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2017 GRIDIRON VICTORIA DIV 2 – SEASON PREVIEW

It’s back!! Gridiron is back once again in this great State of ours. It’s been a busy and confusing Off-Season for the League. You can almost liken it to an exciting season of Days of Our Lives…..or perhaps not. Division 2 will be the only Division starting in...

A little bit of GV History – Eric Mangini

As we all patiently await the kickoff to the 2017 Gridiron Victoria season, some have to wait longer than others, yes I’m looking at you Division 1. I thought I would share something from the games past. The League has been alive for over 30 years with many clubs coming and...

Gridiron Victoria, 2016 Division 2 Championship VI Preview

It’s finally here!!! Championship weekend. Pakenham Silverbacks (1) V Northern Raiders (3) Lakeside Stadium Albert Park – 12:00pm. FREE ENTRY. 2016 meetings  Week 5 – Silverbacks 36, Raiders 0 Week 12 – Silverbacks 49, Raiders 8   Welcome to Division...

Gridiron Victoria, Division 2, 2016 Regular Season review.

The Regular Season has finally come to a close for 2016. It’s been a long season that has included 3 Byes (Not including this weekend) a number of thumpings by the top team Silverbacks and 4 draws, 3 involving the Raiders. We also saw the toll the long season had on some...

Gridiron Victoria, Week Thirteen, DIV 2 Preview

With the dominant Silverbacks taking the week off, it’s left up to the rest to sort out the top 4 with 2nd, 3rd and 4th still up for grabs in Division 2. WEEK 13 is upon us. Saturday 17th September – DR Atkinson Reserve, Reservoir – 3:00pm Melton Wolves (Last place...

Gridiron Victoria, Week Twelve, Division 2 Preview

The Pakenham Silverbacks have clinched the Minor Premiership. Now all that is left to work out is the other 3 spots in the top 4. WEEK 12 – Lets’ get it sorted! Saturday 10th September – The Cove: Corio – 10:30am Northern Raiders (3rd Place, 4-2-3) vs Pakenham...

Gridiron Victoria Week Eleven, Div 2 Preview

Now that we have experienced a NCAA College Football game on Australian soil, it’s time to return our focus to the best league in Australia. Let’s get ready for week 11 in Division 2. Saturday 3rd September – Heatherbrae Reserve, Officer – 3:00pm Melton Wolves...

Gridiron Victoria Week Ten, Div 2 Preview

When it comes to Division 2 in Gridiron Victoria, we could stop the season now and just let Bendigo and Pakenham fight out the championship. But where exactly is the fun in that? As annoying as he is, Chris Berman was right when he said “That’s why they play the...

Gridiron Victoria Week Nine DIV 2 Preview

At this point of the season it seems to be 4 tiers of talent in Division 2. We have Pakenham Silverbacks on tier 1 dominating at 7-0, Bendigo Dragons are very close on tier 2 after almost pulling off a win against the league leaders. The Dragons draw against the Raiders stops me...

Gridiron Victoria Week Eight, DIV 2 Preview

DIVISION 2 Saturday August 6th – The Cove, Corio – 10:30am Northern Raiders (4th Place, 1-2-3) vs Melton Wolves (Last Place, 1-5) Last Time:     Week 1, 2016: Raiders 34, Wolves 0     The Wolves could not follow up their first ever win with another last weekend, going down to the...