Gridiron Victoria American Football

Victoria is home to the biggest and best Gridiron league in Australia!

We offer Men's, Women's full NCAA uniform and Juniors (under 19's) gridiron competitions. We have a total of 13 clubs spread throughout the Melbourne metropolitan area and Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong, Gippsland and Pakenham.

Do you want to play gridiron? No experience necessary!

Find the Victorian Gridiron club near you for more information.

Junior (Under 19's) & Women's season starts mid September to late October 2015 and again in mid February through to late April. Our men's competition runs May to August each year. Clubs are now recruiting and rookies are always welcome with many new players getting a start each season.

2015 Junior & Women’s Season

2015 Women's Season

Our biggest and best Junior and Women’s season is starting soon!

The 2015 Junior & Women’s VIC BOWL is on Halloween: Saturday 31st October (venue TBC).

We feature 8 Junior and 6 Women’s teams in 2015!


Melbourne Uni Lions, South Eastern Predators, Western Crusaders, Monash Warriors, Berwick Miners, Croydon Rangers, Pakenham Silverbacks, Northern Raiders


Northern Lady Raiders, Berwick Miners Diamonds, Melbourne Uni Chargers, Geelong Buccaneers, Ballarat Kestrels, Croydon Rangers

Season shift in 2016

In addition to the upcoming season, from 2016 the Junior and Women’s season will move permanently to the start of the year with the season expected to kick off mid February and conclude late April 2016. The men’s season will push back at least a month to mid June.

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Do you want to play Under 19’s Gridiron?

Gridiron Victoria Junior Season

Seen our TV commercial? Want to follow in the footsteps of Jarryd Hayne?

Make the switch to American Football now and you too could find yourself in the NFL one day. Pre-season training for junior competition starts SOON!

Find the junior team nearest you!

We have junior gridiron teams across metro Melbourne, Pakenham and Geelong.

Gridiron Victoria is recruiting men and women for senior and junior competitions as well as coaches, officials and support staff.

Got some questions? View our FAQs page and contact us today!

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2015 Senior Awards

Gridiron Victoria congratulates the following senior players on their #GV2015 season.
Jnala Saluni vs Jordan Beck

The awards are voted upon by both players and coaches from each of the 13 teams.

Division One Awards

Overall MVP
Jnala Saluni (Western Crusaders)

VGOA Best & Fairest
Jordan Beck (Croydon Rangers)

Defensive MVP
Jnala Saluni (Western Crusaders)

Offensive MVP
Tokoa Tangatakino (Melbourne Uni Royals)

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Congratulations to the 2015 Champions!

2015 Vic Bowl Champions

The Croydon Rangers are the 2015 Vic Bowl champions, defeating the Monash Warriors 16-7 in an incredible game of football in Morwell.

It is their 5th state championship and first since 2004, having lost 5 times in the title match up until this win.

Running Back Jordan Beck was named MVP with 117 yards on 20 carries. Ian Box caught a touchdown pass whilst FB Matt Jan rushed for a score. The Warriors gave up a safety whilst RB Ben Curley scored their only touchdown.

Congratulations to the Monash Warriors on yet another outstanding season.

Division Two Champion Pakenham Silverbacks

The Pakenham Silverbacks have capped a fairytale second season, winning the Division Two Championship by defeating the Monash Barbarians 9-6 in a tough battle.

The Barbarians Oscar Cisneros was named the MVP of the game.

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VIC BOWL 2015 – 15th August in Morwell

Gridiron Victoria (GV), in partnership with the City of Latrobe Council are proud to announce that the 2015 Gridiron Victoria VIC BOWL XXXI will be held at the Latrobe City Sports & Entertainment Stadium in Morwell.

The event, to be held on Saturday 15th August culminates the 31st season of Men’s American Football here in Victoria.

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