Watch this page for our LIVE coverage of the Australian Outback Gridiron team’s World Championship bid.
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1st July 2017 AEST
Here’s a clip of the Australian Outback Gridiron team taking the field in their final game of the tournament, going up against Finland.
RESULTS: Finland defeated Australia, with a final score of 35-0. This is the first time in the tournament that Australia was kept off the scoreboard, despite a number of good scoring positions.
#16 Rhyanna Edbrooke was named Australian MVP for the final match of the competition.
Check out the post game press conference below.
This result sees Australia finishing in 6th place overall. USA took home the Gold for the third year in a row, with Canada picking up Silver, and Mexico winning the Bronze.
Last but not least, we have the Closing Ceremony of the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championships – you can watch that below.
Grassroots would like to congratulate all teams on their results, and commend the Australian team for their grit, perseverance, and sportsmanship – we’re proud to have you representing our country on the world’s stage.
We wish everyone a safe return to their homes, and look forward to the future of Women’s Gridiron in Australia.
30th June 2017 AEST
It’s the Australian Outback Gridiron team’s final game of the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championships tomorrow, and Gridiron Australia has put up a preview.
The team have put up a video of their perspective from the game against Mexico on Tuesday – you can check that out below.
The final game in the Australian Outback Gridiron team’s campaign kicks off at 4:30am AEST against Finland, and you can catch all the action live via this stream.
The Grassroots team wish all of the players the best of luck in their last match of the tournament!
29th June 2017 AEST
Gridiron Australia have written a breakdown of yesterday’s game – you can check that out here.
Check out yesterday’s game for yourself, available On Demand here.
28th June 2017 AEST
RESULTS: Mexico defeated Australia 31-10, which unfortunately eliminates the Australian Outback Gridiron team from medal contention.
Australia got on the board in the second quarter with a Safety scored by #93, Jasmin Collins, followed by a touchdown in the third quarter by #6 Kristy Moran.
Mexico held onto their 13-10 lead after an Australian touchdown was waved off after play was determined to be dead before the ball was stripped.
The momentum seemed to swing against Australia after that, with Mexico running in 3 more touchdowns to seal the win for the North American side.
#93 Jasmin Collins was named MVP for Australia.
Australian Coach, Dr. Jen Welter had lots of positive things to say about both teams in the post game press conference, which you can watch below.
The Australian Outback Gridiron team will be back in action for their last game of the tournament on Saturday July 1st at 4:30am AEST.
27th June 2017 AEST
Tomorrow, bright and early, it’s game on!
The Australian Outback Gridiron Team will take on Mexico at 4:30am AEST for their second game in the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championships.
You can watch live and support the team via a free stream.
Mexico is yet to register a point on the field in this tournament, after suffering a 29-0 defeat at the hands of Team USA.
Gridiron Australia have written up a preview of this match up, which you can find here.
If you missed Australia’s first game against Canada, you can check it out On Demand here.
26th June 2017 AEST
Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the Australian Outback Gridiron team’s experience as they took the field for their game against Canada yesterday.
25th June 2017 AEST
It’s game day!
The Australian Outback Gridiron team received a letter of encouragement from Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, in the lead up to their first game in the tournament.
Today’s game will kick off at 12:30pm AEST, and you can watch the game online for free.
RESULTS: Canada defeated Australia 31-6 in a very hard fought game from the Australian side.
Australia’s historic touchdown was scored by #6 Kristy Moran.
Watch the post-game press conference:
The Australian Outback Gridiron team will be back in action when they take on Mexico on Wednesday at 4:30am AEST.
24th June 2017 AEST
The Australian Outback Gridiron team have made it to the facilities for the 2017 Women’s World Championship – McLeod Stadium
Gridiron Australia have written a story giving more details of the team’s journey so far. You can find that here.
23rd June 2017 AEST
Official team photos are in and looking great!
Get to know Australian Outback Gridiron wide receiver, Grace Power:
21st June 2017 AEST
The team’s first game will be against the host nation, Canada, and will be streamed live on the Football Canada website on Sunday at 12.30pm AEST. We’ll update this post with links when they’re available.
20th June 2017 AEST
Dr. Jen Welter has reduced the practice sessions to one per day in order to allow the team to rest and recover prior to their first game on Sunday. Dr. Welter is using film review to prepare the women mentally for the game.
19th June 2017 AEST
Team Coach Dr. Jen Welter handed out jerseys at the Australian Outback Gridiron team’s jersey presentation.
Watch the jersey reveal here:
Football Canada has released a preview of the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championships for those who wish to learn more about the tournament:
It’s Day 4 of the Australian Outback Gridiron Training Camp and the team practice is wet and dreary, but the women continue to work hard.
18th June 2017 AEST
It’s Day 3 of Australian Outback Gridiron Training Camp. Here Dr. Jen Welter, Outback Head Coach, and Coach Anthony Stone, address the team during training.
17th June 2017 AEST
The Australian Outback Gridiron team had the chance to watch the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League win against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in their final preseason game. The team received a shoutout on the big screen during the game.
On Day 2 of Training Camp, the team test out the facilities at Simon Fraser University.
Watch as Practice 1 commences:
16th June 2017 AEST
On Day 1 of Training Camp, the Australian Outback Gridiron Team arrive at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver and receive their gear.
15th June 2017 AEST
The Australian Outback Gridiron Team have touched down in Vancouver. They will soon be heading to Simon Fraser University in Vancouver to begin training camp. Their first game will be on Sunday 25th June 2017 at 12.30pm AEST. The game will be streamed online, and more information will be released closer to the event.
Post a message of support for the team in the comments below!