Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Thunder Empathise with Pride

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Thunder Empathise with Pride

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Byline: Anton Rose anton.rose@thechronicle.com.au

GAME DAY

National Premier Leagues Queensland

Clive Berghofer Stadium, today

WOMEN: South-West Thunder v Peninsula Power at 3pm

MEN: South-West Thunder v Redlands at 7pm

FOOTBALL: The South-West Thunder women will be the only National Premier Leagues Queensland club west of Brisbane in 2018.

Ahead of their game with Peninsula Power today at Clive Berghofer Stadium, Ipswich rivals Western Pride's omission from the women's competition next year has presented the Thunder with a larger talent pool to scout from.

The Thunder's assistant coach Anthony Bigby said while the recruitment process is just beginning, there is a level of empathy for their Ipswich rivals.

"It is fair to say that we are sympathetic," he said.

"There are certainly a bunch of players there who are looking to come and play for us but Brisbane is an hour away too and clubs from there could be looking to grab those girls. …

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