Croydon Rangers Gridiron Club

Welcome to the Croydon Rangers, one of the founding clubs in this state and a proud member of Gridiron Victoria.

New players are always welcome, no experience necessary!

Feel free to contact us if you are interested in joining up!

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Mens senior team pre-season training is underway

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The Croydon Rangers senior team is under way and it is not too late to join the team.

Gridiron Victoria currently consists of 12 clubs and 13 teams (The Monash Uni enters two teams) split into two different divisions, each team will play the other teams in their division two during the season. The Croydon Rangers are in the top division and will open the season with a game against last seasons runners up the Geelong Buccaneers.

For pre season training, the club trains at the following times:

  • Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7:00 to 9:00pm.
  • Saturday from 10:30am to 12:30pm.

There are a few exceptions to this throughout the preseason:

  • 7th of March – Labour Day Weekend
  • 4th of April – Easter Long Weekend

Once the season is under way, training will be Tuesday and Thursday nights.

The success of the Croydon Rangers has been built on the hard work of players, coaches and support staff, while never losing focus on enjoying the game. Over the years, the team has consistently changed, so there are always opportunities for new players, both experienced and new, to have an impact both on and off the field.

This will be a great year for the Croydon Rangers, and we welcome and encourage everyone to become a part of it.

2015 Senior Men’s Fixture

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The 2015 Gridiron Victoria Senior Fixture has been released! The Rangers will host 5 times at Ranger Field on the following dates (all 1:30pm starts):

  • Saturday 2nd May (opening weekend) vs BUCCANEERS
  • Saturday 23rd May vs PREDATORS
  • Saturday 27th June vs ROYALS
  • Saturday 4th July vs WARRIORS
  • Saturday 18th July vs MINERS

The full 2015 Gridiron Victoria Senior Men’s Fixture is available on the GV Website.

Croydon Rangers 2015 Senior Men’s Fixture

Rnd Date Opp Time Host
1 Sat 2nd May Buccaneers 1:30pm RANGER FIELD
2 Sat 9th May Royals 10:30am Geelong Buccaneers
3 Sun 17th May Warriors 1:30pm Melbourne Uni Royals
4 Sat 23rd May Predators 1:30pm RANGER FIELD
5 Sun 31st May Miners 10:30am Western Crusaders
6 Sat 6th June Crusaders 2:30pm State Netball Hockey Centre
8 Sat 20th June Buccaneers 1:30pm Geelong Buccaneers
9 Sat 27th June Royals 1:30pm RANGER FIELD
10 Sat 4th July Warriors 1:30pm RANGER FIELD
11 Sat 11th July Predators 10:30am Western Crusaders
12 Sat 18th July Miners 1:30pm RANGER FIELD
13 Sat 25th July Crusaders 10:30am Berwick Miners

Preliminary Finals: August 8 & 9

2015 Gridiron Victoria VIC BOWL XXXI Saturday 15th August

Now recruiting players, coaches and staff for our Women’s team!

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The Croydon Rangers are now taking expressions of interest for the role of women’s Head Coach. We as a Club aim to inspire and provide infinite support to the successful candidate. This will be administered through a well-established and devoted Club committee focusing on ensuring the club goals are met, and most importantly to allow for the candidate to achieve and focus on their own personal coaching goals and development.

The Club has set forth the following time lines for the growth of the women’s team. This includes target dates to ensure that the Club’s goals and first season in the women’s competition is as successful as possible.

  • Appointment of Head Coach – 6 months prior to season start (End of March)
  • Appointment of Coaching Group – 4 months prior to season start (End of May)

(minimum 1 assistant coach/coordinator and 1 team manager)

  • Registration day and pre-season training to begin in June
  • Minimum 20 player members – 3 months prior to season start (End June)
  • Uniform order – 3 months prior to season start (End June)
  • Medic – 2 months prior to season start (End July)
  • Minimum 20 registered players with GV – 1 month prior to season start

Interested in joining our women’s team?

Contact the club directly or drop us an email

Introducing our new logo and brand!

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New Croydon Rangers Logo

The Croydon Rangers Gridiron Club is excited to unveil their new logo today. With 30 years of rich history, the Rangers begin their fourth decade with a new look.

This is the first logo change for the club in over ten years, and marks just the fourth logo in the history of the club.In conjunction with the new logo, the Rangers will be wearing a revamped uniform in 2015, with the new logo forming the basis for the helmet decal going forward.

Stay tuned for the unveiling of the new uniform design in the coming weeks, and more exciting announcements in the lead up to the senior pre-season.

Our thanks to LEOT Creative for producing such an incredible new brand for the Croydon Rangers.

2015 Croydon Rangers Melbourne Superbowl Party @ The Hawthorn Hotel

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Arizona Superbowl

This year the Croydon Rangers Gridiron Club once again team up with the great people at The Hawthorn Hotel to host our Superbowl Party. Last year was incredible with a fun crowd enjoying the action on multiple huge screens with great food and drinks!

Location: The Hawthorn Hotel 481 Burwood Road Hawthorn
Date: Monday 2nd of Feb 2015
Time: Doors Open from 9am – Superbowl kick off at 10:30am


NO COVER CHARGE! American Beer Specials all Day, Food Available All Day.

There is no cover charge to join us on the day everyone is welcome please share this event with as many people as possible! We want to make superbowl a massive day on the Australian sporting calendar as well as the US calendar.

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