Gridiron Down Under

2015 IFAF World Championships Wrap Up

And the winner is surprise surprise the USA over Japan 59 – 12, after all the problems IFAF had getting these championships off the ground they did appear to run smoothly in Canton. The IFAF Congress which was also held in Canton during the championships was facial to say...

Channeling Confidence: Australia-France Preview

How the times can change; the humble Australian Outback teams of years past versus a European side such as the French would have most likely had you thinking of a lopsided result in favour of the latter. Things are different now, and as of right now in this IFAF World...

Australian Outback roll South Korea 47-6

Australia got off to the perfect start early on Friday morning Australian time with a huge win over South Korea 47-6 Australia and South Korea kicked off the 2015 IFAF World Championships as the opening game in Canton, Ohio but it was far from a good start for the Outback. In the...

Australian Captains & Team Uniform Announced

Gridiron Australia have announced the team captains for the 2015 Australian Outback at the IFAF World Championships. As voted by their team mates they are : #3 Quarterback – Jared Stegman #80 Linebacker – Brad Bennett #72 Offensive Line – James Gifford #22...

Matt McKie Aussie team diary Part 2

On the 4th of July the Australian Team had a join team practice with the USA national team as a part of the preparations for the 2015 IFAF World Championships. This practice was held at Akron University which is where the USA team is based for its preparations, after practice the...

PM Tony Abbott gives the National Team best wishes

A message from the Australian Prime Minister to the Australian Outback National Gridiron Team   Good to see everyone getting on board!

Matt McKie Aussie Team Picture Diary

Good friend of GridironDownunder, Croydon Ranger tight end Matt McKie is on the Australian Outback Team and is providing us with a picture diary of his work with the Australian Team. The Australian team arrived a few days ago at Ashland University and have been practising at Jack...

New Sense of Expectation Ahead of Australia

Keep the date July 2nd, 1999 in mind. In the fourth quarter, Quarterback David Ward throws an 11-yard TD pass to Scott Snowball, followed by a 27-yard field goal from Glenn Fenwick to help defeat Finland 10-7 in the 5th place game. Australia’s history at the IFAF World...

Schedule set for IFAF World Championships

A few days ago the website for the 2015 IFAF World Championships was launched along with the release of tickets for all the match days. We now have the schedule for the world championships and Australia will open up against South Korea: Thursday, July 9 Game 1: Australia vs....

2015 IFAF World Championships

A group of Australian players have been lucky enough to have been selected to represent Australia at the 2015 IFAF World Championships and thankfully Gridiron Australia has let Victorian players represent. but what sort of tournament are they headed too? 2015 IFAF World...