Gridiron Down Under

Australia to face Japan for fifth place

 courtesy of Dicass Sports The Junior Australian Outback will face off against Japan in the fifth-place match of the 2018 IFAF Under 19 World Championships. The Junior Outback has not registered a win so far in the tournament going down to Team USA in the opening game of the...

GA announces bid to host 2019 Mens World Championship

Gridiron Australia via its web site have announced they have put in a bid to host the 2019 Men’s World Championship. In the press release (Read Here) GA said the bid is in conjunction with Bring it on Sports, the IFAF World Championships would be held between the 15th an...

Mexico to Host 2018 u19 World Championship

The International Federation of American Football (IFAF) announced earlier in the week that the 2018 u19 World Championship will be hosted in Mexico. Jorge Orobio, President of FMFA said Richard MacLean, President of IFAF, also provided a statement. The u19 World Championships...

Court of Arbitration rules against IFAF Paris, affirms Tommy Wiking resigned as President

Source: www.americanfootballinternational.com By: John McKeon on 09/28/2017@jtmckeon American Football International has obtained a copy of a partial decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and its ruling contradicts the main assertion of IFAF Paris that their...

IFAF Women’s Championship to be held in Canada

The 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championship will be held in Langley outside Vancouver, Canada during June and July of next year. The two previous championships have been held in Sweden and Finland with the USA winning both championships over Canada. Australia will be entering...
Junior Australian Outback

Australia defeat China in opening game

Australia in its first appearance in the IFAF Under 19 World Championships have put a beat down on the host nation China, to the tune of 72-0. Australia scored early and often against a Chinese team who really looked like they did not belong on the international stage, the only...

2015 IFAF World Championships Wrap Up

And the winner is surprise surprise the USA over Japan 59 – 12, after all the problems IFAF had getting these championships off the ground they did appear to run smoothly in Canton. The IFAF Congress which was also held in Canton during the championships was facial to say...

Matt McKie Aussie team diary Part 2

On the 4th of July the Australian Team had a join team practice with the USA national team as a part of the preparations for the 2015 IFAF World Championships. This practice was held at Akron University which is where the USA team is based for its preparations, after practice the...

New Sense of Expectation Ahead of Australia

Keep the date July 2nd, 1999 in mind. In the fourth quarter, Quarterback David Ward throws an 11-yard TD pass to Scott Snowball, followed by a 27-yard field goal from Glenn Fenwick to help defeat Finland 10-7 in the 5th place game. Australia’s history at the IFAF World...

Gridiron rejected from 2020 Tokyo Olympics

In what I thought was a ridiculous attempt to become an Olympic sport, (and what was probably a waste of members money) we wont see Gridiron in Tokyo in 2020. IOC president Thomas Bach said back in February  said “broad international representation” is required if any sport want...
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