The Brighton Rockers main aims in life are to have fun, and also to win. They were formed in early 2010, and started bouting a year later. Since then, they have hosted a number of home bouts against some “awesome teams”, and theirplans for derby world domination are right on track. There currently boast about 40 participants, including an A team and B team (the Bruisers), and they are in the process of training up their 3rd intake of fresh meat.
To the envy of pretty much all UK leagues, Brighton are lucky enough to have their own warehouse for training and bouts (and hope to hang on to it for as long as possible!). They have plans to bout plenty of established leagues this year, and are also looking forward to mentoring some of the newer local leagues that have started up recently. They are currently working on raising their profile in Brighton with a view to building a local fanbase. When asked about joining UKRDA, Betsy Bourbon said “We’re thrilled to be joining the UKRDA as it will be a great opportunity to work with other leagues and help roller derby get the UK love it deserves.”