Game report: B.ADD vs. Bembel Town, All Stars vs. DCR

On February 21 we had another one of our cosmopolitan double headers, which saw the B.ADD Girls knocking wheels with the Bembel Town Rollergirls of Germany, a rematch that was finally due, followed by the All Stars’ rematch against the Dock City Rollers of Sweden. With lots of cheering and ‘beering’ going on, the B.ADD Girls held their own, keeping the lead for most of the first half, but losing it in the second for a final score of 189 […]

Holiday game report, Happy New Year!

First thing’s first: HAPPY NEW YEAR! Just before the holidays on December 13 we had a very international double header with an appetizer of the B.ADD Girls taking it up against Stockholm’s STRD C Stars and a main course of the All Stars facing the Portsmouth Roller Wenches of the UK. In front of a packed hall, the B.ADD Girls had their work cut out for them, but were ready for all the fun in world, which is exactly what […]

All Stars second at Skates of Glory 2015

With a tinge of déjà vu from 2014, the All Stars scored a solid second place win behind Antwerp’s One Love Roller Dolls at the fourth edition of the Benelux tournament Skates of Glory in Antwerp. On Day 1 the All Stars had an easy win against the Rotterdam Death Row Honeys with a score of 269-108, finishing their work for the day and being able to prepare for heavier lifting the next day: a rematch against reigning Dutch champions, […]

B.ADD Girls: sweet start to the season

On October 17 the B.ADD Girls played their first game of the 2015-2016 season against Groningen’s Northern Lightning Rollergirls, a team they hadn’t played since February 2013. And back then NLG had taken the win, but not this time. This long overdue return match was a victory for the B.ADD Girls who got the lead early and kept it until the very end for a 191-122 win. Fresh new B.ADD players and veterans kept it together much to the delight […]

Fresh Meat and Open House 2015: so many skaters!

On September 20, the Amsterdam Derby Dames hosted a Fresh Meat Day to recruit new roller derby skaters of all genders. It looked like a record turnout, as 30 odd skaters took to the track and filled it up! It was great to see so many new faces and quite a few returning skaters as well. After a great afternoon of skating, laughing and making new friends, the freshies watched a women’s scrimmage and a co-ed scrimmage, with skaters from […]

Victory dominates season finale

At our last double header of the season on July 11 the party started with the B.ADD Girls going up against the Roller Derby Panthers of Saint-Gratien near Paris who softened everybody up with their skate-out song, as they danced in pairs on the track to Jacques Brel’s ‘Dans Le Port d’Amsterdam’. Once the teams got down to business, the B.ADD Girls carved out a lead right from the start and turned it into a 199-154 win, a great way […]

All Stars fifth at Derby Monster Cup

On June 27 and 28 the All Stars were the underdog at the first edition of the Derby Monster Cup in Lille, France, a tournament chocked full of WFTDA members and apprentices. And who doesn’t like rooting for the underdog, right? First up was a sweaty and sticky game against the Stuttgart Valley Rollergirlz with a final score of 99-171 for the Germans who took third place in the tournament. Later that day the All Stars geared up again, this […]

All Stars second at Dutch Champs

On May 30 and 31, the All Stars participated in the second edition of Bloed, Skates en Tranen (Blood, Skates and Tears), the second Dutch championships featuring eight Dutch teams and hosted again by Eindhoven’s Rockcity Rollers who went on to become this year’s Dutch champions. Well done Rockcity, enjoy the victory! We are of course extremely proud of our All Stars, so give them a virtual round of applause for all their hard hitting work and the great show […]

ADD is now a full WFTDA member

In case you’ve missed it, the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) has been proud to include the Amsterdam Derby Dames as a full member of the WFTDA, the international governing body for the sport of women’s flat track roller derby and a member organisation for leagues to collaborate and network. As a newer member of the WFTDA, ADD has joins the ranks of more than 302 all-female, skater-owned-and-operated leagues worldwide that have united to lead the sport of women’s […]

ADD takes second place at Skates of Glory 2014

After a great Block Around the Clock on September 20th and 21st where the All Stars kicked off the event with a win against Les Quedalles of the Paris Rollergirls 270 to 172, last weekend at Skates of Glory ADD took second place behind Antwerp’s One Love Roller Dolls, a big difference with last year’s fourth place. On Day 1 they took on tournament newcomers, Liège’s Holy Wheels Menace and nailed it 259 to 65 in Game 4. Later in […]