Melbourne University Gridiron Club, known at the Royals, were established in 2011 and compete in Gridiron Victoria competitions.

The Royals have teams in the Men’s, Women’s and Colts (Under 19’s competitions). The club consists of a combination of international experienced players, local players and those playing for the first time. Our coaches have a long history within the sport and had success internationally (in the USA and Canada) and locally.


How does it work?

Our senior men's team competes in Division 1 after being the Division 2 champions in 2012 and Division 2 runner-up in 2013.

Our women's team, have competed for four seasons and were runner-up in the 2016 Women's VicBowl

Our Colts team (U19) were winners of 2014, 2015, 2018, and 2019 Colts VicBowls.

Gridiron is a sport that no matter what size, shape or fitness level you are there is always a position on the field for you.

How do I join?

Email or visit our website.

Interested in joining our club? Let us know!

Training times

Preseason (April to July)
Monday 7pm-9pm
Wednesday 7pm-9pm
HG Smith Oval, Parkville

In-season (from August to December)
Monday 7pm-9pm
Wednesday 7pm-9pm
HG Smith Oval, Parkville

Competition details

Gridiron Victoria Men's, Women's and Colts seasons: August-December.

Club contacts

Huss Hassan

Ben Colagrande

Further information