Category Archives: News

From Skate Skills to Ref Skills

Phil tells us all about their journey so far in training to become a referee and the fun they’ve been having! If officiating is something that you would like to do, then email and they will give you all the information you … Continue reading

Leave a comment

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

Leave a comment

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

Leave a comment

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

Leave a comment

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

Leave a comment

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

Leave a comment


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

1 Comment


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

Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Leave a comment

This season the All Stars went all swanky and got us a Team Manager!

With this month’s WFTDA Rankings release showing our All Stars ranked at number 41 in the World, our highest yet, here at ARRG we’re reflecting on how much hard work and dedication it takes to build a team and support … Continue reading

Leave a comment