Thunder's Slim Finals Hopes Snuffed out at the hands of Swan Districts

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 9:55 AM - by David Bubb

Peel Thunder’s finals hopes are over after suffering a devastating four-point loss to Swan Districts at Steel Blue Oval.

The Thunder were on top all day until the Swans held them goalless in the final term to get over the line 7.6 (48) to Peel’s 6.8 (44). 

Thunder coach Cameron Shepherd said it was a sombre mood in the rooms after the game.

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Round 19 Match Preview

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 3:59 PM - by Owen Davies

If last week wasn’t a must win game, then this week certainly is as we head to Bassendean to face bottom placed Swan Districts. Needing a victory and a favour from East Fremantle, it really is now or never for our boys and their finals quest.

Last Week:

After falling behind early, we never quite recovered. The opening term saw us Read More [+]

Bolting Colts Round 18

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 12:31 PM - by Owen Davies

Welcome to the next addition of Bolting Colts!

With finals right around the corner, it's time to have a look at how our talent program progressed in Round 18!


The Colts will head into finals as the number one seed after clinching top spot with a 71-point dismantling of South Fremantle on Saturday. Keeping South Fremantle goalless for the first three quarters, it would be hard not to highlight Tyrone Thorne (Rockingham) who Read More [+]

So you're telling me there's a chance? Thunder's finals hopes out of their hands after loss to South Fremantle.

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 9:42 AM - by David Bubb

Peel Thunder’s finals hopes are in jeopardy after losing to South Fremantle by 40-points at Fremantle Community Bank Oval. 

The Bulldogs kicked the first six goals of the game to run away winners 11.16 (82) to 6.6 (42).

Second game player Jarvis Pina said a lack of pressure in the first half cost the Thunder.

“They were dominating the ball and we just couldn’t get it off them,“ he said.  

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Round 18 Match Preview

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 8:30 AM - by Owen Davies

This Saturday we will be out for vengeance as we look to bounce back from last weekend’s defeat to Claremont in a do or die clash at Fremantle Community Bank Oval. With both West Perth and Perth 2 games clear with 3 to play, we will have to win all of our remaining fixtures and hope that some other teams can do us a favour to have any chance at qualifying for finals.

Last Week:

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Bolting Colts Round 17

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 7:12 PM - by Owen Davies

It’s getting to a critical stage of the year for a number of our Colts. As November creeps ever closer our New Millennium draft class are doing everything they can to impress the growing number of scouts that are packing the stands looking for that next diamond in the rough.


With that in mind, here’s an insight into the development of our up and coming young talent and how they played over the previous Read More [+]

Thunder's season hangs by a thread after dropping nail biter to Claremont.

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 4:14 PM - by Sarah Mozley

A dramatic finish at Rushton Park has put Peel Thunder’s finals hopes in jeopardy after a two-point loss to Claremont.

The Thunder looked dominant for most of the game against second placed Claremont, but their inaccuracy in front of goals proved costly, going down 11.17 (83) to 13.7 (85).

Peel midfielder Matthew Bogensperger said the win was theirs for the taking, but Claremont Read More [+]

Thunder win to keep season alive.

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 4:29 PM - by David Bubb

Peel Thunder have defeated East Fremantle by 21-points in a thrilling contest at New Choice Homes Park to stay within reach of the top five. 


Peel kicked three goals in the last ten minutes of the game to run away winners 11.14 (80) to 9.5 (59). 


Defender Ben Hancock said it was a much-needed win after back-to-back losses.

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Thunder caught playing catch-up in loss to East Perth

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 1:06 PM - by Sarah Mozley

Peel Thunder suffered a frustrating 19-point loss against East Perth on Saturday at Leederville Oval.

The Thunder struggled to get into the game after a goalless opening quarter, going down 6.9 (45) to East Perth 9.10 (64).

Peel forward Blair Bell said their lack of intensity from the start set the tone for the rest of the game.

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Thunder short circuit in loss to Eagles

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 4:52 PM - by David Bubb

The West Coast Eagles have defeated Peel Thunder by 48-points in a wet and frustrating affair at David Grays Arena.


The Eagles kicked away in trying conditions in the second half to run away winners 10.16 (76) to 3.10 (28).  


Returning Captain Ben Howlett said it was a disappointing afternoon from start to finish.  


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