10 of the Best Places to Play Gridiron in Sydney

10 of the Best Places to Play Gridiron in Sydney

Getting involved in a local gridiron team can help build muscle, confidence and brain mass.

1. West Sydney Gridiron

The West Sydney Pirates are an American Football Club based in the south-west of Sydney, including the Macarthur, Campbelltown and Liverpool areas.

Craik Park Austral – about a 10 minute drive from the M5/M7 junction at the Crossroads.

Phone 0414605571 info@nwgridiron.org
E-mail info@wspirates.com


2. Wollongong Mustangs & Brumbies

In July 1991 an exhibition game of American College Football between Arizona College and Idaho College was at Brandon Park Wollongong and drew a crowd of 8000 people. Seizing upon the interest generated by that game and the popularity of sport on TV, several Illawarra based players who had been playing with the Sutherland Seahawks decided to start a gridiron club in Wollongong.

The Mustangs senior team competes in the 11 man, full contact, division one against eleven other teams spread across the greater Sydney area but also include teams from Newcastle, Central Coast down to Wollongong . The seniors season runs from the last week in August through to early December and culminates in the Waratah Bowl.

Robert Ziems Park
Thurston Crescent Corrimal NSW 2518.

Phone 0438 614 519 or 0433 489 499


3. Central Coast Sharks

The Central Coast Sharks are a Gridiron (American Football) team based on the Central Coast and play in the NSW Gridiron League. Gridiron is a sport where many different sizes, body types and skill sets can thrive. We always encourage and welcome new players so get in touch or come down to training and Shark Up!

Budgewoi Soccer Club
1 Millington Way
Buff Point NSW 2262

E-mail centralcoastsharks@gmail.com


4. Northern Sydney Rebels

Northern Sydney Gridiron club representing the Northern Beaches & North Shore of Sydney. Official member club of Gridiron NSW.

Currie Road, Forestville
Sydney, Australia 2087

Phone 0420 855 227
E-mail northernsydneygridiron@outlook.com


5. Nepean Ducks Gridiron

Nepean Ducks are involved in the Division One Mens (18+) competition operated Gridiron NSW. The Nepean Ducks were formed in 2014 and have their sights set on creating Gridiron related competitions within the Nepean District. Competitions include Flag Gridiron, Modified Contact Gridiron and School Competitions.

Penrith District

E-mail nepeangridiron@gmail.com


6. Newcastle Cobras Gridiron

The Newcastle Cobras are a fast growing club with both a men’s and women’s team competing in the GNSW league. If you have ever wanted to give the sport a go, contact them to get involved.

Phone +61 452 484 529
E-mail newcastlecobras@gmail.com


7. Northwestern American Football Club

The North Western Predators are a gridiron (American football) club based in Sydney’s Hills District. Since 2004 they have competed in the New South Wales Gridiron League.

Doyle Ground
12 Buller St.
North Parramatta NSW 2151

Phone 0422829471
E-mail northwesternpredators@gmail.com


8. Sydney Uni American Football Club

The Sydney University American Football Club is the premiere American Football Club in Australia. Founded in 1984, the club has a long history of winning championships, developing players for state and national team selection and teaching anyone with a passion for contact sport how to play the most amazing game on the planet.

Sydney Uni American Football Club
University Sports and Aquatic Centre
Building G09
University of Sydney NSW 2006

E-mail info@sydneyunigridiron.com


9. UTS Gridiron

The UTS Gridiron Football Club competes in the Gridiron NSW league; Australia’s premier gridiron competition. We offer teams in Juniors (10 – 14),Colts (15 – 19 years), Division One (18+ years) and Women (18+ years). A flag gridiron (non-contact) competition is also run by the club.

UTS Gridiron is one of the best equipped gridiron clubs in Australia, offering members access to high quality equipment, coaching and facilities. Our home ground is Wilson Park, Silverwater. We are always on the lookout for interested players, coaches, sideline staff, and social members. Membership is not exclusive to UTS students or graduates.

Phone 0427 711 228
E-mail info@utsgridiron.com or president@utsgridiron.com


10. UNSW Raiders Gridiron Club

The Raiders currently field teams in the Colts (15-19yo), Mens (19yo+) and Womens full contact divisions of the Gridiron NSW League. They also run the Raiders Gridiron Academy for boys and girls aged 8-14.

Since the original establishment of the Waverley Raiders in 1979 by Stephen Jones, the Raiders have managed 10 State Championship titles, including 5-straight between 1987 and 1991.

UNSW David Phillips Field
Banks Ave

Phone 0403 771 378
E-mail info@raidersgridiron.com or coltscoach@raidersgridiron.com


If you’re a member at a gridiron club that’s not listed above, let us know and we’ll add it to our next list.


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