The newest footy oval in the NT was officially opened on Sunday May 2 by NT Chief Minister, Paul Henderson, NT Minister for Indigenous Development Malarndirri McCarthy & CEO of the Roper Gulf Shire, Michael Berto at a ceremony before the Round 1 Big Rivers Football League game between the Ngukurr Bulldogs and the Arnhem Crows.
Invest in the future stars of the AFL. Local territory grown AFL stars are being reared through the AFL Northern Territory State Academy system. Through this the teams for the NAB U16 and U18 National Championship teams will be selected.
At a special general meeting of the Top End Australian Football Association (TEAFA) clubs and board on Wednesday 21st April, 2010 the proposed merger with the NTFL was given the final tick of approval with a majority vote.
After a review of the 2009/10 season, AFLNT is pleased to announce that the NTFL competition has experienced remarkable growth for the second year in succession due to record attendances and positive results on all financial indicators including corporate sales.
Two of Millner Primary School’s teachers have come to the helping hand of a number of their disadvantaged and special needs students to ensure they are able to participate in the Thunder AFL Juniors Program.
The Red Centre of Central Australia was awash of red flowing muddy water for the recently completed AFL Umpires Road-show in the Northern Territory. The road-show was conducted by AFL Umpires Heath Ryan and Mark Thomson with a helping hand from AFLNT Umpiring Development Manager Mark Noonan and AFLNT Trainee Tayte Helliwell.
After the horrific firebomb attack on the TIO Branch in Darwin’s CBD just over three weeks ago AFL Northern Territory and the Northern Territory Football Club have donated $2500 to the TIO Royal Darwin Hospital Burns Service Appeal.