Monthly Archive: March 2014

Our next home bout is just around the corner…

Hot off the heels of Manchester Roller Derby’s sell-out event in January, comes a roller derby double-header bout you really won’t want to miss. On Saturday 29 March, ticket holders will be treated to not one but two games of hard-hitting roller derby action. The double-header sees Manchester’s ‘B’ team, The Furies, go up against North […]

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MRD and the 1st Men’s Roller Derby World Cup

For one weekend in March half of Manchester Roller Derby upped sticks and ventured down to Birmingham for the first ever Men’s Roller Derby World Cup. Dave Langlois (who we know better as Jammie Dodger from his days playing co-ed roller derby with us) had the excellent idea of putting on an event to celebrate […]

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Jonathan R. and Abe Drinkin’ coach MRD

It ain’t easy being a co-ed league. As accepting as the roller derby community is, there are still some facets of derby that remain black and white. Manchester Roller Derby (MRD) is a family, and a big one at that. At the time of writing, MRD has over 130 members and thanks to an ever-increasing […]

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Awesome raffle prizes at our next bout

Continuing with our efforts to raise money for The Christie charity we will be donating half of the takings from the raffle at our next home bout on Saturday 29 March. Raffle ticket holders have the chance of winning from the fabulous donations below: Set of 8 Atom Juke wheels from skates.co.uk £30 skates.co.uk gift voucher […]

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Happy Birthday to us!

Today is MRD’s 4th birthday. Happy Birthday, MRD! Birthdays tend to be a time for reflection as well as looking forward to the future. Rather than try to anonymously spout sentiments, we went and got some real ones from some of MRD’s skaters. Sui-cider, co-founder of MRD, had this to say: “Happy birthday Manchester Roller Derby!! […]

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