Gridiron Down Under

GV 2018 Week 7 Review (Week 8 Preview)

Warriors No Worries. Monash Warriors 22 Defeated Croydon Rangers 7 A freezing cold and windy wintry day greeted these two rivals. Unfortunately it’s now meant to be Spring and sleet, hail and even snow weren’t part of the deal. The Warriors were first to kick off the...

GV Power Rankings Week 7.

Week 7 in the books. Not a lot of movement in the power rankings however. Only 2 clubs made a move.   Western Crusaders  1 ⇔ 1 Another BYE week for them so no change for the 2nd week in a row.   Melbourne University Royals  2 ⇔ 2 No change for them despite the strong...
Rangers vs Falcons

GV Week 6 Review (Week 7 Preview)

Week 6 must have been “Precision Playing Surface Week” as all games were played on fantastic fields.   Dragons Lock Themselves In Lair. Western Crusaders 50 Defeated Bendigo Dragons 9 I arrived a little late for this one, trying to work my way around to the front...

GV Power Rankings Week 6.

With the 2018 Season almost half complete it is time for the Power Rankings which I’ll be looking after this season. Better late than never you could say. I’ll be referring to my season preview for the teams previous ranking.   Western Crusaders  1 ⇔ 1 As I...

GV 2018 Week 5 Review (Week 6 Preview)

Some competition called the NFL apparently starts this week. More importantly an early favourite to take the 2018 Vic Bowl crown has been found.   Dragons Find ‘Fire Within’. Bendigo Dragons 30 Defeated Melton Wolves 12 Pom Poms and Sunshine greeted the start of...

GV 2018 Week 4 Review (Week 5 Preview)

Short term pain for long term gain is what this season is about for most clubs.   Buccaneers Extinguish Dragons Fire. Geelong Buccaneers 22 Defeated Bendigo Dragons 0 A perfect day for football, a perfect day for the Buccaneers that turned into another bad result for the...

GV 2018 Week 3 Review (Week 4 Preview)

Predators Prey On Barbarians. South Eastern Predators 48 Defeated Monash Barbarians 0 After a tough game against the Warriors last week, the Preds were looking forward to flexing their muscles against a weaker opponent in the baby brothers the Barbarians. Another power running...

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...