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Six ARRG skaters make Team Scotland bound for the Roller Derby World Cup

The final twenty skaters that will form the official Roller Derby Team of Scotland have been announced, including six skaters from Edinburgh’s Auld Reekie Roller Girls. The six Edinburgh women fought off competition from thirty fellow Scottish skaters and battled … Continue reading

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Roller Derby, a Community of Strength

Crash Kale-ision #612 It’s January and ARRG are back for the first training session of 2017. The familiar sound of wheels on the rubber sports court and whistles blowing drills makes me feel at home. Specifically it is the All … Continue reading

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Skate Skills 101 – Stepping in from the Cold

Stepping in from the Cold by Life Saber   Since coming to Scotland from sunny Spain over nine years ago I thought I was fully used to the Scottish weather. However, there I was once again on the sofa playing … Continue reading

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Backstage with the All Star Reserves

Cirque Du Slay #23   I was already well into my game day when the audience watched the Auld Reekie Roller Girl All Star Reserves take to the track for our first jam against Granite City’s Northern Fights on Saturday. As … Continue reading

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Pre-Game Thoughts from an ASTRO

Pummela #321 I joined Auld Reekie Roller Girls in May 2011 which seems like an age ago! Every time I think back to when I first put skates on, I laugh. I couldn’t stop or turn a corner and would often … Continue reading

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Six ARRG Skaters Called Up For Team Scotland Squad

Six skaters from Edinburgh’s top roller derby league, The Auld Reekie Roller Girls have been drafted as part of Team Scotland. The six women will now join skaters from all over Scotland for an intensive training programme ahead of the … Continue reading

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ARRG and D2 Play Offs – A message from the All Stars

2016 has been an awesomely exciting and successful year so far for the Auld Reekie Roller Girls. We’ve had record numbers of new skaters in every intake of our SkateSkills 101 Programme, record numbers of derby fans attend our home … Continue reading

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Welcome ASTRO – ARRG’s Newest Travel Team!

We’ve had a busy and pretty exciting couple of months here at ARRG. Our All Stars travelled to the US to take part in The Big O and absolutely kicked *ss, taking on some of the best teams in the … Continue reading

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Auld Reekie take on Finland’s Finest

On Saturday 11th June, the Auld Reekie Roller Girls All Stars (ARRG) will do battle with Finland’s Kallio Roller Derby at Edinburgh’s Meadowbank Stadium, continuing their international roller derby onslaught. Get your tickets here. Please note, online ticket sales will close at 11am on the 11th June. … Continue reading

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A Taste(r) of Things to Come

If all that Big O action has been whetting your appetite for destruction (and why wouldn’t it?), you’ll be happy to know that you can learn the hits, blocks and jams of roller derby at one of our regular Taster … Continue reading