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Do you want to play Gridiron?

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 senior men’s competition starts in Summer.

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Juniors and Women’s season starts first weekend in October! Now recruiting under 19’s for juniors and 18+ women’s for full kit, full contact American Football right here in Victoria. Seniors starts back early 2015!

8 week season culminating in the 2014 TGI Friday’s Junior and Women’s Vic Bowl on Sunday 14th December in Endeavour Hills.

Check out the full junior and women’s fixture here!

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

Junior Vic Bowl Champions

Seen our 7Mate commercial?

Keen to play, coach or officiate American Football here in Victoria?

Check out our list of Victorian Gridiron Clubs around Melbourne and across Victoria and contact us know with a little information about yourself!

The 2013 Senior Season will kick off in early May (date to be confirmed).

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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Warriors star catches helicopter to Vic Bowl in Bendigo

Heath Decker catches Helicopter to Vic Bowl
Photo courtesy of Morgan Decker

Monash Warriors star Heath Decker had a conundrum Saturday.

He was scheduled to play Wide Receiver and Quarterback for the Warriors in the 2014 TGI Friday’s VIC BOWL on Bendigo Saturday night at 6pm.

However last Thursday night the head coach at his beloved North Ringwood Aussie Rules club called with a problem: they needed him to play fullback Saturday afternoon against the equivalent of Buddy Franklin in their Eastern Football League semi final.

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Congratulations to Tom Kinloch: 300 incredible games

Tom Kinloch plays 300 games

Tom Kinloch will reached an epic milestone on Saturday 19th July against the Miners.

As he laced up his boots and took the field he reached a milestone that no one in Australia let alone Victoria has ever got close to.

300 games of American Football is a truly incredible feat as most years the season ran only 10 to 14 games which makes his record of longevity only more amazing.

Tom has represented both the Victorian Eagles and the Australian National team in multiple campaigns, served as State and National coach and lead the Croydon Rangers Juniors to multiple Junior Vic Bowls.

Tom was recognised for his achievements as a life member of Gridiron Victoria in 2012.

Congratulations Tom on this remarkable feat from everyone who plays American Football in this country.

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Another Victorian heads to US College: Sean O’Kane

Sean O'Kane Gridiron Victoria

Former Barbarian Sean O’Kane is packing his bags and heading for Middle Tennessee State University in Conference USA (the Blue Raiders).

Sean, 6’3 leaves Australia Wednesday and with camp beginning Sunday 3rd August he will challenge for the punting position as a walk on. His first game would be against Savannah State on the 30th August whilst home field is Johnny “red” Floyd stadium that holds a mere 30,000 people!

Sean O'KaneIn his time at Monash he played wide receiver and punter and starred in the 2012 Division Two championship team against the Royals at Moorabbin

Prior to his Gridiron career he played Australian rules for Blackburn FC and Collegians FC, honing that cannon of a leg that will serve him well at MTSU.

GV spoke with Sean this morning:

I’m really excited at the opportunity to play and study in another country and looking forward to getting stuck into training camp.

In addition to playing, Sean served the league incredibly as secretary for 2 years and was instrumental in running the Vic Bowl last year.

All the best Sean from everyone at Gridiron Victoria.

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Junior State Coaches Wanted!

2013 Junior Victorian EaglesGridiron Victoria is seeking a Head Coach to develop our Junior Victorian Eagles program in preparation for the 2015 Junior National Championships.

The tournament will be held likely in April 2015.

GV will be developing a Junior High Performance program to develop our best young players who demonstrate potential for representative football.

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter via email to the GV secretary.

Cover letter should address proposed practice times, locations, frequency, etc.  It should also identify potential assistant coaching staff and other staff (i.e. Medics/trainers and Team Manager).

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