Gridiron Down Under

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 Power Rankings Week 6

Power Rankings …….writers block……… 1. Northern Raiders (4-1) Same Power Ranking Coming off the bye week, I wonder what the Raiders have in stall for us. Despite all their losses through availability and injury, they come up against a Cru 2 that is struggling offensively. I think...

GV Week 6 Division 1 Power Rankings

I am Daniel Noonan, and each week I will be ranking the GV teams from top to bottom, not necessarily in the order, they appear on the ladder, but where I feel they sit in the scheme of things for genuine championship contention. Last week my Game of Thrones themed Power Rankings...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1, Week 6 preview

Photo Credit : Barend van den Hoek DIVISION 1 Saturday July 22 – Lakeside Recreation Reserve, Pakenham Croydon Rangers (5th Place, 0-1) vs Monash Warriors (1st Place, 1-0) Well the Warriors well and truly started the season on fire, and given they usually get better after 2 or 3...

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 Power Rankings Week 5

1. Northern Raiders (4-1) Same Power Ranking What a way to bounce back from a shock defeat in week 4. The boys from the Northern Suburbs showed some real grit in their win over the second placed Wolves. The Number 1 Ranking is firmly yours again, however, will it last? The ever...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1 Power Rankings

Photo By : Barend van den Hoek What is more hotly anticipated then the return of Game of Thrones last night? The return of the Gridiron Victoria Division 1 Power Rankings. I am Daniel Noonan, and each week I will be ranking the GV teams from top to bottom, not necessarily in the...

Gridiron Victoria Division 1, Round Preview

It’s been a very long time since the very talented teams in Division 1 have played any football. I feel like a dazed Kyle Reece asking a local cop “What year is it?” when it comes to deciphering where I am on the Gridiron Victoria calendar. Discombobulated as I am, I never 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 Power Rankings Week 4

Wow, what a week of Division 2 football. Two good teams become losers, 1 loser is still a loser and 2 losers forget they are so and accidentally win. This week’s Power Rankings are written with baited breath though after a week of interesting results. Is the tide turning? Or are...