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 »
So ….. I’m a Harlot now, guess that’s a good place to start my story 🙂 I’ve been skating for around 7 years and due to moving around for work and things I am on my third home league. After skating with TBB (my last league) for just over a year, I was offered a… Read more »
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 »
Change. Full throttle, keep-up-or-crash change has been the theme of 2016. We’ve seen an explosion of fresh talent in our A and B team rosters. Internally, we’ve got lots of new rock stars behind the scenes working miracles, doing the commendable, usually thankless task of running our league (read:cat-wrangling).