Newcastle Roller Derby League

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Newcastle Roller Derby League
League logo
Metro area Newcastle, New South Wales
Country Australia
Founded 2009
Teams Dockyard Dames (rep)
Harbour Hellcats (local)
Fort Smashleys (local)
Bogey Rollers (local)
Track type(s) Flat
Venue Gateshead Sportsworld
Affiliations WFTDA
Website newcastlerollerderby.org.au

Newcastle Roller Derby League (NRDL) is a women's flat track roller derby league based in the city of Newcastle, New South Wales founded in 2009. Their representative team is called the Dockyard Dames while their three local teams are the Harbour Hellcats, the Fort Smashleys and the Bogey Rollers, which was formed at the start of 2013.[1]

By mid-2010, the league had more than 100 skaters.[2]

One skater from the league was selected to skate for Team Australia at the 2011 Roller Derby World Cup.[3]

In February 2018, Newcastle became a member league of the WFTDA Apprentice Program.[4]

NRDL Teams[edit]

Fort Smashleys[edit]

The Fort Smashley are one of the NRDL In-House teams created in 2011. Fort Smashleys Won their first Season comp in 2013 against the new comers the Bogey Rollers.

The name "Fort Smashleys" is a play on Fort Scratchley, a Fort which is based on the harbor of Newcastle, Australia. This name was chosen for the symbolism that Fort Scratchley has in Newcastle.

Harbour Hellcats[edit]

The Harbour Hellcats are one of the NRDL In-House teams created in 2011. Hellcats won the first 4 season of the NRDL In-House comp.

Bogey Rollers[edit]

The Bogey Rollers are one of the NRDL In-House teams created in 2013. In there first season they played of against the Fort Smashleys for the NRDL In-House comp trophy.

The Dockyard Dames[edit]

The Newcastle Dockyard Dames are the Representative team for NRDL. This team consists of the best of the best of NRDL players.

The dockyard dames have played teams from all around Australia & New Zealand, some of those teams are: Victorian Roller Derby League, Sydney Roller Derby League, Pirate City Rollers, Northern Brisbane Rollers and many more along the way.

The Dockyard dames have finished in 3rd place in the Eastern Region Roller Derby Competition 4 years in a row. In 2010 and 2012 they competed in The Great Southern Slam, which is a nationals type event for Roller Derby which sore over 20 leagues from all around Australia and New Zealand competing against each other. In 2014 the Dockyard Dames will be heading to Adelaide to compete in TGSS again to represent Newcastle.

Dockyard Dames Achievements[edit]

Interleague competition[edit]

2010[edit]

Date Location Home Team Away Team Winner Score
6/3/2010 Wollongong Steel City Dolls (WIRD) Dockyard Dames Steel City Dolls (WIRD) 175 v 127
24/4/2010 Newcastle Dockyard Dames Steel City Dolls (WIRD) Dockyard Dames 131 v 117
15/5/2010 Wollongong Steel City Dolls (WIRD) Dockyard Dames Dockyard Dames  ? v ?
22/5/2010 Dockyard Dames Steel City Dolls (WIRD) Dockyard Dames ? v ?
21/7/2010 Newcastle Dockyard Dames Smackdown Sallies (SRDL) Dockyard Dames ? v ?
18/9/2010 Western Sydney (ERRD) Dockyard Dames Steel City Dolls (WIRD) Dockyard Dames ? v ?
18/9/2010 Western Sydney (ERRD) Dockyard Dames WSR Dockyard Dames ? v ?
18/9/2010 Western Sydney (ERRD) Vice City Rollers (CRDL) Dockyard Dames Vice City Rollers (CRDL) ? v ?
18/9/2010 Western Sydney (ERRD) The Assassins (SRDL) Dockyard Dames The Assassins (SRDL) ? v ?
21/11/2010 Sydney Pistola Chola's (SRDL) Dockyard Dames Pistola Chola's (SRDL) ? v ?

2011[edit]

Date Location Home Team Away Team Winner Score
30/4/2011 Newcastle Dockyard Dames Brawlstars (NBR) Dockyard Dames 131 v 91
14/5/2011 Western Sydney (ERRD) Dockyard Dames WSR Dockyard Dames 200 v 30
14/5/2011 Western Sydney (ERRD) Vice City Rollers (CRDL) Dockyard Dames Vice City Rollers (CRDL) 155 v 68
16/7/2011 Western Sydney (ERRD) The Assassins (SRDL) Dockyard Dames The Assassins (SRDL) 154 v 43
16/7/2011 Western Sydney (ERRD) Dockyard Dames Steel City Dolls (WIRD) Dockyard Dames 115 v 103
24/9/2011 Newcastle Dockyard Dames Adeladies (ADRD) Adeladies (ADRD) 122 v 121
1/10/11 Western Sydney (ERRD) Dockyard Dames Steel City Dolls (WIRD) Dockyard Dames 117 v 87
12/11/11 Auckland Cannon Brawlers (PCR - NZ) Dockyard Dames Cannon Brawlers (PCR - NZ) 122 v 91
17/12/2011 Brisbane Furies (SSRG) Dockyard Dames Furies (SSRG) 120 v 58

2012[edit]

Date Location Home Team Away Team Winner Score
5/5/2012 Canberra Vice City Rollers (CRDL) Dockyard Dames Vice City Rollers (CRDL) N/A v N/A
9/6/2012 Adelaide (TGSS) Dockyard Dames VRDL All Stars VRDL All Stars N/A v N/A
9/6/2012 Adelaide (TGSS) Dockyard Dames ARDL All stars ARDL All Stars N/A v N/A

2013[edit]

Date Location Home Team Away Team Winner Score
22/6/2013 Newcastle Dockyard Dames NRRD Dockyard Dames N/A v N/A
22/6/2013 Ipswitch BCR Dockyard Dames Dockyard Dames N/A v N/A
7/10/2013 Central Coast (ERRD) Vice City Rollers (CRDL) Dockyard Dames Vice City Rollers (CRDL) N/A v N/A
7/10/2013 Central Coast (ERRD) Dockyard Dames The Snipers (SRDL) Dockyard Dames N/A v N/A
8/10/2013 Central Coast (ERRD) The Assassins (SRDL) Dockyard Dames The Assassins (SRDL) N/A v N/A
8/10/2013 Central Coast (ERRD) Dockyard Dames CRDL (B) Dockyard Dames 239 v 67
12/10/2013 Newcastle Dockyard Dames West Side Evils Dockyard Dames 130 v 120

Intraleague competition[edit]

Season Overview[edit]

Season No. Of Games Date Start Date Finish Hellcat Wins Smashley Wins Bogey Wins Winner
1 3 12/3/2011 7/5/2011 2 1 N/A Hellcats
2 3 20/8/2011 29/10/2011 2 1 N/A Hellcats
3 3 17/3/2012 14/4/2012 3 0 N/A Hellcats
4 3 17/3/2012 22/3/2012 2 1 N/A Hellcats
5 10 02/03/2013 07/09/2013 0 7 3 Fort Smashleys

Season 1 (2011)[edit]

Season Game No. Date Teams Winner Score[5]
1 1 12/3/2011 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Harbour Hellcats 112 v 93
1 2 9/4/2011 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Harbour Hellcats 118 v 103
1 3 7/5/2011 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Fort Smashleys 99 v 137

Season 2 (2011)[edit]

Season Game No. Date Teams Winner Score[6]
2 1 20/8/2011 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Harbour Hellcats 101 v 86
2 2 17/9/11 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Fort Smashleys 81 v 100
2 3 29/10/11 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Harbour Hellcats 111 v 108

Season 3 (2012)[edit]

Season Game No. Date Teams Winner Score[7]
3 1 17/3/2012 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Harbour Hellcats 143 v 115
3 2 19/5/2012 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Harbour Hellcats 127 v 98
3 3 14/4/12 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Harbour Hellcats 207 v 108

Season 4 (2012)[edit]

Season Game No. Date Teams Winner Score[8]
4 1 28/7/2012 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Harbour Hellcats 89 v 80
4 2 25/8/2012 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Harbour Hellcats 88 v 85
4 3 22/9/12 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Fort Smashleys 120 v 68

Season 5 (2013)[edit]

Season Game No. Date Teams Winner Score[9]
5 1 02/03/2013 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Fort Smashleys 153 v 93
5 2 23/03/2013 Harbour Hellcats V Bogey Rollers Bogey Rollers 164 v 90
5 3 13/04/2013 Bogey Rollers V Fort Smashleys Fort Smashleys 94 v 114
5 4 04/05/2013 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Fort Smashleys 207 v 64
5 5 25/05/2013 Harbour Hellcats V Bogey Rollers Bogey Rollers 136 v 114
5 6 15/06/2013 Bogey Rollers V Fort Smashleys Fort Smashleys N/A
5 7 06/07/2013 Harbour Hellcats V Fort Smashleys Fort Smashleys N/A
5 8 27/07/2013 Bogey Rollers V Harbour Hellcats Bogey Rollers N/A
5 9 77/08/2013 Bogey Rollers V Fort Smashleys Fort Smashleys N/A
5 10 07/09/2013 Grand Final Bogeys V Shamsleys Fort Smashleys N/A

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rockley-Hogan, Theresa (16 February 2010). "Fresh meat for roller girls". ABC Newcastle. 
  2. ^ Melissa Lyons, "Derby girls on a roll", Newcastle Herald
  3. ^ Hurt Reynolds (14 September 2011). "Team Australia Announces World Cup Roster". Derby News Network. Archived from the original on 7 December 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "WFTDA Accepts 12 Apprentice Leagues – WFTDA". wftda.com. WFTDA. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2018. 
  5. ^ Newcastle Roller Derby League Official "Website"
  6. ^ Newcastle Roller Derby League Official "Website"
  7. ^ Newcastle Roller Derby League Official "Website"
  8. ^ Newcastle Roller Derby League Official "Website"
  9. ^ Newcastle Roller Derby League Official "Website"

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