Team Australia (roller derby)

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Team Australia
Team Australia roller derby logo.jpg
Founded 2011
Colors

Green, gold and white

              
Head coach Flamin’ Galah (Bench Coach)
Manager Slawta Dawta (Bench Manager)
Cherry Axe-Wound (Tour Manager)
Championships 4th place at 2011 Roller Derby World Cup
Broadcasters Derby News Network

Team Australia represents Australia in women's international roller derby, in play such as at the Roller Derby World Cup. The team was first formed to compete at the 2011 World Cup, and finished the tournament in fourth place, beating Team Sweden by 126 points 80 in their quarter final,[1] but losing to Team USA 532 to 4 in the semi final,[2] and to Team England 203 to 85 in the third-place playoff.[3] Before the event, coach Thigh-dal Wave stated that the team aimed to play against the USA and to beat Team New Zealand.[4]

Team roster[edit]

2014 team roster[edit]

In December 2013, Team Australia announced their 2014 roster.[5] (skaters' league affiliations as of the time of the announcement)

Number Name League
2880 Blue Wrenegade Adelaide Roller Derby
601 Colonel KAOS! Adelaide Roller Derby
9lives Kit Cat Krunch Adelaide Roller Derby
117 Chop Chop Brisbane City Rollers
TOP5 Susy Pow Charm City Roller Girls
411 Bambi von Smash’er Canberra Roller Derby League
77 Shaggle Frock Canberra Roller Derby League
6 ShortStop Canberra Roller Derby League
8 Annabelle Lecter Northern Brisbane Rollers
20 Beth Adder Northern Brisbane Rollers
76 Brutal Deluxe Northern Brisbane Rollers
41 Lil Gee Unit Northern Brisbane Rollers
14 Christy Demons Paradise City Roller Derby
50x Freyda Cox Sydney Roller Derby League
411 Blockodile Dundee Sun State Roller Girls
45 Cookie Cutter Sun State Roller Girls
58 Dodge&Bolt Sun State Roller Girls
11 Lady Killer Sun State Roller Girls
48 Muzzarati Sun State Roller Girls
8 Polly Crackers Sun State Roller Girls
12 Rose Ruin Sun State Roller Girls
10 Bicepsual Victorian Roller Derby League
4 Calamity Maim Victorian Roller Derby League
10 G-Banger Victorian Roller Derby League
505 Mad Mel Arena Victorian Roller Derby League
782 Tiger Victorian Roller Derby League
88 Tui Lyon Victorian Roller Derby League
- Flamin’ Galah (Bench Coach) Victorian Roller Derby League
- Slawta Dawta (Bench Manager) Sun State Roller Girls
- Cherry Axe-Wound (Tour Manager) Canberra Roller Derby League

2011 team roster[edit]

Team Australia announced their first roster of twenty skaters in September 2011,[6] which played at the 2011 Roller Derby World Cup. (skaters' league affiliations as of the time of the announcement)

Number Name League
308 Amykazee Canberra Roller Derby League
411 Bambi von Smash'er Canberra Roller Derby League
M8 Blockidile Dundee Sun State Roller Girls
45 Cookie Cutter Sun State Roller Girls
58 Dodge & Bolt Coastal Assassins Roller Derby
99 Fang Fiend Brisbane City Rollers
801 Haterade Sydney Roller Derby League
10 Juke Nukem Brisbane City Rollers
1st King Cam Canberra Roller Derby League
11 Ladykiller Sun State Roller Girls
28 Muzzarati Sun State Roller Girls
12 Rose Ruin Sun State Roller Girls
24 Ruby Ribcrusher Victorian Roller Derby League
911 Sculley Sun State Roller Girls
6 Short Stop Canberra Roller Derby League
44 Slawta Dawta Sun State Roller Girls
TOP5 Susy Pow Newcastle Roller Derby League
106 Tricksey Beltem Adelaide Roller Derby
40 U Sooz U Lose Victorian Roller Derby League
XL40 XL Sun State Roller Girls

References[edit]

  1. ^ Justice Feelgood Marshall (5 December 2011). "World Cup: (4) Australia Restrains (5) Sweden, 126-80". Derby News Network. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Justice Feelgood Marshall (4 December 2011). "World Cup Semifinal: (1) USA Dominates (4) Australia, 532-4". Derby News Network. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Talionis, Lex (6 December 2011). "World Cup 3rd Place: (3) England Stops (4) Australia, 203-85". Derby News Network. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Coopes, Amy (27 November 2011). "Blood and fury as Australia eyes roller Cup". Agence France-Presse. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  5. ^ "Team Australia Announces 2014 Team Roster". Roller Derby World Cup. 4 December 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  6. ^ Hurt Reynolds (14 September 2011). "Team Australia Announces World Cup Roster". Derby News Network. Retrieved 9 December 2011.