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LOOK OUT PITTSBURGH: ARRG TO TAKE ON DIVISION 2, AND WHY WE’RE EXCITED

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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International Women’s Day – Be Bold For Change

International Women’s Day – Be Bold For Change by Rhona Duff For those Guilty Feminist podcast listeners out there – I’m a feminist but… why can’t I stop comparing myself to the ‘ideal body’? For everyone else, listen to the … Continue reading

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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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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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