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Western Crusaders Family Day 11 July 2015 10.30am Henry Turner Memorial Reserve, FOOTSCRAY
It’s our last home game of the season – and our last chance to bring down as many family, friends and people who have never see a game of Gridiron as possible – to show off this fantastic team and spread the CRU pride Far and Wide There will be a jumping castle, fairy floss & a
CRUs Tyson representing Australia IFIA
Saturday 27th July Tyson Garnham fly’s out to Canton Ohio USA to represent Australia in the 2015 IFAF World Cup where Australia, USA, Japan, Mexico, Brazil and France will be competing. His games can be streamed on ESPN 3 Good luck Tyson and all of the CRU are behind you!
Keep Bay in the USA
Each year, more and more Australians are playing starring roles in college football teams across the US, and Western Crusaders young gun Bailey Flint could be the next to add his name to the list. Flint has been accepted into Orange Coast College in California, but needs help from the Crusaders and Foxes community to
Tense win by Junior Cru locks up playoff spot
A desperate final-minute goal-line stand by the Junior Cru defence has propelled the boys to a playoff spot, with the side defeating the Berwick Miners 24-20 at home on Sunday. The game looked in the bag in the final stages, with the Cru leading 24-12 with seven minutes left in the match. But, the Miners
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
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
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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 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
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 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
The Western Crusaders Juniors, or the “Junior Cru” opened their 2013 season, lining up against the Geelong Buccaneers. The Crusaders determined to show what they have learnt over the preseason and remove all of their first game nerves. The team was ready for action took to the field confident and full of energy. They were up against the
Malo Tuala “Rookie of the Year 2013”   The Western Crusaders held their Mens seniors presentation night at club sponsor HOTEL520 on Friday 27th September. A massive turnout ensured that it was going to be a great night. There were a few suprises, a couple of shocks, with a massive twist when it came to awarding
The Western Crusaders travelled to Ballarat for their second game of the cross Divisional series, against the Home side, the Ballarat Falcons. The Crusaders welcomed back Quarterback Brent Weeks #12, who finally returned from injury to take the reigns of the offense. There were signs early that the Crusaders weren’t in the game, with the
The Western Crusaders kicked off the cross divisional section of their schedule (Division 1 teams playing Division 2 teams) with a big win over the favorites to take out the Division 2 Championship, the Monash Barbarians. Playing at home for the first time this season, it was important for the Crusaders to set the tone
The Western Crusaders Gridiron Club would like to congratulate two of the clubs young star players on their selection for the Australian Outback team. Crusader players Tyson Garnham #36 and Andrew Yeung #28, have been selected for the Australian Outback team to play against the Polynesian Warriors at the Sydney Institute of Sport at Narrabeen on the 29th June.