Covid-19 Update

Announcement Given today's updated government guidance on the Coronavirus outbreak, all training sessions and freeskate will be cancelled until further notice. This includes our planned intraleague with Middlesbrough Roller Derby and Sunderland Roller Derby League scheduled for 31st March. We expect that the next few weeks could be tough for a lot of our league … Continue reading Covid-19 Update

New Season, New Roster, New Team

2020 we are in you, this is a whole new season for DRD - weโ€™re rebranding, revamping and back to it with a different looking roster from our 2019 season We have filled out our roster over the last 6-9 months from recent transfers to returning skaters, to complete newbies - and the roster will … Continue reading New Season, New Roster, New Team

Inclusivity and Roller Derby

An article has been published this week about Roller Derby and women's sport that attempted to divide, and drive hate through our sport and our community. We won't be sharing the article here but it implied that inclusivity of female and non-binary gender identities threatens women's sport - Roller Derby has a proud history of … Continue reading Inclusivity and Roller Derby

Pre-Season – No Rest for the Wicked

It's been a busy old few months here at DRD headquarters, since our Forfeit in the last game of British Champs we've had a lot going on behind the scenes. Most obviously is our intake which happens in one ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ more ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ week ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ Yup we're super excited to meet everyone who's planning on joining … Continue reading Pre-Season – No Rest for the Wicked