Gridiron Down Under

Australia defeat American Samoa

The Gridiron Australia development teams have defeated American Samoa to the tune of 40-14 in the second game of the inaugural Tahitian Festival of American Football. In the first game of the festival American Samoa defeated Tahiti 52-12 in which American Samoan receiver Ryan...

Gridiron Australia reappoints John Leijten as Head Coach

Via the Gridiron Australia Facebook page John Leijten has been reappointment as the Men’s National Team head coach. Gridiron Australia are pleased to announce the reappointment of John Leijten as the Australian Outback Men’s Senior National Team Head Coach. Coach Leijten...

Gridiron Australia announce the Australian Outback Tahiti Tour

Gridiron Australia announced earlier in the year that they would travel to Tahiti to play their national team. On the Gridiron Australia Facebook page more detail was provided today about the trip which is below: Gridiron Australia would like to announce that this year’s...

GA Announces game against Tahiti

Gridiron Australia have announced on their Facebook page the men’s national team the Outback will play a one off friendly against Tahiti in July 2016. This will be the first time the two teams have played, it was also the first I heard that Tahiti played football. Gridiron...

Australian Outback roll South Korea 47-6

Australia got off to the perfect start early on Friday morning Australian time with a huge win over South Korea 47-6 Australia and South Korea kicked off the 2015 IFAF World Championships as the opening game in Canton, Ohio but it was far from a good start for the Outback. In the...

Australian Captains & Team Uniform Announced

Gridiron Australia have announced the team captains for the 2015 Australian Outback at the IFAF World Championships. As voted by their team mates they are : #3 Quarterback – Jared Stegman #80 Linebacker – Brad Bennett #72 Offensive Line – James Gifford #22...

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...

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...

Australian National Team Roster Announced for 2015 World Championships

The 45 man squad for the Outback Australian National team has been announced to head to Canton Ohio in August for the World Championships of American Football. Defense # NAME POSITION STATE 25 Heamasi Akauola NOSE WA 80 Bradley Bennett STRONG LINEBACKER WA 52 Zack Bryers STRONG...