HELSINKI ROLLER DERBY
Finland's first roller derby league. Since 2009.
Finnish Nationals
Next year, goddamnit!

Next year, goddamnit!

Roller Derby Suomi Cup 2015 came to an end yesterday. Fighting for the gold were Helsinki Roller Derby, Kallio Rolling Rainbow, Dirty River Roller Grrrls from Turku and Tampere Roller Derby. Players were left with sore muscles and fans with tired vocal chords after the four excruciatingly exciting games of top-level derby. By 9 PM...
HRD was in rare form on Saturday 12 Sept at Suomi Cup VII

HRD was in rare form on Saturday 12 Sept at Suomi Cup VII

As the newest addition to the HRD Queen Bees’ coaching crew, it was a pleasure to support HRD as they took on the Kouvola Rock ‘n Rollers in the Unicornado tournament in Tampere. Yaffa escaping the pack with lead (Photo by Ville Päivätie) The game started with a slow climb in points, with lead changing...
HRD Queen B’s Take on KRR A-team Vantaan Skinit, Play with Heart!

HRD Queen B’s Take on KRR A-team Vantaan Skinit, Play with Heart!

Saturday, May 30th, Kallio Rolling Rainbow hosted the Roller Derby Suomi Cup V tournament. The tournament consisted of two matches, with Helsinki Roller Derby Queen B’s facing Kallio Rolling Rainbow’s A Travel Team, Vantaan Skinit.  The game was predictably intense! White-knuckled fans of the incredible Queen B’s watched as they played their heart out, with...
Brushed up Lahti made B's to fight for their victory

Brushed up Lahti made B’s to fight for their victory

On Saturday 16th of May the fourth Finnish National Cup -tournament took place in Pasila. In the first game Tampere Roller Derby met Kouvola Rock’n’Rollers, and in the second game of the day the hometeam, HRD’s Queen B’s faced the Bay City Rollers from Lahti. Both games were said to be boringly presumable, and even though...
Opening Game of the Finnish Nationals: HRD vs TRD

Opening Game of the Finnish Nationals: HRD vs TRD

We waited for the opening game of the Finnish National Cup for 2015 with nervous excitement. As a league we had decided that the coaches of our B team would pick the roster for the National Cup games, which means the rosters would be based on the people training with the B team. We hoped...
We are the champions!

We are the champions!

Oh wow. It has been an amazing year for us, and a busy one too: as you might have noticed, we haven’t had the time to write about the Finnish Nationals, and that was a month ago! All our teams have been extremely busy, A-team playing in WET, B-team in Cologne and C-team having games...
Seventh Tournament of Roller Derby Suomi Cup 2014

Seventh Tournament of Roller Derby Suomi Cup 2014

On Saturday the 18th of October the seventh tournament of Suomi Cup was held at Kuusaa. Lahti Roller Derby challenged Dirty River Roller Grrrls – Turku Roller Derby while the host league Kouvola Rock n Rollers battled it out with Helsinki Roller Derby. This tournament will be remembered for jammer penalties since every team got...
Third Game of the Finnish Nationals 2014

Third Game of the Finnish Nationals 2014

The third game of the Finnish Nationals was hosted by Kallio Rolling Rainbow and played in Pasila Sportshall on the 22nd of March. The first game of the day was Helsinki Roller Derby versus Tampere Roller Derby. TRD was placed fourth in last year’s Nationals so the game was expected to be fairly close. This...
Coming up:  3rd Finnish Cup Tournament on 22 March

Coming up: 3rd Finnish Cup Tournament on 22 March

Helsinki Roller Derby holds the leading position in the Finnish Cup rankings as it takes on Tampere Roller Derby on 22 March 2014. Come and cheer our smashing All-Star Ninja Turtles to yet another glorious victory! The day’s other bout is host team Kallio Rolling Rainbow vs. Lahti Roller Derby. The winner of each bout...
Second game of Finnish Nationals 2014

Second game of Finnish Nationals 2014

Helsinki Roller Derby had a new line up for the second day of the Finnish Nationals. Newer players got a chance to face Lahti when Linda, Tigre Force, Nina Erwes and Raivo of the more experienced players were out. The game was played in the Kuusankoski Sport Hall which was already familiar from the Finnish...
First game of Finnish Nationals 2014

First game of Finnish Nationals 2014

The season of Roller Derby Suomi Cup 2014 started with Salppurin Likat tournament in Lahti on 25th January 2014. The tournament was hosted by Lahti’s Bay City Rollers and all six teams in the Cup were playings. Helsinki Roller Derby’s A-team, the All-Star Ninja Turtles, faced last year’s third, Dirty River Roller Grrrls from Turku. The...
HRD hosts the National Finals in Pasila 2/11/2013

HRD hosts the National Finals in Pasila 2/11/2013

Helsinki Roller Derby has the honor of hosting the Final Tournament of Finnish Nationals, which brings together the top 4 leagues of the first Suomi Cup, held during the year 2013. The bout, also known as Skurul Böölee, Stadist blosaa! is held at the usual location, our beloved Pasila Sportshall.Tickets can be bought from Tiketti,...