New mini season for Top End youngsters

Over the next couple of years, we will be transitioning the Thunder Juniors program across to an Under 10s Mixed & Under 13 Girls ‘NTFL Juniors’ competition. As the first step in our transition we will be running an 8-week mini season from October - December 2018.
Jamie Barry 2018 NT Volunteer of the year

Barry’s the best NT volunteer of the year

Congratulations to Jamie Barry of Nightcliff Football Club and NT Thunder Football Club who has won a trip of a lifetime to this year’s Toyota AFL Grand Final for himself and a friend after being named 2018 Northern Territory Volunteer of the Year.
Come try your hand at NTFL umpiring

Give Umpiring a go this NTFL season

Last TIO NTFL season a minimum of 260 umpires were required each weekend to cover the scheduled 51 games. However, as the league continues to expand with the inclusion of the Mixed Under 10s and Girls Under 13 competitions the number of umpires required will be closer to 300 for each week of the 2018/19 TIO NTFL season.

NT Umpiring review to commence

Today AFL Northern Territory (AFLNT) has commenced a review of umpiring which, at its conclusion will produce a five-year strategy for the future of NT umpiring.
Junior footy to be part of the NTFL

Exciting changes to junior footy ahead

AFLNT is excited to unveil plans that will now see juniors as young as seven represent their clubs and families as part of newly formed divisions in the NTFL competition.
Central Allies

Eight NT reps named in Central Allies team

The Northern Territory has had eight representatives selected for the Central Allies team who will play in the NAB AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships in July.

Ayres and Leonard step up to senior roles, while Toy is reappointed

Positions at NTFL Men’s Premier League clubs are fast being filled with the recent announcements of Ryan Ayres (Waratah) and Peter Leonard (Wanderers) to senior coaching positions, and the re-signing of Brenton Toy to the Tiwi Bombers made public today.

Gardens Lights example

The time is now, sign our petition

Lights at Gardens Oval are critical to the future of NT footy and NT cricket, with a decision to be made by Darwin City Council on Tuesday, now is the time to show your support!
Southern Districts celebrating their Men's Premeir League Grand Final win

Men's Grand Final Days wrap

All the results from the grand finals played on Wednesday 21 March and Saturday 24 March 2018 at TIO Stadium.
Jarrod Stokes wins the 2018 Chaney Medal

The first Stokes to win a Chaney

Forty-seven years after the first Chaney Medal was awarded to Darwin Buffaloes player, Reuben Cooper, 2017/18 Buffaloes co-captain Jarrod Stokes was recognised as the most outstanding player in this season’s NTFL Grand Final.
Matthew Rosier going for the handball

History to be made: NTFL Grand Final

Twenty-two weeks of footy, plenty of highs and the occasional low…there are sure to be history made over the next couple of days.
2017/18 Chaney Medal

Weatherald to chair Chaney Medal panel

Joining Tim Weatherald to judge the best on ground in this season’s TIO NTFL Men's Premier League Grand Final is Colleen Gwynne, Charlie King, Grey Morris and John "KJ" Taylor.
2017/18 NTFL Men's Grand Final Cup

2017/18 TIO NTFL Grand Final FAQ

All the key details for Wednesday 21 March & Saturday 24 March: gate times, ticket prices, car parking and buses, TV times, entertainment, bars and food stalls and plenty more!
Stu Totham with Districts and Buffs

Two plans to try and see out the season

AFLNT has worked with the Premer League clubs to come up with two plans to play Wednesday and/or Saturday, in an effort to see through the remaining eight grand finals.
2017/18 NTFL logo

Grand finals postponed

AFLNT wishes to advise that it has postponed the 2017/18 TIO NTFL Men’s Grand Final Day to a date TBA after receiving strong advice from Power and Water Corporation and NT Police that was not conducive to going ahead.