Gridiron (American Football) is alive and thriving in Victoria Australia!
There are 10 clubs spread throughout the Melbourne metropolitan area, Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong and Gippsland.
We cater for Juniors (14-18 years) and Seniors (18+) and also recruiting women for full kit Gridiron.
Already week 3 of the 2013 senior Gridiron Victoria season and some key matchups in both divisions.
Results Week 3
Western Crusaders defeat Croydon Rangers 19-12
Northern Raiders defeat Gippsland Gladiators 10-0
Monash Barbarians defeat Ballarat Falcons 44-0
Geelong Buccaneers defeat Monash Warriors 19-18
Week 4 of the 2013 Gridiron Victoria season celebrates the oldest clubs in the state.
In a major milestone celebrating 25 years of the Berwick Miners, the club is hosting two big games featuring our four oldest teams on Saturday 25th May at Rawling Field, Sydney Pargeter Reserve.
The early morning game (starting an hour later than normal at 11:30am) will be the Western Crusaders up against the Monash Warriors.
Kicking off at 3:30pm, the Miners face off against traditional rivals the Croydon Rangers for a finish under the new lights at Rawlings Field.
Other activities will be running on the day, including face painting, a jumping castle for the kids, a raffle and drinks available at the bar!
11:30 am – Western Crusaders v. Monash Warriors
3:30 pm – Berwick Miners v. Croydon Rangers
Charity Bowl supporting beyondblue featuring NFL running back Ricky Williams
Gridiron Victoria is proud to present the inaugural CHARITY BOWL on Sunday 9th June, proudly supporting beyondblue.
The event will feature a very special guest, Heisman trophy winner and NFL star running back Ricky Williams will attend and toss the coin prior to the match.
Contesting the first ever Charity Bowl will be the Melbourne Uni Royals and the Geelong Buccaneers. Both clubs wear blue and will battle it out for the bowl to support those who battle depression.
The event will be held at the Royals ground, Brens Oval off Macarthur Road in Parkville just behind the Melbourne Zoo.
There will be entertainment and more, get along and support Gridiron Victoria and beyondblue. RSVP to the Facebook event here.
Gridiron Victoria (GV) is currently finalising a policy regarding gambling on GV matches in consultation with the club Presidents and the Committee of Management.
In the meantime ask everyone in the GV community to think very long and hard before acting.
The integrity of our sport is paramount, perception is everything.
Regardless of the policy that is put in place we remind you that wagering on any match that your club is involved in will NOT BE tolerated. Anyone associated with a club is NOT to gamble on any match that club is participating in.
Please take this extremely seriously and get on with contesting all Gridiron Victoria matches in the true spirit of sport.
Week 2 of the senior season rolls around and all games are played on Saturday so we can celebrate Mothers Day on Sunday.
Results from Week 2
Melbourne Uni Royals defeat Bendigo Dragons 28-0
Western Crusaders defeat Berwick Miners 24-18
Gippsland Gladiators defeat Ballarat Falcons 20-0
Geelong Buccaneers defeat Croydon Rangers 34-6