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VRDL: Queen of the Slammed

Posted by hooligal on November 3, 2008

This weekend the Dead Ringer Rosies take on the Toxic Avengers!

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Working towards debut season

Posted by Sue Beyer on September 12, 2008

The Northern Brisbane Rollers (NBR) began in January 2008 and based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia are working towards their debut season starting in April 2009. With 15 regular derby skaters who have passed the first minimum skills test, it’s looking good. “We hope to have at least 30 regular derby skaters by February 2009”, says Chyna Rhino one of the founding members of NBR. “Interest in the beginner derby nights held at Albany Creek Skateaway is increasing, with many eager girls attending regularly”.

NBR has also recently been approved by the ‘Queensland Government Office of Fair Trading’ as an incorporated, not-for-profit Co-op. Being an incorporated co-op provides a flat structure that the founding members of NBR were interested in pursuing, while still enabling NBR to provide insurance for it’s members under Skate Australia.

For more information on the Northern Brisbane Rollers, check out the website at:

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Everyone Loves Videos!

Posted by hooligal on September 10, 2008

So I’ve been doing my usual ‘lets browse youtube for kick ass derby clips’ and though I’d share some International vids with you all.

First a fairly old (late 2007) video on 20/20 with the Pirate City Rollergirls. Now I love the PCR mostly because I love pirates, but also because even here they totally kick ass, I can’t imagine how good they are a year later!

Next I have a little video of my own league, also from last year, playing the Stuttgart Valley Rollergirlz, who we’re back to play in just a couple weeks (eek!). This video is unique because I think we may be the only leagues outside america who play TXRD-ish penalty games, the bout was also played in a nightclub on possibly the most dangerous track in the world. Very rock and roll.

The Hour did a great piece last year on the Toronto Roller Derby ladies championship bout (Gore Gore Rollergirls vs Chicks Ahoy), not only do I love this video, but those same two leagues are about to face each other AGAIN for this years championship!

And last but not least, I have a video from our fellow London league the London Rollergirls, of their last bout Summer Shovin. Not only do I love the music in this video, but the best intro ever is done by Raw Heidi (LOVE YA RAW). Just watch.

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International Fresh Meat

Posted by hooligal on September 10, 2008

I got sent a link today to another international blog (please, send them my way!), which was unique to other blogs I’ve seen. An anonymous fresh meat skater from New Zealand is recounting her experiences from day one of joining derby. It’s been a couple of years now since I’ve been fresh meat, and it’s great to go back to the day where getting my first set of pads was an electric experience. And of course its 100% international, hey hey!
So check it out! Pads ‘n’ All – The Confessions of a Skater Girl

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We’re Back…kinda sorta

Posted by hooligal on September 5, 2008

Inter Derby is back, huzzah! I’m still in the process of setting up new bloggers and such, but we’re back for the sake of saying so.

That being said, I’m still looking for bloggers and contributors.

Gimmie an email interderby at if you want to write full time, or just would like to submit an event, bout recap, press release, news coverage, ANYTHING.

So what’s been going on while I was away?

Rollercon took place, the ultimate getaway and meet and greet for international rollergirls. Leagues from all over the world came and there is no longer a Team World vs USA, oh no, with all the leagues springing up everywhere there was actually enough attendees to do Team UK vs Team Australia or the Farkin’ ‘Elles vs Cor Blimeys as they named themselves, with Team UK coming out on top 43-28!

Team UK and Australia

Team UK and Australia

Canada fielded two teams, East vs West, with East skating their way to victory.

Team East (Blue) vs West (Red)

Team East (Blue) vs West (Red)

London Rollergirls are hosting the first European tournament July 18-19th 2009. Open to all European teams, but all roller fans are welcome to come watch and/or help out! Stay tuned for details on that!

They also have their first intraleague bout with their BRAND NEW teams coming up Sept 27th. It’s gonna be the Ultraviolent Femmes giving some lashes to the fearless SuffraJets for the first one. The other team, yet to debut, is the Steam Rollers!

And my own team London Rockin Rollers are set for another border crossing adventure to take on the Stuttgart Valley Rollergirlz in Stuttgart, Germany, also on Sept 27th. A year after our first game and defeat, we are back in a bout aptly named Time For Revenge!

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Love Hurts Video

Posted by hooligal on March 1, 2008

Found a video from the aussies most recent bout:

Love Hurts Bout took Place on 16th of Feb at Puckhandlers Reservoir.

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Love Hurts

Posted by hooligal on February 7, 2008


Come and check out Roller Derby, Saturday Feb 16.

Tickets on the door (arrive early!) or through PayPal, links on or

see you trackside

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And in the other corner…

Posted by toxicjudy on January 27, 2008

Hi there, Toxic Judy from the Victorian Roller Derby League (Melbourne, VIC, Australia) signing in to introduce myself.

I’m here to keep you up to date with not only what’s going on in our neck of the woods but touching base with our sister leagues in Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and all around Australia.

Unfortunately, I’m heading off to Cambodia tomorrow so I won’t be blogging for the next 4 weeks but when I return, look for our Valentine’s Day ‘Love Hurts’ bout recap to be held on Saturday, 16th February, as well as news from the forefront as the VRDL takes on the fine Adeladies at the Inaugural Skate of Origin on 23rd February (see previous post).

So until then, peace, love and bearings…

Toxic Judy, Victorian Roller Derby League

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Sydney RD on the News!

Posted by hooligal on January 24, 2008

Check out the Sydney Roller Derby League on! Very cool!


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Don’t call it a comeback…

Posted by toxicjudy on January 22, 2008

Adelaide Roller Derby vs. Victorian Roller Derby League 

On the 24th February 2008, history will be made with all-female roller derby making its way back onto the main stage in Australia!!! This is interstate rivalry at its finest with Adelaide Roller Derby hosting the Victorian Roller Derby League at the 2008 Skate of Origin. That’s right, we’re talking side-stepping, leg-whipping, hip and booty blocking, full contact quad skating action!!! Seating is limited so first in best dressed!!!

When: 3pm, Sunday 24th February 2008

Where: Royal Adelaide Showground Jubilee Pavillion, South Australia (entry via Rose Terrace Gate) 

How: For tickets, go to and click on ‘All Sporting Events’ in the left hand menu and scroll down to Roller Derby- Skate of Origin 2008

For more details, visit or

Stay tuned to this site for the bout recap!

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