Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Gridiron in Australia
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Article naming convention
Before going all out and creating articles for all GA clubs, I wanted to get some form of consensus on article names. The two main options are the club's legal name or the Div One team name.
For example, in NSW Illawarra Gridiron Inc is the legal name of the club though it would be more well known by their Div One team Wollongong Mustangs.
I'm more in favour of the team name, with university teams shortened to "uni" and common acronyms preferred over the full wording (examples Sydney Uni Lions and UTS Gridiron, respectively). The complete name can be in the opening overview paragraph of the article. This is based on rugby league articles after searching around wiki for a while to get a feel for what the standard is. Bren talk 02:41, 11 February 2007 (UTC)
Can Colts and Div One share the same article or is there enough info to warrant separate atricles? The Template:Infobox aus sport club and Template:Infobox sports league were not designed with separate divisions in mind, though it would be easy enough to create new infobox templates. Bren talk 02:41, 11 February 2007 (UTC)
Can someone explain to me how these individual teams are notable? I looked at a few articles and didn't see any published sources. Also, in the U.S. there are thousands of youth football teams, what makes these teams so special? KnightLago (talk) 03:48, 24 November 2007 (UTC)
- in fact I will expand on that: please demonstrate the notability of Gridiron / American football in Australia. Then demonstrate its' notability in each state. Then demonstrate notability of each league. If you can manage that .... go ahead and identify the notability of individual teams. I suggest that there are not even any notable leagues in Australia, as in "unless you are interested it is a suprise that this game is played in Australia".Garrie 02:33, 28 November 2007 (UTC)
I have tagged several articles for merge to Gridiron Australia. That is the article I will watch for discussion. Please don't visit my talk page to discuss it, any comment there about the merge suggestion itself will be removed.Garrie 03:02, 28 November 2007 (UTC)
- Not that it was completed by me but as of right now there are only two articles:
- Please make every effort to achieve notability within those two articles prior to splitting off individual leages, then achieve notability within each league prior to splitting off individual teams. Cheers, Garrie 10:03, 4 December 2007 (UTC)
This project consists of two active members; one category: Category:Gridiron in Australia; and three articles. None of the articles have had significant editing recently.
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