defeat NT Thunder 3.0 (18).
An 11 goals to two first-half has helped lift reigning premier Southport to a 64-point victory over NT Thunder in Round 20 of the NEAFL competition, 20.20 (140) to 11.10(76).
‘If you are not winning, you are learning’ are words that I have reflected on from the moment coaching became a passion.
It has only been four weeks since NT Thunder came up against the Casey Demons in Alice Springs, and now it’s time to rewrite the story.
NT Thunder has made just two changes to its line-up to take on the Southport Sharks in Darwin on Saturday night in the last home game of the 2019 NEAFL season.
Still some minor injuries lurking under the injury cloud for both sides ahead of the weekend.
Make sure you get to Thunder’s last home game this Saturday night (17th August) or you might miss your chance to win our Tatts Members’ Draw which is a 2019 Toyota AFL Grand Final Package for two!
“We’ve been training hard and we just need to put it on the field, we need to improve more on our skills because we want to finish off strong,” said Shantel Miskin-Ripia.
“He just always told me to have a go really, go out there and don’t leave anything behind” – Brandon Rusca talks about his experiences with the senior Thunder team so far.