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SAMH Charter for Physical Activity and Sport

EXCITING NEWS! Auld Reekie Roller Girls are extremely proud to announce that we are one of the first community sports clubs to sign up to Scotland’s Mental Health Charter for Physical Activity and Sport! The SAMH Charter for Physical Activity … Continue reading

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What Difference Can a Day Make?

It’s International Women’s Day on March 8th, but 2018 has already been dubbed the ‘Year of the Woman’. January saw the row about the BBC gender pay gap explode back into the news with the resignation of high-profile reporter Carrie … Continue reading

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Memories of Meadowbank

Memories of Meadowbank – by Crazylegs Cold, grey and pretty much falling apart.  It may not look like a palace of dreams, but this city centre sports centre has, for the last nine years, been filled with the most intense … Continue reading

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The Journey From Skate Skills to Intermediate

C-bear tells us all about their journey through Skate Skills 101 through to our inters group and the fun they have had along the way. If you want to sign up for Skate Skills 101 (our new skaters programme where … Continue reading

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We take everyone with us

We take everyone with us. It’s hard to capture what it feels like to be part of this team. The sheer amount of laughing you do. The training, the sweat, the particular smell of a wrist guard after training. The … Continue reading

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It takes a Village…

They say it takes a village to raise a child. In that case, it takes a city to play a game of roller derby. Here’s some* of what goes on behind the scenes of roller derby, and why the Reserves … Continue reading

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Next week ARRG’s All Star team head of to WFDTA Division 2 playoffs for the first time. Getting ready has been a huge operation, involving a lot of lists and a lot of bunting, and lists on bunting. Everyone has … Continue reading

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We asked ARRG’s Temple of Doom to tells us all about the up and coming trip to D2 playoffs. Here’s what she said… In only three short weeks from now, ARRG’s All-Stars will be packing their bags, heading over the … Continue reading

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All Star Reserves British Champs Campaign. The story so far..

Captain of the All Star Reserves, Cirque Du Slay, has written us a round up of ARRG’s All Star Reserves British Championships campaign and some great info about their secret weapon for the upcoming game on the 12th August at … Continue reading

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Though she be but little she is fierce

ARRG were recently nominated for a National Lottery Good Causes Award to allow us to buy more free kit for participants of our new skaters programme “Skate Skills 101”. We asked Leah from our current skate skills 101 programme what … Continue reading

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