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Tyson Garnham reaches milestone with 100th game
Tyson Garnham shall blast his way into the Crusaders’ record books this Sunday with his 100th career game for the Western Crusaders. Garnham, 27, commenced his football career back in 2007. This weekend shall see him be the youngest player in franchise history to reach that milestone when we meet the Geelong Buccaneers this Sunday.
Cross town rivalry was on show with the Round 5 matchup between the Western Crusaders and Melbourne University Gridiron Club. In a game that came down to the final play, the Crusaders fell agonisingly short of victory going down 14-12 Congratulations to our Defensive MVP Andrew James and our Offensive MVP Tyson Garnham for both
Western Crusaders announce new Head Coach for the 2017 Women’s team. Harry Jalland shall lead the Crusaders team for the 2017 Season. He comes to the club with great experience in coaching with various GV clubs as well as the Women’s 2016 Victorian Eagles State team where he was a positional coach. ‪#‎CRUNATION‬ is thrilled
#CRU-NATION are pleased to announce the following broadcast partners for the 2016 Senior Men’s Season. Please ensure you take the time to visit their pages at the below links. It’s a fantastic collaboration between CRU-NATION and all three businesses, and we look forward to the many successes on and off the field, this year. Simply
The Senior Men kick off their season today at the Rangers field – 2pm start. Good Luck to the CRU #WeAreOne #CruForLife
Join the Western Crusaders as they kick off the 2016 Senior Men’s season, with their annual Jersey Presentation.             For more information, please contact us below.  
  The Western Crusaders have appointed Craig Wilson as the 2016 Head Coach for the Senior Men’s team. Craig has an extensive football mind, gathered from his 30+ years of playing and coaching. Congratulations to him and the club and his plan is being executed at each training session. For further information, contact us at
Head Coach Position Vacant – Applications for the position are now open – for further details please contact the club.
Crusaders now recruiting
 The Western Crusaders are continuing to recruit for the 2016 season in Men’s and the 2017 Season for Juniors and Women’s. For more details on how to join please contact us
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
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.
by Peter Steve On the 29th April 1998, the Western Crusaders Gridiron Club was formed, competing for the VicBowl in the 1999 championship series for Gridiron Victoria.