Melbourne Team, VRDL All Stars.. Take out 1st place at the WFTDA Championships in Philadelphia. USA. First International team outside USA to take out the title!.

 VRDL All Stars …..No 1 in the WORLD…

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On behalf of the Skate Victoria Executive, we would like to congratulate the VRDL All Stars & Victorian Roller Derby League on your epic win today against Rose City Rollers at the 2017 International WFTDA Division 1 Championships – Philly, PA (Philadelphia)…

Another amazing achievement!!! The Hydra!…

Back in Victoria, Melbourne and right around Australia … we are all incredibly proud of all your efforts of the team and your league, your continual dedication, constant focus, multiple yearly overseas trips, fundraising efforts which are all needed to help you compete internationally against the worlds best roller derby teams.

Thank you for putting Roller Derby in Australia firmly on the International sporting map … and showing the world, what great roller derby athletes & sporting culture we have here in Australia..

Enjoy the rest of your time overseas !…

Gloria Hawken
CEO, Skate Victoria

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Links to view articles regarding the All Stars

https://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/active/article/roller-derby-victorian-world-title  

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/victoria-wins-roller-derby-world-championship-20171106-gzfn0e.html

 http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/victorias-roller-derby-stars-roll-into-world-championship-final-20171105-gzf4yz.html