The Northern Territory news Thu 5 Oct 2017
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V1 - NTNE01Z01FC NT NEWS / SUNDAY TERRITORIAN, Thursday, October 5, 2017 11 ROUND 1: ST MARYS (TIO STADIUM) OCTOBER 7 ROUND 2: TIWI BOMBERS (TIO STADIUM) OCTOBER 14 ROUND 3: WANDERERS (TIO STADIUM) OCTOBER 20 ROUND 4: SOUTHERN DISTRICTS (PSC BM OVAL) OCTOBER 29 ROUND 5: WARATAH (TIO STADIUM) NOVEMBER 4 ROUND 6: ST MARYS (PSC BM OVAL) NOVEMBER 11 ROUND 7: DARWIN BUFFALOES (PSC BM OVAL) NOVEMBER 19 ROUND 8: TIWI BOMBERS (TIWI OVAL) NOVEMBER 25 ROUND 9: PALMERSTON (PSC BM OVAL) DECEMBER 3 ROUND 10: WANDERERS (PSC BM OVAL) DECEMBER 10 ROUND 11: SOUTHERN DISTRICTS (NORBUILT OVAL) DECEMBER 17 ROUND 12: PALMERSTON (TIO STADIUM) JANUARY 7 ROUND 13: WARATAH (GARDENS OVAL) JANUARY 14 ROUND 14: SOUTHERN DISTRICTS (TIO STADIUM) JANUARY 19 ROUND 15: TIWI BOMBERS (TIWI OVAL) JANUARY 27 ROUND 16: ST MARYS (TIO STADIUM) FEBRUARY 3 ROUND 17: PALMERSTON (TIO STADIUM) FEBRUARY 9 ROUND 18: DARWIN BUFFALOES (PSC BM OVAL) FEBRUARY 17 SEASON FIXTURES INS: Cameron Ilett, Phillip Wills, Scott McLeod, Setanta OhAilpin, Aisake OhAilpin, Alex Powell. OUTS: Fraser Thurlow, Andrew Boston, Seb Guilhaus. INS AND OUTS Success is within reach would be focusing on how the club is being run internally. We know what we are doing in house and Im not really fussed what outhouse says, he concluded. NIGHTCLIFF TIGERS The Tigers will benefit immensely from the class and experience of Ilett. His poise off half back and through the midfield will be invaluable for Nightcliff. One of the greatest NTFL players of the past decade, the NT Thunder champion will also help the Tigers coaching structure, in the role of a playing assistant coach. CAMERON ILLET The master extractor is another massive addition at Tigerland. The former Darwin Buffaloes captain and NT Thunder star is a contested beast who thrives on the tough stuff. Wills will be called upon to win the inside ball and dish it out to the Nightcliffs running brigade. Racks up high possession numbers every game and is very clean with his efficiency. PHILLIP WILLS The Irishman, 33, played 80 games for Carlton and eight games for GWS from 2005-13. The 200cm power forward kicked 116 goals for Albury in 2014, followed by 62 in 15 and 56 in 2016. His brother Aisake, 31, spent several years on Carltons rookie list and is a renowned mobile ruckman. The OhAilpins grew up in Cork playing hurling and Gaelic football. SETANTA OHAILPIN The young gun from Croker Island showed flashes of brilliance in 2016-17 and is poised for a breakout season. He fiercely attacks the contest Nightcliffs coaching staff love his forward line pressure acts. Will be used in a high half forward role with occasional stints in the midfield where is poised to use his line-breaking speed to great effect. RYAN ALTHOUSECOOPER ON THE RISE Key Nightcliff Football Club signings Phillip Wallis and Cameron Ilett with coach Chris Baksh and president Jeff Borella Picture: Katrina Bridgeford PLAYERS TO WATCH
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