Gridiron Down Under

Gridiron Victoria VIC BOWL XXXIII Preview

After a great set of Semi-Finals, a season that was far too short, and the longest list of injuries of I have seen in recent years, we have arrived at “The Game”. So what scenario have we arrived at? No Rangers or Warriors in the big dance for the first time in 22 years. Are we...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1 – Week 14 (or Week 10 of the Premier Division)

So we finally head into the final round of Gridiron Victoria, and it has been a most memorable season. Now what should we expect in the final round? One thing we do know, the Crusaders will continue towards their Vic Bowl Championship, but there is much that is still very much up...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1 – Week 13 (or Week 9 of Div 1) Preview

As we head into the second last round of the season, we have a couple of games that will have some influence on the finals, while the other game will go a long way to testing the future of one team. Are we likely to see another upset? Will the finals picture become clearer? Will...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1 – Week 12 (or Week 8 of Div 1)

After making my way down to Melbourne to watch a couple of Div 1 games, I was looking forward to catching up with a few friends and seeing how much the game has grown over the course of the 2017 season. Let’s just say that I write the preview with great trepidation. Melbourne Uni...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1, Week 7 Predictions

Now that we have finally returned to football in Victoria because a week is a long time for those not fortunate enough to have headed up for the college game or hit the Hennessey on the Gold Coast. With just 4 games left in the shortened season, the only thing assured is the...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1 – Week 10 (or Week 6 of Div 1)

Back to the freezing conditions of Victoria, I already missed the idea of watching games under the sun with a nice cold beverage. With the first run against all opponents in the bag, we now look to the future. Div 1 is starting to feel like Gridiron in SA, where so few teams are...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1 – Week 9 (or Week 5 of Div 1)

Reporting from BrizVegas this week, this is just an old fart’s view on what he feels might happen this week. I dropped in standings as they have more relevance leading into the mid-mark of the season. So before I head down to watch Round 1 of GQ, let’s see what dribble I can drop...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1 – Week 8 (or Week 4 of Div 1)

Photo Credit: Barend van den Hoek Gridiron Victoria Division 1 – Week 8 (or Week 4 of Div 1) I have omitted standings next to records, as they are useless in my eyes until each time has played the other, but that is just my opinion. South Eastern Predators (0-3) vs. Western...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1 Preview

Photo: Barend van den Hoek Gridiron Victoria Division 1 – Week 7 (or Week 3 of Div 1) I have omitted standings next to records, as they are useless in my eyes until each time has played the other, but that is just my opinion. South Eastern Predators (0-2) vs. Monash Warriors...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1, Week 6 preview

Photo Credit : Barend van den Hoek DIVISION 1 Saturday July 22 – Lakeside Recreation Reserve, Pakenham Croydon Rangers (5th Place, 0-1) vs Monash Warriors (1st Place, 1-0) Well the Warriors well and truly started the season on fire, and given they usually get better after 2 or 3...