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A roundup of UKROC by Nuclaire Meltdown

Oct
19

It was upon the mild-to-crisp afternoon of an unsuspecting October day, that five brave derby souls embarked in one really very nice BMW down to the world’s first ever UK Roller Derby Open Conference – UKROC 2014.

GRD’s Mistress Malicious and lead organiser of UKROC, Feminist Killjoy and one of UKROC’s guest speakers, Marshall Lawless, Rogue Runner and Nuclaire Meltdown all went down last weekend for the two day event in Coventry, which saw a turnout of over two hundred attendees and over 30 guest speakers from across the world with talks on all matters roller derby.

The road to dallas

Oct
16
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This weekend seven members of Glasgow Roller Derby will be travelling to Wales to compete in a warm up tournament, 'The Road to Dallas', in preparation for the World Cup in December.

Irn Bruiser's captain Rogue Runner, Marshall Lawless, Megan Hyndman, The Very Hungry Splatterkiller and Mona Rampage will all be competiting as part of Team Scotland against Wales, West Indies and All-Ireland for the first time, ahead of the upcoming Texas tournament.

Maiden Grrder take on Dundee Roller Girls

Oct
02
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So you're thinking why you should come and spend your hard earned cash and watch this game? Well have we ever got some reasons why your butt should be sitting on a seat in the arc on the 25th Oct

1. If you put GRD and DRG together it creates a palindrome: GRDDRG

2. Both teams recently played Furness Firecrackers and both took home a win but the Maiden’s narrowly secured a higher score and differential than the Dundee side. Dundee finished with a tight score of 178 – 157 while the Maiden Grrders cleared a 50 point lead, ending the game with 219 points to Furness’s 167.

Irn Bruisers v Dublin Roller Girls

Sep
29

The Dublin Roller Girls will be travelling over to Glasgow to take on the Irn Bruisers. The two teams have played before with the Bruisers taking the win but the Dublin girls have been putting in a hell of a lot of work and are climbing the rankings in Europe. This is one team the bruisers will definitely not underestimate with several of the team making the Irish national squad (although GRD have there own members on the Irish team too and plenty on team Scotland).

Bout Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 12:30

GRD's Irn bruisers v Dublin Roller Girls

Sep
29
£5.00
SKU: GRD-DRG-081114

The Dublin Roller Girls will be travelling over to Glasgow to take on the Irn Bruisers. The two teams have played before with the Bruisers taking the win but the Dublin girls have been putting in a hell of a lot of work and are climbing the rankings in Europe. This is one team the bruisers will definitely not underestimate with several of the team making the Irish national squad (although GRD have there own members on the Irish team too and plenty on team Scotland).

List price: £5.00
Price: £5.00

Maiden Grrders take on Batter C Power

Sep
09
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Maiden Grrders, Glasgow Roller Derby's second travel team, face off against London Rollergirls' C Team: Batter C Power, on Saturday 27th September in their first ever match up!

Maiden Grrders are currently ranked 33rd in Europe according to FlatTrackStats but Batter C Power just pip them to the post and are currently ranked at number 31. Two spaces between these teams in the European rankings can only mean one thing: this game will be tight, tough and definitely one to watch.

Both of these teams have everything to play for and both sides are anxious to take home a win!

GRD's Irn Bruisers vs Middlesborough Milk Rollers

Aug
08

The Irn Bruisers take on Middlesbrough Milk Rollers on Saturday 13th September in their first home game since returning from a hugely successful trip to the United States to compete.

Currently fourth and fifth in the UK, respectively, this game promises to be action packed and a nailbiter right to the very end!

Both of these teams have everything to play for and both sides are anxious to take home a win!

Bout Date: 
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 12:30
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GRD's Maiden Grrders v Dundee Silvery Tayzers

Jul
30
£5.00
SKU: SKU:GRD-DRG-251014

Come and cheer on the Maidens as they play Dundee's Silvery Tayzers in their last game of the season. These two teams have a history and have taken each other on a number of times. This means that competition will be fierce from both sides with each team desperate to win, expect lots of action and some damn good roller derby.

Tickets available on the door for £7
Under 14 free with accompanying paying adult

Doors 12:30
game starts 13:00
Venue: ARC SPORTS CENTRE, COWCADDENS RD. GLASGOW

List price: £5.00
Price: £5.00

Glasgow Spring up the rankings after a rocking Roll

Jun
11
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bendy bus, glasgow irn bruisers v Big easy at spring roll

America was gripped by Beatlemania in 1964 - fast forward 50 years and it was Bruiser-mania which swept through Fort Wayne as Glasgow took the Spring Roll tournament by storm.

STAR SPANGLED JAMMERS American Fundraising Bout

Apr
23

Come join us for our All-American fundraising bout and help get our Irn Bruisers across the pond!

Featuring two mixed teams, one skating as their favourite US skaters and one as their favourite Irn Bruisers for a mini-Bruisers vs USA battle!

With guest skaters from Lothian Derby Dolls - Fierce Valley - Auld Reekie - Granite City - Bairn City - Newtown - Dundee

Stars and stripes, tug of war,and All-American fun for all the family!

Doors 12:30pm. First whistle 1pm. Kids under 14 free with a paying adult.

Bout Date: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 12:30
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