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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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News Roundup: Fringe Fever, Dying ARRG, Fresh Meat and Upcoming Events

What a fantastically jammed packed Fringe of joy! There was just so much going on I don’t even know where to begin. First we had one heck of a Fringe bout on the 10th of August when the Twisted Thistles … Continue reading

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Auld Reekie Roller Girls are going to America!

50 bouts | 3 rinks | 1 weekend Auld Reekie’s all-star travel team, the Twisted Thistles, have been invited to take part in the East Coast Derby Extravaganza (ECDX) roller derby tournament in Philadelphia, USA, from 28 to 30 June … Continue reading

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Running a Bootcamp: A Q&A with Crazylegs

This May, Auld Reekie Roller Girls travelled with a team of ten to Finland to play  Helsinki Roller Derby and host a day long bootcamp for skaters and officials across the league. It was a challenging but incredibly rewarding experience … Continue reading

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A busy 2012 so far! ARRG roundup!

All go at ARRG.. We’ve had such a busy start to 2012 that we’ve not even had time to tell you what we’ve been up to. It’s been quite a rush – here’s a quick roundup of the highlights of … Continue reading

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