The Tiwi Bombers women's team played in Katherine on Saturday, as they continued their push to be included in the NT's premier competition.
Tiwi Bombers Football Club took part in last weekends Big Rivers Football League Umpires Carnival, as they move towards being awarded a spot in the AFLNT women's league.
The Bombers have a men's team in the competition, and aim to add a female team before the start of the next season later this year.
Club president Mary Dunn said the team travelled all day from the Tiwi Islands on Friday, arriving in Katherine at 11pm, before being ready to compete on Saturday morning.
Ms Dunn said the club want to push their players as far as possible, first to the premier NT competition, and then get their best players all the way to the AFLW clubs if they are good enough.
She said she enjoyed looking at the football talent in the Katherine region.
"It will be good to pick out who's strong in every team," she said.
"You never know, we might have a few girls down there playing at the top level."
The Bombers were certainly strong enough for the Big Rivers competition, displaying their skills all day and easily winning the Grand Final 59-0 against Ngukurr.
However the success of the team goes beyond results on the field, as the team's assistant coach Deanne Rioli explained the community's health on the Tiwi Islands is improving because of sport.
"Since we started we've had women who are borderline diabetic (join the team)," she said.
"The local doctor said their health has improved."
With these ongoing successes, Ms Rioli was confident the team will "shake up" the AFLNT when they are eventually allowed to join.
"Every player brings something different, their own game," she said.
"The older players are really showing their leadership... it all gels."
The Tiwi Islands were also represented in the men's carnival on Saturday by Imalu, who usually compete in the local Tiwi league.
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