He gave ten years of service to NT Thunder from its inception in 2009 through to the end of the 2018 NEAFL season filling roles including assistant coach, specialist coach, runner and has now been awarded the 2019 AFL Merit Award for the Northern Territory.
As a valued member of our Thunder team, it is important that we share with you some details regarding today’s announcement.
AFLNT can confirm it is looking at the talent pathway and team structure moving forward.
NT Thunder co-captain Abraham Ankers has topped off the 2019 season to claim his second successive Ilett Medal, while Katie Streader has held on by a single vote to be a deserving winner of the Thunder Women’s Club Champion.
It was a fight from the beginning of the game as NT Thunder fell short in the last quarter.
Abraham Ankers has been duly recognised when he was awarded 2019 NEAFL Team of the Year captaincy honours and finished third in the League’s MVP.
A brave NT Thunder has lost its final game of the NEAFL season by 33 points to Aspley in Round 21, losing 17.16 (118) to 12.13 (85).
We have been building over the past couple of rounds and I know the girls will leave nothing out there on the park as they are desperate for a win.
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).