The Land of Opportunity – Peel Thunder

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 - 12:49 PM

Dreams became a reality for the three local talents selected in the AFL National Draft last night as Mitch Edwards, Clay Hall & Reece Torrent were all picked up in the second night of the 2023 AFL draft. However The top-flight bound trio are just the tip of the iceberg for Peel Thunder Alumni who are seizing opportunities from their time at the Club.

The Club is a hub for opportunities within the region and Read More [+]

Football Department Update

Friday, November 10, 2023 - 9:12 AM

The Peel Thunder Football Club is extremely excited to share the news that current Senior Coach Geoff Valentine will assume the role of Fremantle Head of Football Operations and Development, with Adam Read replacing Valentine as Senior Coach of Peel Thunder Football Club.

Valentine has been vital to the club's success over the past two years, evidenced by reaching the 2023 WAFL Grand Final.

Fremantle's Executive General Manager of Football Joe Brierty said Valentine’s body of work in WA Read More [+]

Mr. Skinner Steps Up to General Manager Role

Tuesday, October 31, 2023 - 12:08 PM

The Club is proud to announce that Sam Skinner will be taking up the role of General Manager Football Operations for Peel Thunder.


Sam moves into the role having previously worked as the Thunder’s Talent Manager for the past 12 months. During his Tenure as Talent Manager Sam worked tirelessly to develop meaningful relationships with Peel’s players, staff and stakeholders.


His excellent communication skills and his tireless work ethic is the perfect fit Read More [+]

2023 Cameron & Tuckey Awards Night

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 - 3:45 PM

The 2023 WAFL season has come to an end. Through it all, our players demonstrated an unstoppable drive matched only by the support of our Thunder fans.

Ultimately, our seasons were a testament to teamwork, the dedication of our staff, players and the steadfast support of our fans. Though we may not have climbed the final hurdle in the league, we're proud of the journey and look forward to returning even stronger in the 2024 season.

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WAFL Grand Final 2023 Report

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 - 10:12 AM - by Frederick Knickel and Lachlan Byrne

East Fremantle came out of the blocks early with an impressive opening five minutes to give them a three-goal lead, while consistent forward 50 entries from the Sharks had the Peel defence scrambling to steady the ship.

The experienced heads of Joel Hamling and Brodie began to stand up for the Thunder midway through the term with Wagner also trying to inject some run off the half backline.

Back-to-back efforts from Ben Middleton saw him Read More [+]

Thunder book tickets to the big dance with dominant display.

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 - 11:32 AM

Preliminary Final: Peel Thunder vs Subiaco


In front of a packed house at Lane Group Stadium Peel drew first blood through a Ben Middleton goal.

Jack Sears kicked Peel’s second in the opening five minutes to continue a hot start for the home team.

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Shark attack proved too strong despite late Peel surge

Wednesday, September 13, 2023 - 1:41 PM

Match Report: Semi Final Peel Thunder vs East Fremantle by Regan Spear and Lachlan Bryne.

Peel Thunder trailed at all breaks in the low-scoring affair, despite leading scoring shots    20-15.


East Fremantle booted the first major of the afternoon in perfect footy conditions.


Shortly after, Liam Reidy slotted Peel’s first from the forward 50 stoppage.


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Match-winning Sears highlights Peel's local talent

Friday, September 8, 2023 - 10:30 AM - by Chris Pike

JACK Sears is still only 21 years of age but already has racked up 59 games with Peel Thunder and his ability to play a variety of roles has made him invaluable, but it was a match winning performance up forward on Saturday that is going to be tough to top.

Sears made his league debut with the Thunder back in 2020 when he was still just 18 years of age, but he has become Read More [+]

Thunder storm at Leederville Oval sends Peel into semi-final against East Fremantle.

Wednesday, September 6, 2023 - 12:44 PM - by Lachlan Byrne and Fred Knickel

Peel Thunder faced Subiaco in their Qualifying final in harsh weather conditions at Leederville Oval, emerging victorious by 10 points.

Subiaco jumped out of the gates in a slippery and contested game kicking the opening two goals to the scoreboard end.

Josh Corbett made his presence felt from outside 50, kicking Peel’s first goal midway through the term.

Brady Grey and Riley Smith put in repeat efforts across half Read More [+]

Thunder, Bennell aim to keep winning finals run going v Lions

Friday, September 1, 2023 - 9:51 AM - by Chris Pike

TRAYE Bennell is one Peel Thunder player who knows all about beating Subiaco in finals and winning a WAFL premiership, and he's hoping the next two weeks can see his team book in a Grand Final spot and then sit back to wait to find out their opponents.

Peel has qualified for the finals for the second straight season now on the back of returning to September action last year for the first time since Read More [+]