Monthly Archive: November 2014

An Invitation to Noel Gallagher

Have we all seen Noel Gallagher’s latest music video? Mancunian Oasis star turned solo artist has eschewed local talent and taken himself off 5,000 miles to the LA Derby Dolls. Don’t get us wrong, those west coast girls are as tough as they come, but if he wanted aggressive and athletic women, he’s got his own home-grown […]

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Meet the Furies New Captain

Manchester Roller Derby’s ladies B-team, the Furies, were not content just sitting back and watching their big sisters the CheckerBroads take on Brighton last week, so they are heading down South themselves this Saturday 29 November to take on their furthest opponents yet, the rising talent of Portsmouth Roller Wenches’ B-team. How does their brand new captain Jen […]

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We chat to Brighton’s Obliviator

In between training hard and fighting off seagulls, Brighton Rockers’ own Obliviator takes a few minutes to give us the low down on how she’s feeling in the run up to their away game at Manchester’s George H Carnall centre next Saturday 22 November.     Hi Obliviator! Can you tell us a little about the […]

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Manchester Roller Derby ready for Brighton challenge

Fresh from their recent victory over local rivals Liverpool Roller Birds, Manchester Roller Derby’s CheckerBroads are set to face Brighton Rockers at home on Saturday 22 November.   The Sussex side travel to Manchester in a buoyant mood off the back of their comprehensive victory over Portsmouth a fortnight ago. The Rockers, who face a 500 […]

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Fresh meat, old feet 4

A monthly blog post where we see new skaters and MRD veterans exchange perspectives. The new skater will nominate next month’s interviewed newbie, and same goes for our vet. Newbie Name Graham Bryan Skating since March 2014 SkullDozer’s questions to you… “How did you hear about roller derby and specifically MRD?” My wife used to […]

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