On Saturday 13th May, our very excited B team travelled up to Newcastle to play Newcastle Roller Girls North C’s in our first open B team game of the year, and what a blinder it was! B team Vice captain The Ruth Fairy recounts the events of the day. This game had been a long… Read more »
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I first heard about Touchstone when an email hit my inbox from Jack, a trainer there. I thought it was spam at first, but when I saw it was about a “Health and Wellbeing Centre” right near my work it piqued my interest. So in October, with our France tournament looming in January, and a… Read more »
What do roller derby and knitting have to do with each other? (Well, apart from the fact that they’re my twin extracurricular passions, and that I was introduced to both by referee Zebra Harry?) It would be difficult to skate and knit simultaneously (just imagine the A&E visits!), but the ethos and aesthetics of roller… Read more »
There are some things you should know before you embark on this wonderful journey of bumps, bruises, love and shoves.
By Ruth Fairy In July, a group of Hellfire Harlots and friends embarked on a trip to Barcelona for Euro Derby Con 2016, the first annual European Roller Derby convention. Our wonderful five-day trip was crammed full of fantastic skating opportunities ranging from training sessions, challenge games and off-skates seminars. Training sessions were led by… Read more »