Gridiron Down Under

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)...

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...