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Welcome to the Liverpool Roller Birds!

Liverpool’s only roller derby team was founded in 2009. Since then, the Roller Birds’ A-team (Sisters of Mersey) and their B-team (Yellow Shovemarines) have been wowing their fans at their home venue (Greenbank Sports Academy) and on the road. This … Continue reading

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Welcome to Wiltshire Roller Derby!

Wiltshire Roller Derby is currently Wiltshire’s only league and attracts members from mainly the north of the county. Formed in early 2012, they began bouting later that same year and held their first open home bout in January 2013. Throughout … Continue reading

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UKRDA officials applications now open!

The UKRDA is now welcoming the first round of applications from independent officials and non-UKRDA league officials who want to apply to be individual members of the organisation. We are also allowing UKRDA member league officials to apply to become … Continue reading

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Welcome to Basingstoke Bullets Roller Derby!

Formed in Spring 2011, and still retaining a majority of their original members, North Hampshire’s first and only Roller Derby team, the Bullets, are made up of skaters from all over Hampshire and Berkshire. Starting with very little derby experience the … Continue reading

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The first Officials Admin Panel has been appointed!

The UKRDA is happy to announce the appointment of the first ever Officials Admin Panel. The panel will process applications from independent or non-UKRDA league officials who want to join the UKRDA, as part of a new membership policy voted … Continue reading

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2015 Q1 Rankings

The latest rankings have been released. Auld Reekie Roller Girls held onto the top spot, with Brighton Rockers Roller Derby moving up one place to ninth. Plymouth City Roller Girls, Swansea City Roller Derby and Wirral Whipiteres Roller Derby also feature … Continue reading

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Tattoo Freeze officials and volunteers announced

The UKRDA is please to announce the officials and volunteers who will be taking part in the 2015 Tattoo Freeze tournament. SKATING OFFICIALS: Rocky Horror Ho (THR) Razor (CHR) Jean Quad Grand Slam (CHR) Captain Kickard Quad’s Law Magnatron Yvel … Continue reading

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New UKRDA officials policy unveiled

The UKDRA is pleased to announce its new Membership Policy on Independent/Non­-UKRDA League Officials. This new policy allows officials to become members of the UKRDA without being affiliated to a member league. It will also create an environment for officials to … Continue reading

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Good luck Team Scotland and Team Wales!

Skaters and bench crews representing Team Wales and Team Scotland have already started making their way to Dallas for the 2014 Blood and Thunder Roller Derby World Cup, which starts on Thursday. We just want to wish them the best … Continue reading

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UKRDA’s role in British Championships

Sorry for the delay, but we didn’t want to let the cat out of the bag about the men’s element! There have been recent questions about what UKRDA’s involvement in the British Championship will be, and the potential implications of … Continue reading

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