Welcome to North Cheshire Victory Rollers!

North CheshireNorth Cheshire Victory Rollers was founded in November 2011 by lead co founders, husband and wife, Neil and Nic. But in the derby world they are known as Von Finkenstein and Nic Dastardly.
The league started skating at local roller discos, practising first how to skate and second how to fall without hurting yourself. The first official training session was in held Frodsham Leisure Centre car park on 1st Jan 2012. The first public bout was in the summer of 2012 against Liverpool B team, where they took the win! At the back end of 2012/2013, they rolled on over to Rudheath Leisure Centre as they were looking for a more suitable, skate friendly floor with a good mix of grip and speed.

Over the years NCVR have made intakes twice a year, where skaters have triumphed, fallen, or simply not felt the derby bug. It has left them with the our current team The Sirens, made up of characters from all walks of life. Taking on more public bouts both home and away, they continue to spread the NCVR courage near and far.

Looking towards the future, NCVR are continuing with intakes with the hope of producing a second team to extend the family and the kids won’t be left out as there will also be a junior league start up coming soon.

Welcome to Spa Town Roller Girls!

Spa Town Roller Girls

THIS.IS.SPA.TOWN.

Founded in 2012, Spa Town Roller Girls are Harrogate’s only roller derby club. Their club values are teamwork, inclusiveness, competition, learning and fun! Over the past three years they’ve been working hard to build a regular team of skaters and officials, and now have a club of near 50 active members.

Everyone is welcome to join the club as regular members and take part as either competitive skaters (female only, age 18+), recreation league skaters (all, age 16+), skating officials (all, age 16+) or non-skating officials. They are really excited to join UKRDA and help to build a positive image of roller derby in the sporting community and beyond and are currently working with Harrogate Borough Council to encourage more active sport through skating and playing roller derby. The programme, called Skate For Sport, is targeting 16+ year olds, starting in May – running as part of a new skater intake.

Spa Town like to work hard and play hard and welcome guest skaters, officials and coaches to most sessions so please email spatownrollergirls@gmail.com if you want to attend, book a game or scrim or find out more.

England Roller Derby (Team England) Announcement

The UKRDA are happy to announce, that after some collaboration, we have come to an agreement with England Roller Derby who have now stated their intention to become fully affiliated once again.

As part of this process UKRDA are undertaking the first stage – recruitment of management and coaches for the 2017 Blood and Thunder World Cup.

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The UKRDA is recognised as the governing body of roller derby in the UK by BRSF. Affiliation of national teams is a step towards roller derby being involved in mainstream sporting events such as the Commonwealth Games and Olympics. UKRDA member leagues are grassroots run and UKRDA directors and representatives are democratically voted for by the skaters. UKRDA follow the ethos of “by the skaters for the skaters” but ultimately strive to further promote the sport of roller derby and have it recognised and taken seriously outside the derby community.

The first women’s Roller Derby World Cup had teams from just 13 countries and later events attracted teams of the best skaters from 30 countries. England Roller Derby placed second in the 2014 women’s world cup, finishing behind Team USA in this event.

In Conjunction with this announcement England Roller Derby are on the hunt for the people to take them back to 2017 Blood and Thunder Roller Derby World Cup. After making it to second place, England Roller Derby are looking to continue this run of success in the 2017 World cup.

Do you feel that you could help England?

Applications are now open for the England Roller Derby management positions, including:

  • Head coach
  • Assistant coach
  • Line up manager
  • Team manager

Applications close at Midnight 18th April 2016

To apply for one of the team management positions, please fill in this form: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-XTeOpUghUFWDBLQTRFdmVYa0k

To apply for the Head Coach, Assistant Coach or line up manager please fill in this form: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-XTeOpUghUFdUJjMGQxczVVMnM

Members of the management team will be expected to attend skater tryouts and other events, including training sessions and games.

If you have any questions, please contact ukrdanationalsquads@ukrda.org.uk.

Team Wales National Squad Appointments

Wales Roller Derby

UKRDA are delighted to announce the latest national squads appointments for Team Wales Roller Derby.

Our congratulations go out to Dorkmistress who will be at the helm of Team Wales as their Team Manager. Smirkcules will stepping into the role of Head Coach working with Chant-Hell as Assistant Coach. Professor Moriarty will be returning to keep the team calm and in order as Line Up Manager.

We would like to wish them all the best of luck in their roles and can’t wait to see them in action and representing roller derby in the UK. The team tryouts will be taking place later in the Spring, keep an eye on their Facebook page for more updates.