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The Raiders Gridiron Academy is a 5 on 5 YOUTH TACKLE GRIDIRON competition for boys and girls aged 9-14yrs (players must be turning 9 in 2014 to commence).


REGISTRATION FEE:  $270.00 per player which includes:

  • 10 week season (commencing Tuesday 7th October 2014 until Tuesday 9th December 2014)
  • Players Jersey
  • Players Pants including pads
  • Players Socks
  • Administration and Coaching Fees
  • GNSW Insurance

EQUIPMENT: Refurbished Helmet and Shoulder Pads will be available for $100 per set through Raiders Gridiron Academy.  

If you choose to purchase brand new equipment you will require a HelmetFacemask and Shoulderpads and these can be sourced through Eastbay

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Coach Manera on 0406-538-634 or send an email here  or you can register for the program by clicking the above link.



The Raiders are moving back to the Eastern Suburbs! This Sunday!



The time has come for us to relocate to our new facilities at UNSW David Philips Field. Come helps us move in, set up, have a look around and then join us for a game of flag and a BBQ.

11 am – Meet at St George Rowers to load the truck
12 Midday – Unpack truck at David Philips, and set up our store room
1 pm – game of Flag Football at either David Philips or Rowland Park (based on availability)
2pm – BBQ (bring a few dollars to help us cover the cost).

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Join our facebook event here:


2014 Raiders & Seahawks Charity Game

The 2014 Raiders and Seahawks Annual Charity Game was held on Saturday 9th August 2014. I was an awesome evening this raising just over $3200.00 for the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation. The Raiders defeated the Seahawks 23-20. This is the first time the Raiders have won the Charity Game Trophy! Congratulations to the Seahawks for organising a great event and we hope to see you all next year!


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RaiderNation 2014

The Raiders Gridiron Club are still recruiting for their 2014 Men’s, Women’s & Colts Seasons!

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Don’t forget to subscribe to our new YouTube channel for highlights and exciting new things to come!!


Recruiting for Women’s Gridiron

The Raiders Women’s team are currently recruiting for the 2014 Season!

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To join us you can register here:

For information contact:


Raiders In Action


The Raiders are well into their preseason training for the 2014 Mens and Womens Competitions.

The coaches have been pleased with the turnout and commitment that had been shown and it is great
to see a lot of new faces turning up, putting 100% in and learning more about our sport.

More photos of training can be found here:  Raiders Training Album on Facebook

If you are interested in playing, coaching or just learning more about Gridiron get in touch with us!

For information contact:  The Head Coach or you can register here:


Recruiting for 2014

Do you like contact sports?

Are you big and strong?

Do you like a physical battle?

Would you like to play sport which will let you use your size and strength?

The Raiders Gridiron Club are now recruiting for their Mens Team

To join us you can register here:
For information contact:


Raiders State of Origin Event


The Raiders will be heading to the Erskinville Hotel to watch State of Origin II. This is a great chance for all of us to get together off the Gridiron, hangout, have some fun and get to know each other better. Bring your friends and partners, the more the merrier!

We will also be running a Final Score raffle. Tickets are $1 each or 12 for $10. Tickets are sold sealed. If you have the ticket that matches the score at the end of the game, a cool $250 will be yours! We will have these tickets on the night and at training before the event, so if you want to buy a bunch and sell them on to your family and friends let us know!





2014 Preseason Commences

The Raiders Gridiron Club Official start of Preseason Training for both Men and Womens Teams is on Tuesday 3 June 2014.

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Practice will be held on Soccer Ground Number 1 at Tempe Reserve Holbeach Ave Tempe.

If you are coming by train then catch a train to Wolli Creek Railway Station and it is a 500 metre walk.

Men’s Team practice on Tuesday Nights – 6.45pm arrival for training from 7.00pm until 9.30pm.

Womens Team practice on Tuesday and Thursday Nights – 6.45pm arrival for training from 7.00pm until 9.30pm.




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Raiders Combine & Open Day – Results

The Raiders Gridiron Club held there Inaugural Combine and Open Day on Saturday 24th May 2014.

We would like to thank Arc Sport UNSWSeriously AthleticSignature FitnessBring it on Sports and TouchDown Kids for helping us put on a great day!

Below are the results from our top performers in the 2014 Combine:

  • 40 yard Dash: Kent Nguyen and Hannah Jeffers
  • Bench Press: Matthew Boon and Hayley Tagaloa-Smith
  • Vertical Jump: Jackey Trinh and Chloe Mulheron
  • T drill: Tom Clifton, Stacey Speer and Hannah Jeffers

Congratulations to the top performers and a massive thank to everyone who came down and put in solid efforts.

The 2014 Coaching Staff are very enthusiastic and are keen to make the 2014 Men’s and Women’s season very successful!

The inductees of Warrior Club were also presented with their brand new Raiders Warrior jacket.

10330289_662536657159653_5093207683338919982_nThe Warrior Club Inductees pictured are:  Jack Ringwood, Matthew Boon, Kingsley Dennison, Michelle Link, Dane Robertson, Joel Conway, Ethan Conway, Nick Taylor Pitcher and Aynslee Rodger .