Author Archives: Valdemort

Forecast says Rainy

Holy guacamole Batman! Dublin Roller Derby A team is extremely proud to announce that they will be heading to Manchester on February 26, to face their biggest challenge yet: sharing a track with Rainy City Allstars. Excited? Yes! Terrified? A little. Make sure you check it out if you’re in Manchester and be sure to

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Following our 2017 leaders

Following the difficult task of selections, teams need to pick their leadership for the season! Dublin Roller Derby is proud to welcome Captains and Bench Staff for the first half of the season:   A Team Captains: Brewdoll E Lowcock Lana Pain A Team Bench Staff: Violent Bob Kitty   B Team Captains: Crash Test

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Sign up for DRD’s Fresh Meat Term 1 of 2017

Last chance to sign up for our next Fresh Meat intake on the 5th of February! Click on this link and send us through your details! Looking forward to skating with you 😀 #ChooseRollerDerby

Oh, it’s Croyd-ON!

Our B and C team traveled over to Croydon for an action packed Double Header. See what Peppy Nephrine, one of the C Team co-captains, and Bone Collector, C team and B team Alt blocker have to say on their time on track against Croydon Roller Derby. Fresh off a victory against the Rainy City Bet Lynch

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We’re on a web radio show!

This coming Thursday November 17th, two members of DRD’s A Team Maria Von Slapp and Valdemort are going to be interviewed on UNFIXED from 20:00 to 22:00 hours. Don’t worry if you missed it, the good folks at Unfixed have uploaded the podcast. You can listen here and make sure you follow them on twitter and facebook for the latest

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Revenge of the 5th

Dashing Trudy Snow, a.k.a Snowy, is one of the A Team’s jammers. She has come up through the ranks, reffing at first, then playing for the B Team before establishing herself on DRD A 2 years ago. She gives us her piece on the Dublin A team vs Glasgow Irn Bruisers Saturday 5th November. Remember, remember!

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Thriller Header

If you weren’t at the Dublin vs Porto vs Limerick mini tournament on October 22nd you missed one hell of a day. Porto brought only 8 players and no bench staff and took everyone by surprise while the Dublin Limerick gave everyone multiple heart attacks. PetraFire, one of DRD’s B Team blockers, wrote this fantastic piece on

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Double-in Roller Derby

Violent Bob is Dublin’s A team Bench and Coach. He’s well known around Europe having led multiple bootcamps on Bench Coaching and being the 15th player on track. He wrote the below piece following the A Team’s back to back double header against Middlesbrough and Hot Wheel, on October 22nd, in Leeds. 2016 has been a learning

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DRD’s Head Ref leads a Referee Bootcamp

We’re very lucky to have Shref as DRD’s Head Ref. He’s an internationally recognised ref with an extensive curriculum including being Crew Head in both Women’s and Men’s World Cups! That’s no small feat for one man. Check out his write up on leading a referee boot camp hosted by Roller Derby Madrid. So how

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