Peel trio eye off State honours

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 2:04 PM - by Shae Hardie

PEEL Thunder trio Brendan Jones, Gerald Ugle and Leroy Jetta have been named in the initial WA state squad for the clash against South Australia at Lathlain Park on May 23.

The squad was announced by WA coach Darren Harris on Thursday, with the trio rewarded for strong starts to the season.

Jones, who celebrated his 200th game in Round 3 and his 100th game for Peel in Read More [+]

Thunder secures record-breaking win

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 10:04 AM - by Alex Paull

PEEL Thunder has consolidated its place in the top five with a convincing 27-point win over Claremont in front of a crowd of 1652 at Bendigo Bank Stadium on Sunday.

The 16.11 (107) to 11.15 (81) win also signaled the first time a Peel side has won four games in succession, which was a testament to the Thunder’s improvement in the early stages of the season.

In a fast but scrappy game, Read More [+]

Peel’s hot streak under threat

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 11:10 AM - by Alec Paull

TRADITIONALLY, clashes between Claremont and Peel have been one-sided affairs, with the Tigers typically dominant over the Thunder with a 37-9 record.

But the Thunder will go into Sunday’s clash at Bendigo Bank Stadium as raging favourites, having won three games in a row for the first time since 2009.

And if the Thunder can prevail over the winless Tigers, it will be a new club record for successive Read More [+]

Peel comeback stuns Royals

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 9:45 AM

PEEL has claimed its second huge scalp of the season, defeating East Perth by 23 points at Medibank Stadium on Saturday.

The 9.16 (70) to 7.5 (47) victory over last year’s Grand Finalists enhanced the Thunder’s credentials this season, while also notching their third win in succession for the third time in the club’s history – also a club record.

It also snapped a four-game losing streak against their Read More [+]

Huge test for Peel in ‘mini-derby’

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 11:03 AM - by Alex Paull

OVER 24 hours before the Western Derby, Peel and East Perth will clash in a derby of sorts, when the alignment clubs of both Fremantle and West Coast meet at Medibank Stadium tomorrow.

Both clubs have two wins in a row, with Thunder inside the top five for the first time this season, while the Royals sit 6th following last week’s bye.

The Thunder scraped through for Read More [+]

Calling all Peel ladies!

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 3:57 PM

PEEL Thunder’s popular Ladies Day is back for another year, with the renowned event taking place on Saturday, May 9.

Last year over $25,000 was raised. This year could see that mark eclipsed,with proceeds going towards the Heart Foundation’s Go Red for Women campaign.

Heart disease is the single biggest killer of Australian women, and this fundraising event sheds light on the disease while also aiming to raise Read More [+]

Peel hopefuls headline 16s All Star clash

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 2:07 PM

THE bevy of emerging talent at Peel Thunder has been recognised with eight players selected to participate in the upcoming WAFL Under 16s All Stars match this Sunday at ATOM Stadium.

The clash will play a key role in the selection for the state’s Under 16s squad ahead of the National Championships in July.

Of the 46 players selected for the clash, Peel’s representatives are:

Aaron NAUGHTON (Rockingham)

Jordan Read More [+]

Peel steal nail- biting win

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 9:56 AM - by Alex Paull

SIX goals in the final term has steered Peel Thunder to its second win of the season, with an enthralling five-point win over Perth at Lathlain Park on Saturday.

A scrappy game punctuated with skill errors from both sides, the Thunder trailed at every change before a pulsating final term saw the lead change three times.

Two goals from Michael Apeness inside the first five minutes of the last quarter handed Read More [+]

Thunder hoping for win in Jones’ milestone game

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 3:03 PM

PEEL is primed to extend its winning streak against Perth, when the two sides clash at Lathlain Park tomorrow afternoon.

In a nice piece of symmetry, Peel skipper Brendan Jones will face his old club as he becomes the fourth player to play 100 games for two clubs, a week after notching his 200th WAFL game.

Peel has a very good recent record against the Demons, having won the Read More [+]

Thunder power to first win of 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 11:16 AM - by Alex Paull

PEEL Thunder has broken through for its first win of the season, defeating East Fremantle by 55 points in skipper Brendon Jones’ 200th game.

It was the first time the Thunder have beaten the Sharks since Round 16 2011, while the 15.14 (104) to 6.13 (49) win also represented the Thunder’s largest winning margin over the Sharks.

It proved to be a fitting tribute to Jones, who put in another typically tireless effort for his Read More [+]