Gridiron Down Under

7 Australians in the NFL!

Well right now there is seven but we are going to lose a few…. Best known is probably Jesse Williams AKA “The Monstar” The Seahawks waived the 24-year-old defensive tackle earlier this year after he spent two seasons on the team’s IR because of constant knee...

Under 19 World Cup Qualifier on Sunshine Coast

Yesterday (13th May 2015) the Sunshine Coast Council announced it will play host when Australia takes on New Zealand in a Under 19 World Cup Qualifier on July 11. The venue will be Sunshine Coast Stadium (Pictured), a grass surface which normally sees Union, League and Soccer on...

2016 Bowl Game in Melbourne?

ESPN has been reporting that there is a group lead by Paul Sergeant to host a College Football Bowl game at Etihad Stadium, this story is now on CBS Sports and Bleacher Report. The bowl game would feature one team from the Pac 12 Conference and one team from the Mountain West...

Who is the NGL?

The NGL appeared on my radar when a fried liked the NGL’s Facebook page and I thought to myself “Who is trying to cash in on Gridiron now…” According to an story that is on smh.com.au written by Beth Newman the NGL managing partner is Marcin Soluch who has...

2015 IFAF World Championships

A group of Australian players have been lucky enough to have been selected to represent Australia at the 2015 IFAF World Championships and thankfully Gridiron Australia has let Victorian players represent. but what sort of tournament are they headed too? 2015 IFAF World...

Gridiron Victoria Week 2 results

Gridiron Victoria Week Two Results Saturday 9th May – The Cove: Corio Community Reserve, 20 Hendy Street Corio (enter off Bogong) 10:30am Croydon Rangers defeat Melbourne Uni Royals  58-0 1:30pm South Eastern Predators defeat Geelong Buccaneers  32-28   Saturday 9th ...

Organizer wants to host bowl game in Australia

By : Brett McMurphy, College football reporter From : espn.com Original Source : Click Here On Tuesday, the NCAA certified a record 42 bowl games for the 2015 season. If it’s up to Paul Sergeant, there will be a 43rd bowl game in 2016 — held in Melbourne, Australia....

Irwin-Hill invited to train with Indianapolis Colts in NFL

By ADAM BOURKE From : bendigoadvertiser.com.au Original Source : Click Here BENDIGO’S Sam Irwin-Hill is a step closer to realising his NFL dream after being invited to train with the Indianapolis Colts. The punter will attend a Colts’ training camp this weekend where his kicking...

Former Victorian Eagle Jordan Berry Signs With the Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed punter Jordan Berry, a native of Essendon in Victoria who punted collegiately at Eastern Kentucky from 2010-2013. Berry was a member of the Eastern Kentucky University football program from 2009-13 and was a three-time All-OVC punter. As a...

Australian National Team Roster Announced for 2015 World Championships

The 45 man squad for the Outback Australian National team has been announced to head to Canton Ohio in August for the World Championships of American Football. Defense # NAME POSITION STATE 25 Heamasi Akauola NOSE WA 80 Bradley Bennett STRONG LINEBACKER WA 52 Zack Bryers STRONG...