Monthly Archive: February 2011

International Women’s Day update

Okay, there’s a LOT going on this weekend in celebration of 100 years of International Women’s Day – it can be a little hard to keep up with! Have a look below for the definitive schedule of MRD’s and Manchester Roller Hockey’s IWD celebrations… Pssst… guess what? All of these events are FREE FREE FREE! […]

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BUZZ

I don’t know if you can hear it, but all’s buzzing like a fly in the MRD camp. Coming up LIVERPOOL ROLLER BIRDS MIXED BOUT The Liverpool Roller Birds are having a double header bout on 26th February and have invited Manchester Roller Derby to submit five players. This is a closed bout, so there […]

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WONDERBRAWL

Well then! Yesterday, we had our first ever ever ever HOME bout, at Manchester’s number one music venue, the Academy 1. And it went amazingly, if we do say so ourselves. Manchester sat witness to not one but two exciting games of hard-hitting derby goodness – and by the sounds of it, the sport may […]

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REVIEW: Tarzan and Pain

(or ‘How I popped my Merby cherry…’) ‘Merby’ (or Men’s roller derby) is often looked upon as the lesser derby sport. Perhaps because of the number of people playing it, perhaps because it’s a sport more generally associated with women and I’m sure there are other reasons but I don’t really have time to get […]

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