Roller Derby


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roller derby

n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) a race on roller skates, esp one involving aggressive tactics

Roll′er Der`by


Trademark.
a contest between two teams on roller skates, held on a circular track, in which the players try to free a teammate for the opportunity to score by lapping one or more opponents.
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In the first bout of the day Liverpool Roller Birds A-team 'Sister's of Mersey', fresh from their visit to the British Champs North division playoffs, will take on the mighty 'Vagine Regime', a mixed team composed of talented skaters from across the roller derby community in an unranked exhibition game.
Whether participating on the track, cheering in the stands or watching online, WFTDA tournaments provide everyone who loves roller derby an opportunity to witness the most anticipated match-ups of the year.
Roller derby is a contact sport, played using quad roller skates on an oval track in which teams use offensive and defensive plays to score points.
They will be looking to join Glasgow Roller Derby, Edinburgh's Auld Reekie Roller Girls, Cardiff 's Tiger Bay Brawlers and Middlesbrough Milk Rollers (the top four ranked teams in the country in the top flight next season).
The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby, member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), takes the track for their first home bout of the season on Saturday, April 25, 2015.
The all-female Abu Dhabi Roller Derby, which was founded in 2012, will play a game with the women of Dubai Roller Derby on April 17, between 3-5pm, at du Forum in the capital city.
To purchase tickets message Worcester Roller Derby on their Facebook Event Page: www.
The men's Sheffield roller derby team are currently top of the table after their opening day 223-118 win over the Quads of War back in January.
The British Roller Derby Championships is Europe's largest Roller Derby tournament wher 72 leagues from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are divided into four tiers for double-header bout days spanning the year, with play-offs to find who will be champions for 2015.
Jodie Ramsay is representing the West Indies at the Blood and Thunder Roller Derby World Cup in Dallas, America, and is proud to be representing both her home city and family's heritage.
The CaiRollers are the first roller derby team in Egypt.
Birmingham Blitz Dames, one of the UK's original roller derby teams, have signed up for e Suering Race - a cross between an obstacle race and a 10k fun run at Rockingham Castle, in Leicestershire, on June 29.