Gridiron Down Under

GV, Division 2, Week 10 Preview

Dragons Breathe Life Into Season. Unfit CCU Forfeit. Barbarians Clip Falcons Wings.   Upsets and Forfeits were the formula for the weekend in Div 2. Upsets are a good thing where as forfeits are a blemish on the League. What will week 10 bring? A full schedule of games would...

GV, Division 2 , Week 9 Preview

Wolves knock Falcons off perch. Not so lucky 7 for CCU. Dragons slayed by Raiders.   No real close contests last week, just the pecking order being sorted in the standings. The Raiders had an opportunity to solidify themselves as Championship favourites while rivals Ballarat...

GV, Division 2, Week 8 Preview

Raiders pillage and plunder Crusaders. Barbarians and Dragons in nail biting draw. CCU give Wolves a fright. Everything went according to plan in the inner city match-up at Royal Park between the Northern Raiders and Western Crusaders. Someone should have told the Monash...

GV, Division 2, Week 7 Preview

Falcons dig deep to win Gold. Barbarians keep Casey Cardinia at bay. Wolves inflict more than “Just a flesh wound” on Crusaders. With the completion of the 5th Gold Fields Bowl it got me thinking. Why should Bendigo and Ballarat participate in the only Bowl game that...

GV, Division 2, Week 6 Preview

Raiders run from fast finishing Wolves. Penalties outscore points in Falcons and CCU clash. Barbarians defeat the undefeated again. A nice sunny Saturday morning in Ballarat matched a good fair display of football between the Raiders and Wolves, both running games dominated. The...

GV, Division 2, Week 5 Preview.

Week 4 headlines – Barbarians last second Intercept downs Raiders. Dragons slay ‘The U’. Crusaders II new Championship favourites? Week 5 shapes up to be another cracking weekend of Football with the addition (Finally) of Division 1 games, but it’s all...

GV, Division 2, Week 4 Preview.

NO FOOTBALL ON SUNDAY……. SAY WHAT?? Dragons yet to win a game and the Wolves, Falcons and newly formed “Cru II” with 2 wins already. Who would of thunk it? Saturday 8th July – Tom Flood Sports Center, Bendigo – 10:30am Western Crusaders II (2-0) V Ballarat...

Gridiron Victoria, Division 2, Week 3 Preview.

We are into week 3 already while Division 1 can only look on in anticipation for their season to kick off. After 2 weeks we have already seen a few surprises. Why would this week be any different?   Saturday 1st July – Alfredton 2,  Alfredton – 1:00pm Ballarat Falcons...

Gridiron Victoria, Division 2, Week 2 Preview.

Week 1 done and dusted. Time for week 2.   Saturday 24th June, DR Atkinson Reserve, Reservoir – 1:00pm Northern Raiders (1-0) V CCU (0-1) Last time they met: Raiders 8 – CCU 43 (Championship game) Both teams come off indifferent starts to the season. The Raiders were very...

Gridiron Victoria, Division 2, Week 1 Preview.

Football Season is here……..except in Division 1. BRING IT ON!!!   Saturday 17th June, Lakeside Recreation Reserve, Pakenham – 3:00pm Ballarat Falcons (3-8-1) V Melton Wolves (2-10) Last time they met: Wolves 34 – Falcons 0 The Wolves ran (literally)...