Gridiron Down Under

VIC BOWL XXXIV

This coming Saturday will see defending Champion the Western Crusaders take on the most dominant club in GV history, the Monash Warriors. Who will win VIC BOWL XXXIV? November 17, 2018 VIC BOWL XXXIV 3:00 pm Hendy Street Reserve You can never count out a juggernaut like the...

GV Week 13 Review (Playoff Preview)

So there you have it. The final games of the 2018 Regular Season are behind us. Only 8 teams are left. Let’s get ready for Playoff FOOTBALL!!!   Crusaders Hit Cruise Control Western Crusaders 27 Defeated Geelong Buccaneers 7 With a bit of an administration mistake by...

GV Power Rankings. End of Regular Season.

Final week of the Power Rankings for 2018. Where did your club finish?   Western Crusaders 1 ⇔ 1 Got the W for another undefeated season, making it 20 straight victories. Can they be beaten? Melbourne University Royals 2 ⇔ 2 Can QB Alex Franklin get healthy for another Vic...

GV 2018 Week 12 Review (Week 13 Preview)

Sharks Not On Top Of Food Chain. South Eastern Predators 55 Defeated Peninsula Sharks 6 It was never going to be pretty for the Sharks but no one expected them to put points up against the Predators. They managed a score from a long pass by their more than capable QB but...

GV Power Rankings Week 12

Going into the final week of the 2018 season there might not be too many changes in the rankings. There are a few surprises this week. Western Crusaders 1 ⇔ 1 The Cru won’t move from here. Should handle Geelong easily unless they rest a few players. Melbourne University...

GV 2018 Week 11 Review (Week 12 Preview)

With just 2 weeks remaining, some teams still find themselves with a shot at making the playoffs. This week see’s the top 2 sides face off in what will be an epic battle. Rangers Don’t Give A Bucc. Croydon Rangers 39 Defeated Geelong Buccaneers 0 In what I thought was...

GV Power Rankings Week 11.

Western Crusaders 1 ⇔ 1 The game that coach Craig Wilson has been waiting for. Was sighted (by me) watching the Royals in preparation for this huge, HUGE game. Did I mention how huge it is? Melbourne University Royals 2 ⇔ 2 Won’t be happy they were scored on by a former Div...

GV 2018 Week 10 Review (Week 11 Preview)

Fish On Barbarian Menu. Monash Barbarians 42 Defeated Peninsula Sharks 0 The positive in this game was the fact the Sharks were able to move the ball downfield. Just the lack of experience again having a huge factor. The Sharks have allowed over 40 points in all of the games. The...

GV Power Rankings Week 10.

Western Crusaders 1 ⇔ 1 Their opponent Forfeited this week but there was no way they were going to drop, barring a disaster. Melbourne University Royals 2 ⇔ 2 They finally get to play next game. Monash Warriors 3 ⇔ 3 The week off sees them remain in 3rd. Croydon Rangers 4 ⇔ 4...

GV 2018 Week 9 Review (Week 10 Preview)

Predators Do What’s Needed. South Eastern Predators 35 Defeated Ballarat Falcons 6 In a game that could have been a blowout early, the Falcons didn’t allow that to happen with a half time score of 21-6. Both sides were low on numbers on this day so it was survival of...