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!

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Junior Rangers Week 1 – Draw vs Pakenham Silverbacks 14-14

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Rangers with the football

Week 1 of the 2016 GV summer season kicked off last weekend with the Rangers junior team heading to Berwick on Sunday to play the Pakenham Silverbacks. A beautiful day was on hand, perfect for football, and the guys were happy to have the early morning game before the temperature rose too far.

With the two teams finishing 3rd (Rangers) and 4th (Pakenham) in the recently completed 2015 season, recent form suggested that this game would be tight, with both teams looking to set a positive tone from week 1.

The game started scrappy on offense for the Rangers, with a fumble following the second play from scrimmage after taking the opening kick-off. With good field position, the Silverbacks quickly threatened, but a solid red zone defensive stance turned the ball back to the Rangers. The first quarter continued a back and forth with both teams defenses standing up on big fourth downs.

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2016 Croydon Rangers Superbowl Party @ The Hawthorn Hotel

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Super Bowl 50

Once again, the Croydon Rangers Gridiron Club will be holding their annual Superbowl Party with our senior team sponsors The Hawthorn Hotel.

Location: The Hawthorn Hotel 481 Burwood Road Hawthorn
Date: Monday 8th of Feb 2016
Time: Doors Open from 9am – Superbowl kick off at 10:30am

RSVP THE FACEBOOK EVENT HERE

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

We have been working hard behind the scenes with the establishment to ensure this is the best Superbowl Party yet, and that all punters get their value for money. Expect buckets of beer for just $20 in 2016, with a cider option to be available as well. We are looking into further discounts for Rangers Members and their guests, with details to be forthcoming in the lead up to the event – so invite your mates and ensure they reply through this event page.

If demand dictates, there will also be additional TV’s set up outside in the beer garden to ensure that there is no-one left with an obstructed view.
Food menu for the day will be finalised in January, but expect a breakfast followed by more of your typical American fare.

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.


2015 Women’s Club Awards

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2015 Women's Team MVPs

At a glittering event last Saturday night we celebrated the inaugural season of our women’s team.

Congratulations to the following on their outstanding individual efforts as part of a team who made the playoffs only to lose in overtime to the eventual champions.

Well done ladies!

Overall MVP
Bliss Love & Amanda Phillips

Offensive MVP
Bliss Love & Joanna Rashleigh

Defensive MVP
Beck Horner

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2015 Junior & Women’s Season Wrap up

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Rangers QB Vanessa Roman

A mixed day for the Croydon Rangers who hosted the Gridiron Victoria Pink Ribbon Round for Breast Cancer Awareness on Saturday 24th October.

In front a huge crowd at Springfield Reserve the Junior Rangers kicked off a triple header against the Berwick Miners, needing a win to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Conor Merrigan Turner, who stepped in at quarterback the past couple of weeks continued to excel under center, leading the team to an early lead 22-0 at half time. When Cooper Bentley powered into the end zone to make it 34-0 in the 3rd quarter the game was put well beyond doubt and scores hadn’t changed by the final whistle. PJ Rimene-Pohe was dominant on defensive line whilst Jaxon Tiziani continued an impressive season with multiple sacks and tackles for loss in the shutout.

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2015 Junior & Women’s Season

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The 2015 Gridiron Victoria Junior & Women’s Fixture is run and done!

The Rangers hosted 5 times at Ranger Field on the following dates:

  • Saturday 19th September: Junior & Women’s Double Header
  • Saturday 26th September: Junior & Women’s Double Header
  • Sunday 4th October: Junior’s vs Raiders
  • Saturday 10th October: Junior’s vs Crusaders
  • Saturday 24th October: Junior’s vs Miners & GV Women’s SEMI FINALS

The full 2015 Gridiron Victoria Junior & Women’s Results can be viewed online.

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