[ 22 June, 2013; 6:00 pm; ]
This season’s third bout will see the Brindabelters and the Surly Griffins smash it out! Will the Griffins take revenge after getting the wooden spoon while the Belters took 3rd place at the finals last year? Come down and see all the action
Event details: Brindableters Vs Surly Griffins
Date: Saturday 22nd June 2013
Time: Doors open 5pm, [...]
[ 8 June, 2013 to 9 June, 2013. ]
The Canberra Roller Derby League has the exciting news that teams from around Australia are converging on Canberra for a Centenary bout!
As Canberra celebrates its centenary year, SKATE-TURION is about to hit the Nation’s Capital during the June long weekend. To celebrate the centenary Canberra Roller Derby League (CRDL), in conjunction with Scope Mount [...]
Varsity Derby League, a Canberra flat-track roller derby league, is looking for “fresh meat” this month. And…we now train men to be players, not just refs!
So if you’re a guy and you want to have a whack at smashing dudes on the track, we’ll train you up to be a derby superstar! Our next fresh [...]
Poptop has been down the Roller Derby and sent in this report:
Hi there Riot Overlords
Here are my pics from last night’s Roller Derby bout between the Surly Griffins and the Black ‘n’ Blue Belles.
Being incredibly vague on the rules, I will not even attempt to describe the play other than to advise the Black [...]
[ 4 May, 2013; ] After an explosive and tense season opener that came down to one final jam and two points, Canberra Roller Derby League’s 2013 season has the makings to be the most exciting yet. This upcoming bout promises all that excitement and more. Veteran spectators will recognise the two teams playing, as they are CRDL’s two original teams the Surly Griffins [...]
[ 17 November, 2012; 3:00 pm; ]
They live among us disguised as mums, scientists, students, hairdressers and public servants. They appear to be normal loving wives and girlfriends, daughters and sisters. And yet, the females of the species have undergone a creeping transformation. They have discovered a lust for speed; they have grown larger and stronger; they have become giants of [...]
[ 10 November, 2012; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The ever growing sport of Roller Derby returns this week with Varsity Derby League putting on their 2nd bout of the year. The bout will see the Cheerbleeders take on the PHDemons as the Bleeders try to defend their hold on the winners trophy. Don your red and gold for the Bleeders or your purple and black [...]
In their inexorable rise to being the One True Sport of Canberra the Canberra Roller Derby League has facebooked their new bus buyout.
Colour me impressed.
[ 12 May, 2012; 5:00 pm; ]
The Canberra Roller Derby League is giving notice that this weekend sees the foundation teams go head to head at Southern Cross Stadium.
Tickets from their oztix page.
[ 5 May, 2012; 5:00 pm; ]
The Canberra Roller Derby League brings word that Canberra’s rep derby team, the Vice City Rollers, are going to be taking on Newcastle’s Dockyard Dames at the AIS Arena in what is sure to be good show.
Care to dance? Some say roller derby is like a dance…a competitive, powerful and at times brutal dance. [...]
Fleetwood Mac were blaring, a painted line marked out a skating area in Garema Place, roller soccer was being perpetrated, Andrew Barr was talking to a camera, yep it must be the launch of Roller Skate In The City.
Canberra CBD have put out a media release with all the details.
Tickets are now on sale for [...]
[ 5 January, 2012 to 6 February, 2012. ] Canberra CBD Ltd announced an open air roller skating rink will be opened in Garema Place in the new year.
The rink will be open From 5 January, to 6 February in 2012.
The rink will feature roller discos, retro movie nights, and the seemingly obligatory roller derby.
The rink will be similar to the ice skating rink [...]
First posted in June we somehow at the time missed local ska stalwarts Los Capitanes in drag with roller derby girls doing a Missy Higgins cover.
The punk band doing a pop cover might be a cliche, but it’s become so because it’s awesome.
The Canberra Roller Derby League has proclaimed the Red Bellied Black Hearts 2011 season champions after their grand final win over the Black ‘N’ Blue Belles.
A close game 138-134
[ 5 November, 2011; 6:30 pm; ]
Canberra’s other Roller Derby League, the Varsity Derby League (Stop sniggering at the back there! There’s nothing funny about a women’s VD League!), is throwing a roller disco.
Go on, you know you want to.
[ 22 October, 2011; 4:00 pm; ]
The Canberra Roller Derby League has announced their Grand Final lineup to be smashed out at the AIS Arena later this month.
It’s a double header with the Surly Griffins and the Brindabelters staging the curtain raiser before the Red Bellied Black Hearts and the Black ‘n’ Blue Belles contest the Grand Final with the after [...]
The Canberra Roller Derby League has announced the Australian team to contest the 2011 Roller Derby World Cup.
Locals Amykazee, Bambi von Smasher, Short Stop and King Cam have made the squad.
Best of luck to them.
As the video shows the Vice City Rollers had a very impressive intro dance routine for their Roller Derby clash with the Sun State Roller Girls’ Fancy Pants.
But the match report is putting a brave face on a whopping 181-48 defeat in front of a big crowd at the AIS Arena.
[ 6 August, 2011; 5:00 pm; ]
Fire and Vice will see an epic battle between two of Australia’s most passionate roller derby teams. Spawned in the hellfires of Australia’s hot tropical north come the Sun State Rollergirls’ Fancy Pants, fancy skaters and indeed wearing pants, they will challenge Canberra’s own icy maidens the Vice City Rollers.
The Rollers suffered a defeat [...]
The Canberra Roller Derby League has the happy news that their rep team the Vice City Rollers has handed the Northern Brisbane Brawl Stars their arses in Brisbane.
176 to 75 is the sort of margin we like to see!
Yup just as it says … playing soccer on skates (and before you ask yes you kick the ball with your skates)
Either inlines or quads – that doesn’t matter. But trust me, it is truely a great, addictive, fun game.
How would I know?? Well, I played in English team for a few years before permanently [...]
Do you want to be apart of what will be the largest roller derby event Canberra Roller Derby League has ever hosted?
Well your in luck because there are still tickets available through Ticketek.
This bout will see Canberra Roller Derby League’s representative team the Vice City Rollers play against Sydney Roller Derby League’s representative team the [...]
Yup just as it says … playing soccer on skates (and before you ask yes you kick the ball with your skates)!
Either inlines or quads - that doesn’t matter. But trust me, it is truely a great, addictive, fun game.
How would I know?? Well, I played in English team for a few years before permanently moving to Canberra.
There are teams [...]
Yeap just as it says … playing soccer on skates (you kick the ball with your skates on!) Either inline or quads - that doesn’t matter. But trust me, it is truely a great, addictive, fun game.
Don’t believe me? Have a look at www.rollersoccer.com - It’s not the greatest website but hey!
How would I know?? Well, I played in English team for a [...]
[ 27 March, 2010; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 1 May, 2010; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 29 May, 2010; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Home of women’s flat track derby in Canberra
The Surly Griffins and the Black’n'Blue Belles return to Southern Cross Stadium for:
2010: A Skate Odyssey Sat 27 March
Point Skate: Presidents of the United Skates Sat 1 May
Mad Stax: Beyond the Hyperdome Sat 29 May
Tickets are on sale NOW!
Doors open 5 pm for 6pm start
Southern Cross Basketball Stadium, [...]
Canberra Roller Derby League has its tickets for the first three bouts of 2010 on sale now! Let no one say that Canberra is boring. Come along and support The Surly Griffins and the Black’n’Blue Belles in our movie title themed bouts:
2010: A Skate Odyssey
Sat 27 March
Point Skate: Presidents of the United [...]
The title says it all really but in case you are too overwhelmed by the awesomeness of the flyer to comprehend the details or “shock horror” you have somehow missed all the other roller derby coverage and spruiking then let it be known that tickets for the FINAL BOUT of the CANBERRA ROLLER DERBY LEAGUE’s [...]
Last night saw the Canberra Roller Derby League’s first public bout of a sport that is experiencing a renaissance, both here and around the world – Roller Derby. NOW WITH SLIDE SHOW AT THE END OF THE POST!
Two teams of committed, focused, saucy wenches took to the parquetry floor of Southern Cross Club’s Tuggeranong indoor [...]
Game 1 of the CRDL Debutante Season ‘Hell-On-Wheels: A Halloween Bout’ will star:
The Black ‘n’ Blue Belles versus The Surley Griffins
Date: Saturday 24th October
Time: Doors open at 5pm, Game starts at 5.30pm
Venue: Tuggeranong Southern Cross Sports Stadium,
Corner of Athlon and Cowlishaw Streets Tuggeranong (next to the Southern Cross Club)
Tickets: Can be purchased at Felt Clothing [...]
[ 24 October, 2009; 5:00 pm; ]
For the last year it’s felt as if every sexy, smart woman I’ve met has been in training for the Canberra Roller Derby League (CRDL). Their distinctive t-shirts with the knuckle duster motif has become a bit of a feature in the cooler bars around town.
Now the wait is over and the Surley Griffins are [...]
[ 25 June, 2009; 8:00 pm; 30 June, 2009; 8:00 pm; ]
I find that a surprising number of the interesting and beautiful women of my acquaintance have signed up with the Canberra Roller Derby League.
So if you haven’t already had a look and want to be at least vicariously interesting and beautiful it might be worth getting along to one of their upcoming information nights.
This from [...]
[ 14 March, 2009; 7:00 pm; ]
Facebook brings word that the alluring yet terrifying ladies of the Canberra Roller Derby League are holding a fundraiser at the Polish White Eagle Club on Saturday week:
Get up to no good with them hot stompin’ lads, the Fuelers to celebrate six fantastic months of CRDL and help the league with training, so we can [...]