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Shutout wins for Junior Cru and Foxes
The Western Foxes and Junior Crusaders have stamped their authority on the 2014 GV season, with two comprehensive shutout wins at the weekend. In a huge day for the club, the Foxes defeated the visiting Ballarat Kestrels 80-0, while the Cru took care of Croydon 28-0. After scraping out a tense 18-12 win in a
Junior boys Cru-ise to opening game win
The Junior Cru have picked up from where they left off last season, beginning their title defense with a resounding 46-6 win over the Pakenham Silverbacks. With a bye in round one, the boys had an extra week to finalize preparations and came out firing. The Cru set the tone from the first quarter, with
Foxes grind out week one win
The Western Foxes kicked off their 2014 campaign with a gritty 18-12 win over the Berwick Diamonds at the weekend, thanks to a strong display of defence. The Diamonds, playing their first ever game, took the challenge right up to the 2013 champions, scoring on their first series to jump out to an early 6-0
Foxes and Junior’s are re-CRU-iting!
The Junior Crusaders and our women’s team, the Western Foxes, are on the hunt for new recruits to join the club as we look to defend our Vic Bowl titles in 2014. Both the juniors (under 19’s) and women (16 years plus) are both defending champions, with the Foxes undefeated last year. We’re looking for
Cru make it seven straight
The Cru have locked up second spot in their conference and secured their place in the finals, but Head Coach Kris ‘Guido’ Guidotti says the squad won’t be slacking off in the remaining two games of the home and away season. Sunday’s 36-6 win against the Raiders was the seventh straight victory for the Cru.
Cru Future Stars Shine
The future of the Cru is looking brighter every year, with three of our young guns recently taking part in the ‘Down Under Bowl’ on the Gold Coast. The bowl competition was part of the Future Stars Australian Under 19 development camp, and saw an Australian team and three US teams play two games each.
Chico off to Texas
Offensive linesman Sebastian ‘Chico’ Arenas has been turning out impressive performances for the Cru all season, and now he’s set to show off his talents in Texas – right in the heart of football. Chico has been given the opportunity to play for Cisco Junior College, and will head to the States on August 7
The Women’s Vic Bowl champions are now recruiting!
Are you interested in playing women's gridiron? To get started with the Foxes, come along to one of our training sessions, or join us at our Sign-on day on Sunday 15th June. Read on for more details...
Join the Western Crusaders
Interested in playing American Football? Have no playing experience? Not a problem! C’mon down to the Western Crusaders, we have a highly experienced coaching staff, that will teach you everything you need to know to play American Football.
Crusaders junior’s and Western Foxes in the local news
The Western Crusaders Gridiron Club has never quite had a day like it. Last weekend the Footscray-based club provided for a clean sweep of Vic Bowl titles – claiming both the Junior and Women’s Vic Bowl championships in dominant fashion.
Junior Crusaders are Champions!
The Western Crusaders Junior team, also known as the "Junior Cru", finished their near perfect season with a Dominating 38 - 0, victory over the Monash Warriors at Ranger Field, in Croydon.
The Western Foxes, have gone from being the first “full kit” womens Gridiron team in Victorian history, to now being the first Champions of the Gridiron Victoria 2013 Womens League, with a comprehensive 32-8 victory over the Northern Lady Raiders. Played at Ranger Field in Croydon, the inaugural Womens competition championship was going to be
The Western Crusaders Gridiron Club are pleased to announce a new sponsor partner for the 2013-2014 seasons, Australian Freight Management Services. AFMS is a freight brokerage for all courier, taxi truck, interstate and intrastate freight requirements air, rail road and sea. So for all of you transport needs, contact Mayleene Murphy on (03) 9371 6517, or email her at mayleene@afmsvic.com.au
The Western Foxes traveled to the Northern suburbs on Sunday 27th October, as the first game of a West vs North Derby, to play the Northern Lady Raiders. This was the most highly anticipated match up of the year for the Foxes, the first game against the Lady Raiders. As half of the Lady Raiders squad
For Round 5, the Western Crusaders travelled North to face the Northern Raiders. From the opening Kick off, the Western Crusaders, speed, power and intensity was shown with Defence scoring 30 points in the first quarter. This  brought about an in house contest against our their Offence to see who would score the most points. With the challenge set, the Crusaders Offence
Game 4 was thought to be a though game for the “Junior Cru”, with numbers low to training over the week due to injury and a long journey to Miners territory in Endeavor Hills, The Crusaders geared up for an explosive day. Players had to assume the responsibilities of missing key position players, and adapting to each
Round 3 began a battle of the two unbeaten teams Western Crusaders V Monash Warriors, at our home field,  Henry Turner Reserve in Footscray. There was a lot of talk between these two teams, a “Clash of the Titans” type of game was brewing. The  Warriors, known for being well disciplined, well coached after their pre season training camps,
The Western Foxes, the first, the original, womens full kit Gridiron team in Victoria, played the Melbourne University Chargers in the first Womens competition, regular season club match in Gridiron Victoria history on Sunday at Henry Turner Reserve in Footscray. Ash West & “Dolly” Gedye celebrate a touchdown The game started in less than ideal
The second game of the season for the Western Crusaders Juniors or “Junior Cru” was against the defending premiers, the Croydon Rangers on their home field, Springfield Reserve in Croydon. Coming off a strong win in round one and dedicating this game to Denzel Hagai and his family, the Crusaders had numerous key players missing but pulled together their spirit

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Week 5: Western Foxes vs Geelong Buccaneers
01 Nov
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Week 5: Junior Crusaders vs Junior Buccaneers
01 Nov
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Seniors pre-season commences
05 Nov
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Starting Wednesday 5th November, the Cru Seniors are back for 2015 pre-season! Following on from a strong 2014 season which saw
Week 6: Junior Crusaders vs Junior MU Lions
08 Nov
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