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Gridiron Queensland is the governing body for gridiron
Gridiron football
Gridiron football , sometimes known as North American football, is an umbrella term for related codes of football primarily played in the United States and Canada. The predominant forms of gridiron football are American football and Canadian football...

 (American football
American football
American football is a sport played between two teams of eleven with the objective of scoring points by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone. Known in the United States simply as football, it may also be referred to informally as gridiron football. The ball can be advanced by...

) in the state of Queensland
Queensland
Queensland is a state of Australia, occupying the north-eastern section of the mainland continent. It is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean...

, Australia
Australia
Australia , officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area...

. There are currently eight Division One teams registered in the league.

Finalists of the league participate in the Sun Bowl.

Players across the league are selected to form the Queensland Sundevils team which plays in the National Championships.

League members

  • Bayside Ravens
    Bayside Ravens
    The Bayside Ravens are a gridiron football club competing in the Gridiron Queensland league in Australia. The club is situated in Birkdale in the Redland Shire....

  • Kenmore Bears
  • Browns Plains Bruins
  • Daisy Hill Wildcats
  • Gold Coast Stingrays
  • Western Cougars
  • Northside Rhinos
    Northside Rhinos
    The Northside Rhinos are a gridiron football club competing in the Gridiron Queensland league. The club is situated in Wavell Heights in the Northern Suburbs of Brisbane, Queensland.-History:...

  • Sunshine Coast Spartans
    Sunshine Coast Spartans
    The Sunshine Coast Spartans are a gridiron football club competing in the Gridiron Queensland league. The club is situated on Queensland's Sunshine Coast and utilises The Immanuel Lutheran College as its home field.-History:...

  • Toowoomba Wolves

Previous Sunbowl Champions

Sunbowl Year Champions Runner-ups Score
XXVII
| 2011
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| Northside Rhinos
| 20-7
XXVI
| 2010
| Daisy Hill Wildcats
| Bayside Ravens
| 29-13
XXV
| 2009
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| Kenmore Bears
| 35-14
XXIV
| 2008
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| Northside Rhinos
| 21-0
XXIII
| 2007
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| Browns Plains Bears
| 21-7
XXII
| 2006
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| Northside Rhinos
| 27-13
XXI
| 2005
| Northside Rhinos
| Daisy Hill Wildcats
| 12-7
XX
| 2004
| Ipswich Cougars
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| 21-7
XIX
| 2003
| Ipswich Cougars
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| 14-0
XVIII
| 2002
| Ipswich Cougars
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| 14-0
XVII
| 2001
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| Ipswich Cougars
| 12-7
XVI
| 2000
| Ipswich Cougars
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| 10-7
XV
| 1999
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| Ipswich Cougars
| 20-18
XIV
| 1998
| Ipswich Cougars
| Rebels
| 12-7
XIII
| 1997
| Ipswich Cougars
| Toowoomba Chargers
| 32-6
XII
| 1996
| Toowoomba Chargers
| Pine Rivers Pirates
| 47-20
XI
| 1995
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| Toowoomba Chargers
| 6-0
X
| 1994
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| Westside Centurians
| 12-0
IX
| 1993
| Brisbane Bulldogs
| Gold Coast Stingrays
| 12-6
VIII
| 1992
| Brisbane Bulldogs
| Logan City Tigers
| 17-6
VII
| 1991
| Logan City Tigers
| Wang Warriors
| N/A
VI
| 1990
| Wang Warriors
| Westside Centurians
| 40-34
V
| 1989
| Brisbane Bulldogs
| Westside Centurians
| 7-6
IV
| 1988
| Westside Centurians
| Brisbane Bulldogs
| 16-13
III
| 1987
| Brisbane Bulldogs
| Pine Grove Steelers
| 22-6
II
| 1986
| Brisbane Bulldogs
| Pine Grove Steelers
| 41-26
I
| 1985
| Brisbane Bulldogs
| Mitchelton Warriors
| 7-2