Gridiron Down Under

GV 2018 Week 2 Review (Week 3 Preview)

Week 2 gave a real mixed bag of results. Again plenty of Offense and a game that struggled to live up to the hype (the hype I tried to stir).   Barbarians Outlast Silverbacks. Monash Barbarians 6 Defeated Pakenham Silverbacks 0 In what I thought was going to be a high...

GV 2018 Week 1 Review (Week 2 Preview)

I think the gap between the former Div 2 clubs and the Div 1 big 4 might be a bit of a concern but we saw plenty of scoring in week 1.   Warriors Wound Wolves. Monash Warriors 38 Defeated Melton Wolves 0. The sun was shining, there was a slight breeze and not a cloud in the...

GRIDIRON VICTORIA, Week 1 Preview

It’s FINALLY here!   Let’s take a look at week 1 of the 2018 Gridiron Victoria Season. Bye – South Eastern Predators, Geelong Buccaneers, Northern Raiders. ALL BALLARAT GAMES NOW AT WHITE FLAT OVAL   August 4, 2018 Monash Warriors v Melton Wolves 10:30...

GRIDIRON VICTORIA 2018 SEASON PREVIEW

Gridiron Victoria Wow! That was interesting men’s offseason and we haven’t even played a snap. From ONE League with Div 2 fielding 4 teams for development then back to 7 and 7, before we blinked it was 6 (Div 1) and 8 (Div 2) then another team put their hands up to...

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...