The Croydon Rangers are a successful American Football Team located at Croydon in Melbourne, Australia. We are members of G.V (Gridiron Victoria) and compete during the Australian winter period against other teams located around Melbourne.
The Croydon Rangers were formed in 1984 when the Monash Vipers moved from Monash University to Croydon to become one of the founding members of the Victorian Gridiron Football League. Now know as Gridiron Victoria the Croydon Rangers are one of only two original founding teams. The Rangers have had a had very successful history, with many players selected to for Victorian and Australian duties.
To provide the community with a transcultural opportunity to participate in social recreational sport.
To provide those of all ages with a safe,fun and supportive environment to participate in.
Short term goals
To increase participation from the local community.
To provide participants with a safe and cost affordable pastime.
Long term goals
To increase the player participation at the Croydon Rangers across the 3 teams.
To have the finiancial security to decrease playing fees for consumers.
To be in a position as a club to provide consumers with adequate safe equipment with little cost.
Senior Premierships 1995, 1997, 1998, 2004 and 2015.
Runners Up 1984, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2011.
Junior Premierships 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2010 and 2012.
Junior Runners Up 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2009 and 2011.
Greatest sporting moments
Winning back-to-back senior premierships in 1997-1998.
Having a player play 300 games at the club.
The Rangers have a long and proud history of magnificent players and club champions.
Read the Honour Board and learn the past of this proud club
Support the Rangers off the field with this fantastic selection of merchandise. Everything from hoodies, tees, skins, shorts, beanies and much more. We have a range for both men and women at very reasonable prices.
Links and Resources
Want to know more about the game both here in Australia and across the world? Check out our massive list of links and resources to websites relating to our common interest, American Football.
The 2016 Croydon Rangers committee is as follows:
President: Michael Krischunas
Vice President: Catherine Bouhwuis
Treasurer: Rhys Simpson
Secretary: Ash Mays
Springfield Hall Hire
Please note, we no longer offer Springfield Hall for hire.