Gridiron Down Under

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...

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...

IFAF wants to participate in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Gridiron at the Olympic games… or maybe it will be Chess, Orienteering or Tug of War. The International Federation of American Football (IFAF) is taking the next step and applying to have gridiron become a part of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo. There are...

Aus vs NZ under 19 Tickets on Sale

The Sunshine Coast Stadium has released tickets for the Australia vs New Zealand Under 19 World Cup Qualifier on July 11. Tickets will cost: Adult: $10 Concession: $5 15 & Under: FREE Gates will open at 11am with the GQ Ghosts of Gridiron 2015 Charity Bowl kicking off at 12...

Schedule set for IFAF World Championships

A few days ago the website for the 2015 IFAF World Championships was launched along with the release of tickets for all the match days. We now have the schedule for the world championships and Australia will open up against South Korea: Thursday, July 9 Game 1: Australia vs....

IFAF World Championship Tickets Released

Overnight IFAF made tickets to the World Championships available for purchase, the only problem is you don’t know what games you will see when you buy your ticket. A full price adult ticket is only $10 US for a day pass which will get you 3 games of football, the match days...
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