NWBU charity contest delivers April 8, 2019- ALEX FARE   THE ADVOCATE    The NWBU All Stars For Women’s Cancer clash on Sunday night has been declared a success by president Kim Robinson. The match between the East and the West All-Stars was described as a high quality encounter by Robinson, which was won by the West All-Stars 61-49. But more importantly, the […]
North-West Thunder ready to get things started in 2019 in NBL1 March 25, 2019- ALEX FAIR    THE ADVOCATE    After what coach Sam Armstrong openly describes as “the longest pre-season in history”, the North-West Thunder are ready to hit the court in their NBL1 debut on Saturday night. After what has been a “drawn out process” after the uncertainty of their future following the end of the SEABL, Armstrong […]
North-West Thunder point guard Lachlan Dent to debut on Saturday night March 26, 2019- BRAD COLE   THE ADVOCATE   Back now with his first sporting love, Lachlan Dent is ready to resume his rise up the ranks of Australian basketball. To assist that pathway Dent has found a new home in Tasmania, signing with the North-West Thunder ahead of the inaugural NBL1 season which tips off on Saturday night. A promising junior […]
North-West Thunder defeated the Hobart Huskies in their final pre-season game ahead of the NBL1 season March 21, 2019- JARRYD MCGUANE    THE ADVOCATE    The North-West Thunder were able to build much-needed chemistry for the upcoming NBL1 season with a 76-61 practice match victory over the Hobart Huskies at Ulverstone on Saturday. It was the second practice match the Thunder have played in preparation after facing the NWBU All-Stars earlier this month, but […]
North-West Thunder defeat Hobart Huskies 102-95 in their NBL1 clash April 14, 2019- BRAD COLE   THE ADVOCATE  The North-West Thunder will head into the NBL1 Easter break on a winning note after scoring a long-awaited 102-95 win over intrastate rivals Hobart on Saturday night. After a see-sawing opening three quarters where neither side could gain a definitive edge, the Thunder trailed by one point heading into the final […]
North West Thunder take on the Hobart Huskies in Saturday night’s NBL1 clash at Kingborough April 12, 2019- BRAD COLE   THE ADVOCATE    For the North-West Thunder over the past two seasons, games against a team from Hobart have resulted in nothing but heartache, frustration and a blowout loss. But in 2019 it’s a new league, a new Hobart team and even a different stadium for the first Tasmanian derby of the NBL1 […]
2018-19 North West Thunder Newsletter No.3 February 20, 2019- 2018 -19 North West Thunder Newsletter No 3  After much anticipation and expectation, the Victorian Basketball Association has now released details of a commercial relationship with the NBL and the related naming rights branding of our 2019 league as NBL1….
2018 -19 North West Thunder Newsletter No 1 December 16, 2018- 2018 -19 North West Thunder Newsletter No 1     Hello all.  To say it has been an eventful off-season would be something of an understatement, given all that has transpired since the end of the 2018 roster…
2017-18 Thunder News Edition 8 – April 2018 April 24, 2018- 2017-18 Thunder News Edition 8 – April 2018  It is amazing to think that Joe Chilcott will rack up his 100th SEABL game with Thunder this Saturday night against Albury Wodonga when the team kicks off its double-header road trip on Saturday, 21st April…
2017-18 Thunder News Edition 7 – April 2018 April 10, 2018- GOODSTONE BBQ – Our very generous and long-standing sponsors Goodstone provided us with the necessary tools to run a BBQ outside the River Arms Hotel last Sunday… 2017-18 Thunder News Edition 7 – April 2018