NT Thunder and AFLNT are thrilled to see three of its players; Nigel Lockyer, Kieren Parnell and Ben Jungfer (Academy player) invited to test at the 2019 NAB AFL State Combine ahead of the AFL Draft.
NTFC congratulates Tayla Thorn on becoming the latest player to be signed to an AFLW list with the Gold Coast Suns announcing her as a priority signing.
It was another tough week for Thunder at GMHBA Stadium with Geelong wrapping up the Round 13 win.
It’s an exciting weekend as we are fortunate to play at GMHBA Stadium in Geelong, and we come up against a relatively young and inconsistent Cats team.
The Thunder women are hitting the road again this week, travelling to Victoria to take on Geelong at GMHBA Stadium in hope of keeping the 2019 season alive.
Three players will undergo fitness tests before they are declared available for Round 13.
After three weeks of horror, Thunder has the chance to save it’s VFLW season and it starts this Sunday in Geelong.
NT Thunder has found reward for effort and joy for perseverance in the red sands of Alice Springs, kicking four goals to two in the final quarter of its Round 17 clash with Redland, to win by seven points, 18.9 (117) to 16.14 (110).
It was another disappointing result for NT Thunder as the Western Bulldogs outclassed a young NT Thunder team.
A few weeks ago, I shared a quote with our playing group…The quote was a picture of a graph with the heading “Ways We Will Grow”, in it 70% was taken up with the word ‘Failure’, 20 % said ‘More Failure’.
NT Thunder heads to chilly Ballarat to face the Western Bulldogs in Round 12 of the VFLW on Saturday afternoon at Mars Stadium and welcomes back Sally Riley for the occasion.
Academy player and Alice Springs local Tyson Woods will make his Thunder debut in Alice Springs after a stand out performance for the Redtails last weekend.
We will be sad to see Sharona Bishop miss the remainder of the VFLW season after she suffered a broken arm last weekend, while the men only picked up a few minor injuries as they head into Round 17.
“Hopefully we get some senior guys back this week and we can put in a good performance at our home down in Alice Springs against Redland, and hopefully we can get a win there” – said Thunder co-captain Shannon Rioli who is watching on from the sidelines with injury.
With just four games left for Thunder, their chances of making finals are in their hands but standing in the way this weekend is a strong Western Bulldogs team.