Covid-19 lockdown restrictions are partially alleviated for sports. Therefore we will come back to training on wednesdays at our regular training (winter) location. See you there!
Days are shortening and winter is coming. Therefore we will be training from wednesday August 25th in Rotterdam South again at our usual location: sportclub THOR, Ellemare 171
See you all there!
Hi everyone. Since we have enough evening light in summer we moved our wednesday training to Parklaan next to het Park (coordinates: 51.90752057572332, 4.47395386082078). We will train here throughout summer until shorter days force us back to our usual location.
See you on wednesday!
We are allowed to train in groups of 4 again (all age groups) keeping a distance of 1,5 meters at all times. Therefore we return to train at our usual location (Ellemare 171, 3085 JP Rotterdam) on wednesdays. Tonight training is on!
P.S. Changing rooms and showers are closed.
Due to the current corona situation all training has been cancelled until further notice. We will keep you informed about the situation.
We hope to be back on the field soon!
On Sunday 10 November, R’Damnit sent for the first time a team to the NFB women’s indoor competition. The ladies had been assigned pool A to start with and played three 40 minute-long games against AUC Women 1, Airborn Dames and UFO Dames.
The first indoor competition day was looking quite challenging for the ladies. Initially, the five warriors were ready to play savage against the other much more experienced teams. Luckily for them as a glorious last-minute notice, Rocio and Sara, two ex-Rotterdammers that had been absent for over a year joined the team and spirited everyone.
Even though the three games were lost, the ladies played till the end to the best of their ability and managed to score in every single game. Moreover, points were fought with perseverance and determination, ensuring that all players involved in the point touched the disc. All in all, it was a fun day that resulted in a great learning experience. Special thanks for all the coaching received from Rosario Gomes that, despite her back injury, joined the team and supported the ladies. In the meantime, getting ready for the second indoor day on December 8 in Leek.
After a full week of rain and more of that to come in Rotterdam, we drove to den Bosch for our last competition day on Sunday, October 13th. And what did we find there? A most wonderful 23 degrees, sunshine and 3 awesome games of Ultimate!
We had suitable competitors on this last day of the Mixed competition. Disc Devils Twente won the first game by a small margin. Our second game against UTKA was quite disturbed by pick calls. After a bit of frustration over some calls, we took a Spirit time out, which helped us have a nice game in the end (even though we lost it :P).
Finally, we managed to get ourselves a win against Bluefingers and we got ourselves a 15th place in the competition. Man…what a great final day of summer that was…I am already looking forward to the indoor competition!
We showed up at the third open indoor day with a smaller handler line than the previous two outings. But with reinforcements in the cutting line were prepped to give it our best.
The theme of the day would be building a lead early on in the match, the giving it away again to make it exciting at the end of the match. (Unintentionally of course)
First up was ufo2. This match followed the theme perfectly, but we got away with a few points lead in the end again, winning the match.
Then W.A.F., W.A.F. is turning out to be our nemesis this season, having narrowly lost last time around. This match followed the theme of the day again, and to my frustration, led to a tie, going with a lead in the final point.
Not following the theme was the match against Frisbee Club Veenendaal Tijgers, we lost outright with a large differential, props to the just promoted team.
The last match was against Force Elektro who just relegated from third. This time we followed the theme of the day again, but managed to take off with such a lead that we could manage the last points until the time was up. To get away with a surprising win. Our overall conclusion was that this match should not have lasted 5 minutes longer.
It was a great day of ultimate, thanks W.A.F. for
Sunday 9th of December Rotterdamnit open team went to Wageningen for the second indoor day of the 18/19 season.
Our first match was against Disc Devil’s Twente.
The young team had a great indoor type of play, but in the end, proofed no match for our speed and safe throws.
Next two matches would be the deciders in the competition, first up
Both matches could be characterised as a great performance of ultimate frisbee, a lot of fair play, but intense and fast.
In both matches, we were at most one break point in front or one break point behind, trading lead position throughout. We managed to be in front in both games in the final minutes, but unfortunately, we gave the lead away in both games, losing both.
Hell-bent on redemption, we didn’t start out great in our last match against UFO. Not wanting a similar scenario as last two matches, we upped our game halfway through the match, eventually coming away with a comfortable win.
Having won 2 out of 4, we had a great time and are looking forward to the rematch against WAF in the new year.
From the ladies of R’damnit;
For the first time ever, R’damnit brought a ladies team to
Starting in the third and lowest division (as we entered the competition for the first time), we got a chance to try out our indoor skills.
And were more successful than expected, as we won all four matches of the day and got promoted to the second division!
This first round of matches allowed us to get to know each other in
To try out some first offensive and defensive plays (especially our ‘cupcake’ defence strategy turned out very effective). But it also gave us some helpful pointers on how we need to improve to do well in the second division also.
With a special thanks to the ladies joining us from Ultimus Prime.
Looking forward to the next competition day!
From the gentlemen of R’damnit;
For the first time, R’damnit fielded an open and ladies team for the winter leagues. The open team headed to Arnhem, being placed in the 5th division. Bringing a mix of experienced and new players for the challenges that day.
First up was Rising High. Always fun and well matched. After an early break, we were trailing one point up until 8 – 8 on the scoreboard. Rdamnit bringing an outdoor type of play, because we haven’t mastered any other play style. Rising high being a bit more adapted to true indoor. At 8 – 8 we managed to break back and lead to a 12 – 9 win.
Next up was Gronical Dizziness, playing an intense defence, denying Gronical Dizziness many of their long throws into the end zone led to an early lead and a comfortable victory.
Looking at the results of the day, Airborn looked like the victors of the day, going one division up. Yet again playing an intense defence, coupled together with a solid offence led us to be the victors of the 5th division, with still one match to play before the end.
AUC had a solid indoor play with experience and youth complementing each other. They couldn’t break our defence, but when they switched to a shorter play, we had to throttle up to stay in the lead, eventually winning the match 11 – 9
All in all, it was a really nice day playing ultimate frisbee, playing in a competitive division. Coming away with 4 wins made it all the more enjoyable.