Gridiron Victoria American Football

We offer Men's (16+), Women's (16+) and Under 19's (15- 19) gridiron competitions under NCAA rules. We have 13 gridiron clubs spread throughout the Melbourne metro area, Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong, Gippsland & Pakenham.

Do you want to play? No experience necessary!

Under 19's (15+) & Women's (16+) season runs February to late April whilst our men's (18+) competition runs June to October each year.

Just find the Victorian Gridiron Club closest to you!

2016 Annual General Meeting

On Monday 18th January, Gridiron Victoria held its 2016 Annual General Meeting. In accordance with our Constitution, the following Executive Committee (Exec) was elected:

  • President: Sam Weller
  • Vice President: Mark Levin
  • Secretary: Rob Hunter
  • Registrar: Ashlee Trimble

The position of Treasurer is still vacant and will be managed by the President in the interim.

Our sincere thanks to outgoing secretary Richie Howlett for his invaluable contribution to the league and tireless work over the past year.

The new Exec is firmly committed to a highly productive 100 days with a number of initiatives and major announcements pending for the 2016 men’s, junior and women’s competitions.

#BiggerAndBetter #GV2016

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2015 Women’s Season Awards

At a glittering event last Friday night attended by more than 100 people, Gridiron Victoria acknowledged the outstanding individual efforts this season with the 2015 Women’s League Awards.

Our thanks to Lisa Tzevakos for an outstanding effort putting the evening together; Barend van den Hoek for  amazing photos from the night (and again throughout the year) and to GV Vice President and Director of Women’s Football Mark Levin on managing an outstanding year of Women’s Football in Victoria.

Now on to the award winners! Congratulations to the following ladies on an outstanding season!

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Statement regarding recent media claims

Release for Press 30 December 2015

Following a recent article in the Herald Sun, dated December 29, 2015 5:55pm, by Peter Rolfe. The executive of Gridiron Victoria wish to make the following points clear, and would have done so to the reporter, if given sufficient time to respond to his email request.

In early 2015, the full committee of Gridiron Victoria, as a result of an annual review of operating rules, unanimously (with 1 abstention) voted to no longer allow female participation in their 15 year old to under 19 competition. Citing the duty of care owed by its accredited coaches to all players in the competition, and the fact that we have a viable 16 and over Women’s competition (or 15 with parents, club coaches, state director of coaching and executive clearance).

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2015 Junior League Awards

At the 2015 Junior Vic Bowl XVIII we acknowledged the outstanding individual effort by our very best players.

And following an undefeated season and a emphatic back to back championship run, the Melbourne Uni Lions scooped the pool of awards! Congratulations to the following great players on an incredible year.

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2015 Junior & Women’s VIC BOWL on Halloween

The 2015 Gridiron Victoria Junior & Women’s VIC BOWL will be on Saturday 31st October in a special HALLOWEEN event spooktacular!

It will be held at the home ground of our newest club the Melton Wolves: MacPherson Park Recreation Reserve, 783 Coburns Road Melton (google maps)

Junior Vic Bowl
MELBOURNE UNI LIONS defeat WESTERN CRUSADERS

Women’s Vic Bowl
GEELONG BUCCANEERS defeat NORTHERN LADY RAIDERS

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