Gridiron Down Under

IFAF Under-19 World Championship starts Wednesday

IFAF Under-19 World Championship begins on Wednesday in Harbin, China and Australia will open the tournament against the host team China. The Australian Team got their 2016 campaign off to a great start with a victory over New Zealand in a warm-up game last Saturday to the turn...

2016 Gridiron Australia AGM

From the Gridiron Australia web site and also posted to their Facebook page. The 2016 Gridiron Australia AGM was held on 18 June 2016 at the Holiday Inn Sydney Airport.  The current board is: •    Darrin Mitchell (Chairman) •    Shaun Dove (Deputy Chairman, Officiating, AGOA) •  ...

QLD defeat WA to become 2016 AGL Champions

On a perfect Queensland day, the two most talented and explosive teams in the 2016 AGL met in the final match to decide the AGL National Championship. The 2016 Qld Sundevils came into the game undefeated after beating the South Australia Sharks 27-6 and easily taking care of New...

Gridiron Australia reappoints John Leijten as Head Coach

Via the Gridiron Australia Facebook page John Leijten has been reappointment as the Men’s National Team head coach. Gridiron Australia are pleased to announce the reappointment of John Leijten as the Australian Outback Men’s Senior National Team Head Coach. Coach Leijten...

60 invited the 2017 Womens National Selection Camp

(Photo from Gridiron Australia Facebook Page) Gridiron Australia have announced that they have invited 60 players to the 2017 Womens National Selection Camp where they will fight for a place on the Australian Outback Womens National Team who will compete in the 2017 IFAF Womens...

Junior Outback Training Squad announced Victoria gets Snubbed

On behalf of Gridiron Australia (GA) the Australian Junior Outback Facebook page announced the first round of selections for the Junior Outback Training Squad team. The Junior Outback team will be off to China in July 2016 which were awarded the Under 19 World Championships by...

Australia ranked 11th in the world?

American Football International or AFI have released its “World Rankings” this week an off a solid World Championships Australia finds itself at number 11. Of course the USA is number one with Canada second even without going to the World Championships. After these...
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