Croydon Rangers Gridiron Club

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

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Rangers thrilling week 5 win over the Buccaneers at home

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The Croydon Rangers picked up where they left off after a bye round, defeating the Geelong Buccaneers in a thrilling contest at home at Springfield Reserve.

After Tyson Burgess hauled in an interception on the opening Buccaneers drive the visitors were able to rush for a score on their next possession and the early lead 6-0.

Under sunny skies with a big crowd in attendance, the Rangers offense took to the air with their potent passing attack. Quarterback Jamie Stafford completed successive touchdown passes to Nate Rhoades – the last coming as time expired and they went into half time trailing 14-13.

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Successive victories as the Rangers win big at home in week 3

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Rangers win big week 3 vs Predators

The Croydon Rangers have strung together successive victories with a comprehensive 38-0 win at home Saturday against the South Eastern Predators.

In front of a huge crowd at Springfield Reserve Croydon it was another stellar defensive performance with their 2nd straight shutout to go with the victories.

The defense managed four takeaways on home soil as the secondary wreaked havoc on the Predators passing game. Tyson Burgess, back from a year long stint on the sideline with a knee injury proved why he has been selected for Australia with a pair of interceptions. He captured his 2nd late in the 3rd quarter and returned it 2 yards for a touchdown to effectively ice the game. Brock Wellington and Cody Austin would also have an interception whilst Jaye Anderson, Nate Rhoades and Tom Kinloch had a sack each.

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Rangers bounce back with week 2 win and defensive shutout

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The Croydon Rangers have bounced back in week 2 with a sold win 14-0 over the Melbourne Uni Royals.

Keen to avenge their opening round loss and with several ex team mates on the other side the ball the Rangers burst out of the blocks early.

Rangers get the win

The defense were outstanding for four quarters, pitching a shut out and making several big plays throughout the game.

Liam Fordham was instrumental at free safety with 2 interceptions and a pair of tackles. Captain Mark Doyle lead the defensive effort with 4.5 tackles whilst Tyson Burgess also had an interception and 3 tackles whilst shutting down explosive (and former Ranger) receivers all day. Jaye Anderson had the lone sack for Croydon to go with 3.5 tackles.

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Rangers begin championship defense with loss to the Crusaders

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QB Jamie Stafford rushes against the Cru

The Croydon Rangers began their championship defense with a disappointing loss, 48-27 to the Western Crusaders at home.

Last year the Crusaders got the better of both their regular season meetings and the champs were keen to flip the script.

Always a tight, bruising battle the teams traded touchdowns on three successive series to see the visitors lead 14-7 at qtr time.

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Join the United Petroleum “Fueling Communities” program

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United Petroleum Fuelling Communities Program

The Croydon Rangers have just partnered with United Petroleum as part of their UP Program – Fueling Communities.

The program provides users with a 2c per Litre discount on fuel purchases, with an additional 2c per litre going directly to the Club.United Petroleum

Join the program here

The Rangers encourage you all to sign up at the link below and select “Croydon Gridiron” when asked to “nominate the club you are associated with”.

This isn’t just for members, and we encourage all supporters of the Club to join up with this program. With 48 participating United outlets, there is bound to be one nearby (including Dorset Road, just 650m from Ranger Field)

UP Cards will be delivered within 21 days, and then remember to present the card each time you fill up – and be sure to think United when you need fuel.

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