2019 Season – Week 2

The mens team for the UNSW Raiders was the first to celebrate a win this season, as they closed out todays games against the Napean Ducks winning 38-8. Earlier today the womens team, even through their renewed dedication to training this week were narrowly frustrated in their game with the final score of 18-14 to the Ducks. While our young and upcoming Colts also unfortunately went down 14-8, but showed

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2019 Season – Week 1

It was a hard day at the office for the UNSW Raiders today as all three teams ended up with a first round loss. The Colts lost to the Cubs 28 – 8. Across town in the Women’s, the Rebels beat the Raiders 22 – 8. Lastly the Lions narrowly defeated the Raiders in a close nail-biting game 34 – 32. All the coaches agree that there is a lot

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2019 Season Draws have been released!

NSW Gridiron have release the draw for the 2019 season. For both the Mens and Colts the season will kick off against Sydney Uni Lions at Craic Park. For the Women their season will kick off against the Northern Sydney Rebels at Doug Rennie field. For the Mens draw click hereFor the Womens draw click hereFor the Colts draw click here

Training starting for 2019

Pre-season training announcement We have been warned that David Phillips Sporting Complex will be closed tomorrow and Wednesday due to the violent weather that is forecast for Sydney over the next 2 days. Mens Practice will return on Thursday the 6th of June at 7.30 pm, Colts & Women will start Wednesday the 12th of June because of the Monday the 10th of June being a Public Holiday. Contact us

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Coaches Profile – Michael “Rook” Vardavas

Back to coaches UNSW RAIDERS DEFENSIVE LINE COACH The UNSW Raiders are pleased to announce Michael “Rook” Vardavas as the mens Defensive Line coach. Coach Rook was the D-Line coach for the 2018 season and returns for 2019. He has an impressive playing career where he’s always played Defensive Line starting his career back in 1986. Michael started watching Gridiron on TV back in the ’80s when by chance he

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Coaches Profile – Andrew Brundu

Back to coaches UNSW RAIDERS MEN’S HEAD COACH The UNSW Raiders are please to announce the continuing appointment of Andrew Brundu as the head coach of the Mens team for 2019. He of course had a successful 10-1 season with the team last year, and continues to brings along a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm. Coaching Philosophy: “Playing football is about 2 words ‘Discipline & Fun.’ You must be disciplined

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