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Alley Kats Win 2017 QCRG Champs

Alley Kats Win 2017 QCRG Champs

Jun 26, 2017

The 2017 QCRG Cup Championship win by the Alley Kats over the Devil Dollies was a culmination of nine years of hard work. They came oh-so-close twice before: a two-point loss to the Suicidal Saucies in 2010 and a one-point loss to the Dollies last June. It was that last heartbreaking loss that drove them to win the teams’ first ever QCRG Championship. The...

Buffalo’s Lake Effect Furies Look to Continue Their Steady Push Up the WFTDA Rankings

Buffalo’s Lake Effect Furies Look to Continue Their Steady Push Up the WFTDA Rankings

Mar 2, 2017

Buffalo’s Lake Effect Furies have been a study of consistency and continuity, steadily moving up the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association rankings and making four straight Playoff appearances from 2013 to 2016. Repeat Division 2 Playoff appearances in 2013 and 2014 pushed them up to Division 1 Playoffs in 2015 and with a strong regular season in 2016 the...

New York All Stars Derby Tournament

New York All Stars Derby Tournament

Feb 12, 2017

Roller derby skaters always look for more opportunities to play – just for the love of derby. From February 16 through the 19th, Lake Effect Furies team members Librawlian, Insinerator, Bricks Hit-House and GO! will travel to Hatfield, PA as members of the NYS Derby All Stars for the Battle of the All-Stars Tournament. “The NYS All Stars have been on my...

2017 Subzero Sirens Preview

2017 Subzero Sirens Preview

Jan 24, 2017

Last year the Queen City Roller Girls introduced their newest travel team: the Subzero Sirens who will kick off their 2017 season in a game against the Roc City B Sides on Friday, January 27th at 7 p.m. at Buffalo Riverworks. The Sirens are QCRG’s skaters-in-training for the Lake Effect Furies. “Our ultimate goal is to train skaters who would be able to...

2017 Devil Dollies Preview

2017 Devil Dollies Preview

Jan 17, 2017

The Devil Dollies are back and determined to reaffirm their title as QCRG Cup Champions against the Alley Kats at the 2017 season opener on Friday, January 20, at 7 p.m at Buffalo Riverworks. This rematch is reminiscent of their head to head battle in the June 2016 championship game, when the Dollies claimed the cup with a 1 point last jam win. With a mix of...

2017 Alley Kats Preview

2017 Alley Kats Preview

Jan 12, 2017

   The 2016 Queen City Roller Girls season saw the Alley Kats get off to a quick start which culminated in their best season since 2011. Prior to 2016 they had suffered a long string of losses on the scoreboard but starting with the 2014 season, they began a team rebuild with their sights set on a championship. Their luck changed immediately in the first...

2017 Season Preview

2017 Season Preview

Jan 6, 2017

The QCRG season holds some surprises and some traditions when it kicks off on Saturday, January 7th at Buffalo Riverworks. There will be fewer games between home teams than last season, only one Expo game, and a couple of new rules (see upcoming article on some rules changes). The Lake Effect Furies will have four games, the Subzero Sirens will have seven games...

More Records On the Line for QCRG at 2016 Cup Championship

More Records On the Line for QCRG at 2016 Cup Championship

Jun 6, 2016

This 10th Queen City Roller Girls season has been a success; the Furies are 9-0 in sanctioned play this year and have set new single game WFTDA score records, the league has smashed previous attendance records, the leagues boot camps remain full and the Junior program continues to reach new heights in a season where they graduated their first skater. Across the...

Buffalo’s Queen City Roller Girls Pass 10,000 Tickets Sold Mark for 2016

  PRESS RELEASE: Buffalo’s Queen City Roller Girls Pass 10,000 Tickets Sold Mark for 2016 Season! For Immediate Release May 25, 2016 Media Contact: Dylan Powell – pr@qcrg.net I 905 401 4872 https://www.facebook.com/QueenCityRollerGirls/ I http://qcrg.net/ BUFFALO, NY – Buffalo’s Queen City Roller Girls have passed the...

Alley Kats Get Revenge on the Saucies, Pull Out 184-155 Win

Alley Kats Get Revenge on the Saucies, Pull Out 184-155 Win

Apr 8, 2016

Last Friday night’s game between the Alley Kats and the Suicidal Saucies had everything you want in a night of roller derby. Buffalo Riverworks was packed with around 1,000 fans who let WNY know how much they loved the derby action. The night had huge hits (and even an occasional referee take out), power jams, tie jams and, of course, some jammer on jammer...

Meet the Subzero Sirens!

Meet the Subzero Sirens!

Jan 12, 2016

QCRG is happy to announce the name of our newly formed ‘B’ travel team, the Subzero Sirens! As a ‘B’ team, the Sirens will help train the next generation of Lake Effect Furies stars, as well as be a force all their own. The Sirens will open their season January 23rd when they host the Hammer City Harlots from Hamilton, ON. Get your...

QCRG Announces 2016 Home Teams!

QCRG Announces 2016 Home Teams!

Oct 15, 2015

We’re very excited to announce our Queen City Roller Girl home team rosters for our upcoming 10th season! The 2016 Devil Dollies, lead by veteran coach of the Knockouts, long-time referee, and skater for the Toronto Outrage Mens Roller Derby team, Senor Wiener. The 2016 Suicidal Saucies, coached by veteran Saucies skater and long-time coach of the Queen...

Lake Effect Furies D1 Playoff Preview

Lake Effect Furies D1 Playoff Preview

Sep 12, 2015

On October 2nd QCRG’s Lake Effect Furies (9th seed, 33rd overall in WFTDA) will burst into Omaha, Nebraska for their WFTDA Division 1 Playoff debut. Division 1 is determined by a team’s ranking by June 30. Generally speaking, the top 40 teams who qualify for a Playoff spot are invited to one of the four WFTDA D1 Playoffs. Then WFTDA does an S-seeding which is a somewhat non-complicated way of spreading out the teams throughout the four Playoffs. This is the third year WFTDA has run Divisional Playoffs. Previous years were regional.

Lake Effect Furies going to first WFTDA Division 1 Playoffs!

The Lake Effect Furies, ranked #33 in the July WFTDA rankings, have clinched their first ever berth in the WFTDA Division 1 Playoffs, as a 9 seed in the upcoming tournament in Omaha, NE October 2 through 4. Potential opponents include familiar foes Toronto Roller Derby as well as worldwide #1, Gotham Girls Roller Derby. Learn more at WFTDA.com or on...

Bout Recap: Knockouts top Dollies 214 to 154

Bout Recap: Knockouts top Dollies 214 to 154

Mar 31, 2015

Friday night marked QCRG’s 4th home league bout of the season, with the Devil Dollies facing up against the returning champs, the Nickel City Knockouts, who came out hungry for #18 in their 17-game winning streak. Despite the Knockouts being successful in the end, the Dollies managed to execute some very strong ‘voodoo-style’ blocking on those ladies in...

[Artvoice] Furies defeat DC Rollergirls

[Artvoice] Furies defeat DC Rollergirls

Mar 24, 2015

Check out this recap of the Furies game against DC last weekend care of Artvoice.com!

Bout Recap: Saucies toast Dollies 238 to 163

Bout Recap: Saucies toast Dollies 238 to 163

Mar 16, 2015

Friday night’s warm spring weather set the stage for a heated game on the waterfront, as fans emerged from their winter caves in droves to see two longtime contenders go head to head for the first time this season. Excitement flooded Riverworks as the Devil Dollies in black and pink lined up on track with the Suicidal Saucies in red. The skaters...

Icebreakers Recap; KOs, Dollies open season with wins

Icebreakers Recap; KOs, Dollies open season with wins

Feb 25, 2015

The Queen City Roller Girls took to their new track at Buffalo RiverWorks for a pair of icebreaker preview events February 6th and 13th – giving fans an early (if chilled) preview of the big things in store throughout the rest of the season as their new venue takes shape, sporting our first of its kind permanent track, and soon to feature a jumbotron,...

2015 Draftees (Part 3): Devil Dollies

2015 Draftees (Part 3): Devil Dollies

Jan 28, 2015

With the move to Riverworks this February, The Queen City Roller Girls are becoming a bright light on the Buffalo skyline now more than ever. This year’s draft picks shine just as bright; the up-and-comers in the league bring a new kind of grit and enthusiasm to the experienced veterans, whose dedication made the move downtown possible. The mix is sure to...

2015 Draftees (Part 2): Alley Kats

2015 Draftees (Part 2): Alley Kats

Jan 20, 2015

With the move to Riverworks this January, The Queen City Roller Girls are becoming a bright light on the Buffalo skyline now more than ever. This year’s draft picks shine just as bright; the up-and-comers in the league bring a new kind of grit and enthusiasm to the experienced veterans, whose dedication made the move downtown possible. The mix is sure to make...

2015 Draftees (Part 1): Nickel City Knockouts & Lake Effect Furies

2015 Draftees (Part 1): Nickel City Knockouts & Lake Effect Furies

Jan 12, 2015

With the move to Riverworks this January, The Queen City Roller Girls are becoming a bright light on the Buffalo skyline now more than ever. This year’s draft picks shine just as bright; the up-and-comers in the league bring a new kind of grit and enthusiasm to the experienced veterans, whose dedication made the move downtown possible. The mix is sure to make...

2015 Schedule Announced

2015 Schedule Announced

Jan 1, 2015

As we announced last spring, we are bringing our brand of excitement to our new home on the Buffalo waterfront, Buffalo Riverworks. With that in mind we are very excited to be able to announce our home schedule for our our inaugural season at our new home venue Buffalo Riverworks, and our 9th season overall! All bouts will be hosted at Buffalo Riverworks (359...

Furies secure 5th place finish at WFTDA D2 Playoffs

Furies secure 5th place finish at WFTDA D2 Playoffs

Sep 14, 2014

The Lake Effect Furies secured a 5th place finish at the WFTDA Division 2 playoffs in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario August 22-24th, falling on Friday to Gold Coast Roller Derby of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, but then securing victories on Saturday and Sunday over Demolition City Roller Derby of Evansville, Indiana and DC Rollergirls of Washington, DC to win the...

The Road to Playoffs (Furies 2014 Recap)

The Road to Playoffs (Furies 2014 Recap)

Aug 22, 2014

The Furies playoff berth is the culmination of their most successful season yet. Following their games against Suburbia (Yonkers, NY), Killamazoo (Kalamazoo, MI), and Tri-City (Kitchener, ON) the team kicked off their travel season with a trip cross-state to Ithaca, NY in May to play the Ithaca League of Women Rollers (WFTDA #79). The Furies had previously...

Lake Effect Furies off to D2 Playoffs

Lake Effect Furies off to D2 Playoffs

Aug 22, 2014

This weekend, the Lake Effect Furies head to Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario for the 2014 Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) Division 2 Playoffs where they will be competing as the tournament’s #2 seed. A top finish this weekend would secure a trip to the 2014 D2 Championship this coming November during the WFTDA Championships — the other...