Gridiron Down Under

GV, DIVISION 2 Season Review

YOUR DIVISION 2, 2017 CHAMPIONS ARE……. THE NORTHERN RAIDERS GRIDIRON CLUB. Sun, sand and some hard hitting defense was on display Saturday morning.   So if you weren’t privy to the information you would not have been aware that the Championship game ran the...

Gridiron Victoria 2017 Season Wrap Up

The 2017 Gridiron Victoria season came to an end on Saturday as the Western Crusaders won their 4th VIC BOWL title over the Melbourne University Royals 30-9. The Crusaders were not challenged by any other team all season, completely dominating on offense and defense as they...

GV, DIVISION 2, CHAMPIONSHIP VII Preview

CHAMPIONSHIP VII NORTHERN RAIDERS V MELTON WOLVES SATURDAY OCTOBER 14th 2017 @ 11:00am MACPHERSON PARK, MELTON It is finally here. After months of preseason training and 12 games of football over 14 weeks (excluding League-wide BYE’s). We have come down to the final 2...

Gridiron Victoria VIC BOWL XXXIII Preview

After a great set of Semi-Finals, a season that was far too short, and the longest list of injuries of I have seen in recent years, we have arrived at “The Game”. So what scenario have we arrived at? No Rangers or Warriors in the big dance for the first time in 22 years. Are we...

GV, Division 2, Semi Final Review

Raiders Home In Nail Biter. Wolves Make History. The CHAMPIONSHIP VII contestants have been decided. Let’s take a look at last weekend’s games to see how they got there. NORTHERN RAIDERS – 7 Defeated MONASH BARBARIANS – 6 That scoreline is right, so no...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1 – Semi-Finals

Finally, after the bye week where teams prepped for the finals (insert *hit the turps celebrating wins by Richmond and the Storm), we enter week 1 of the finals. With Croydon dropping the ball at the back end of the season, we have the better set of games, in my opinion. Now I do...

GV, Division 2, Semi Final Preview.

The regular season is just a memory. Time to prove who is worthy to battle it out for the Div 2 Championship.   Sunday 8th October, DR Atkinson Reserve, Reservoir – 10:30am Northern Raiders (1) 10 wins 2 losses V Monash Barbarians (4) 6 wins 5 losses 1 draw 2017...

GV, DIVISION 2 – MVP CANDIDATES

WILL THE REAL ‘MVP’ PLEASE STAND UP!!!! After a very hotly contested regular season, we paused for a weekend to enjoy the AFL and NRL Grand Finals plus the Awards Ceremonies earlier in the week. Dustin Martin took out the AFL Brownlow Medal while Melbourne Storm...

Flag Football coming in 2017

The Croydon Rangers has announced that they will be offering an Under 16 & Under 13 non-contact Flag Football program to be held at Ranger Field. This is a development that the Club has been looking towards for a number of years. The Croydon Rangers have been successful in...

GV, Division 2, Week 14 Review

Raiders Secure No.1 Seed. Wolves Scrape Past CCU. Barbarians Playoff Bound.   Week 14 saw 2 very defensive battles, 1 score fest and a Quarterback Carousel to rival the Cleveland Browns. We also welcomed some spring weather for the first time. Enjoy the game reviews and take...