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Who Dares Windsor take on the UKRDA Champs Tier 1

Who Dares Windsor kicked off their UK Champs season with a match against the Rebel Roses from Leeds Roller Dolls (thanks for hosting us, Leeds!) Coming away from a 221-178 loss, but feeling pretty good about it, we’re now holding onto our hats for the next exciting instalment, a triple header in Glasgow! Windsor will face off against […]

Who Dares Windsor kicked off their UK Champs season with a match against the Rebel Roses from Leeds Roller Dolls (thanks for hosting us, Leeds!) Coming away from a 221-178 loss, but feeling pretty good about it, we’re now holding onto our hats for the next exciting instalment, a triple header in Glasgow!

Windsor will face off against both Glasgow Irn Bruisers and Newcastle’s Canny Belters in an intense back to back pair of matches on on Saturday 26th, followed up by Glasgow facing Leeds. It’s gonna be a great day for roller derby!

Ticket sales and venue details can be found on Glasgow Roller Derby’s website.

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B-Headers vs Kent Roller Girls

On the 2nd of April we are welcoming Kent Roller Girls to Windsor Leisure Centre as they take on our B-Headers! Tickets will be on the door but you can RSVP and follow event updates on our Facebook event page. Off with their heads! See you there.  

On the 2nd of April we are welcoming Kent Roller Girls to Windsor Leisure Centre as they take on our B-Headers!
Tickets will be on the door but you can RSVP and follow event updates on our Facebook event page.

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Off with their heads! See you there.

 

Sarah Connor’s Derby Discovery (cringe alert)

Let me take you back six months ago and introduce you to a young woman with no confidence, no athletic ability and no real hobbies. She does, however, have a variety of bad habits and plenty of negative things to say about herself. Despite this, she knows she ought to pursue an interest she’s had […]

Let me take you back six months ago and introduce you to a young woman with no confidence, no athletic ability and no real hobbies. She does, however, have a variety of bad habits and plenty of negative things to say about herself. Despite this, she knows she ought to pursue an interest she’s had for a number of years – thanks to a random episode of CSI she saw once, featuring roller derby (apparently). So she decides to bite the bullet and attend a new starter session with the Royal Windsor Rollergirls, as advised by google. Feeling sick, dizzy and knowing no-one, she walks through the doors of the leisure centre, half expecting to see a scene not dissimilar to ‘Whip It’. How wrong she was. With not a pair of fishnets in sight, she is greeted by kind, encouraging faces and words of motivation and encouragement. This girl had never step foot in a pair of skates before and so after falling over almost immediately, looked up expecting to be laughed at. Instead one of the lovely coaches was holding out her hand, ready to help her back up..

Fast-forward to the present and you will find that I am now comfortable in my own skin, I have ever-growing confidence and a fierce determination to succeed with everything I do. I am a rookie and I still fall over. But that’s okay, because I can laugh at myself. I am proud of what I have achieved and I am happy with where I am. I have nothing but admiration and appreciation for all the help and support I have had from these amazing athletes; who, by the way, are the least judgemental people you will ever meet. The only regret I have is not joining sooner.

Now you’ve read my story, it’s time to start yours!

 

How the Grinch Stole Sur5al

This Christmas we’ll be hosting a co-ed Sur5al tournament! 15 teams will battle it out in full 2 minute jams to be crowned the winner of our Christmas tournament. Hop on over to our Facebook event to join in with the fun and to find out How the Grinch Stole Sur5al!

This Christmas we’ll be hosting a co-ed Sur5al tournament! 15 teams will battle it out in full 2 minute jams to be crowned the winner of our Christmas tournament.

Hop on over to our Facebook event to join in with the fun and to find out How the Grinch Stole Sur5al!

UKRDA British Roller Derby Championship

We have an awesome double header lined up for you! Not one… but two British Championships games in one day!First up is the Royal Windsor Rollergirls vs. Portsmouth Roller Wenches at 15:30.Followed by the London Rockin’ Rollers vs the Seaside Siren Roller Girlsat 17:30.And if two games isn’t enough then we also have an abundance of cakes, merch, crafts and skatestation.co.uk goodies for sale! Advance Ticket sales […]

We have an awesome double header lined up for you! Not one… but two British Championships games in one day!

First up is the Royal Windsor Rollergirls vs. Portsmouth Roller Wenches at 15:30.

Followed by the London Rockin’ Rollers vs the Seaside Siren Roller Girlsat 17:30.

And if two games isn’t enough then we also have an abundance of cakes, merch, crafts and skatestation.co.uk goodies for sale! 

Advance Ticket sales are now closed.

 

Tickets are £12 on the door.

Tickets – Windsor ‘A’ v Hot Wheel Roller Derby

Saturday 27th September, Windsor Leisure Centre – Doors 4.30, 1st whistle 5pm. This will be the first time these 2 teams have met on the track – and with Hot Wheels fresh from a win over the mighty Middlesbrough Milk Rollers this one’s not to be missed!       Under 12s go free. BYOB. After Party.

Saturday 27th September, Windsor Leisure Centre – Doors 4.30, 1st whistle 5pm.

This will be the first time these 2 teams have met on the track – and with Hot Wheels fresh from a win over the mighty Middlesbrough Milk Rollers this one’s not to be missed!  

 




 

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Under 12s go free. BYOB. After Party.

Summer Sur5al – Sur5al of the Fittest

Sunday 24th August saw 15 teams from across the UK battle it out on the Roller Derby track to be crowned Sur5al of the Fittest. There was roller derby, there was cake, there was an after party and luckily, there was a bank holiday Monday to recover!  The Sur5al tournament was first created by the […]

Sunday 24th August saw 15 teams from across the UK battle it out on the Roller Derby track to be crowned Sur5al of the Fittest.

There was roller derby, there was cake, there was an after party and luckily, there was a bank holiday Monday to recover!  The Sur5al tournament was first created by the Royal Windsor Rollergirls in 2012 and has had many successful themes since then.  Sur5al of the Fittest had several twists:  instead of sitting in the penalty box for 30 seconds, players had to plank away their sins,  if their knees or stomach touched the ground, the clock was stopped until they were back in full planking position.  There was also an air-horn that brought fear to pivots everywhere, as it signalled a mandatory star pass.  The biggest (and probably most terrifying) change to the usual Sur5al format however, came in the form of the Gladiskaters…  A formidable team of 5 UK roller derby superstars who were worth double points if you could beat them.  Their hits were hard and their jammers sailed through, with Reaper beating his own Sur5al record and picking up a grand total of 60 points in a single, 2-minute jam and occasionally taking off and flying over the apexes!

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The Gladiators

It’s a good thing that the Gladiskaters were not allowed to win the tournament or any prizes as no one was able to beat them, though a few teams certainly gave it a good shot! Both team ‘Rebel Ink’ (Rebellion Roller Derby) and team ‘Seahorses Notever’ (Windsor and SDRD’s Shrooms) managed to pick up 3 jammer points against Team England’s; Rollin Stone R, Kid Block, Reaper, Jerry Attric and Trisha Smackanawa.

 

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The Smashed Lasagnas

Notable players on the day were The Mortician (Team Wales), R.I.P McMurphy from the Portsmouth Roller Wenches with her ever-huge hits, Roxy Rink Rash from Kent Roller Girls who always has a smile on her face (especially when landing a huge hit) and Team Vagine Regime’s chosen 5 – whoever came up with the name ‘Ovary Action’ won Sur5al for me!

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Vagine Regime’s – Ovary Action

The day was relatively injury-free as well, the main exception being the lovely Wu-Tang-Jam, jamming for Team Dave against the Gladiskaters.  She managed to land on her chin rather than any other body part in a huge takeout from Rollin Stone R.  Luckily the wonderful medical staff were on hand and patched her up (she’s fine folks!). 

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Seahorses Notever

Overall the winners were ‘The Smashed Lasagnas’ with 68 Sur5al points.  They were followed by ‘Seahorses Notever’ with 63 points and Suffolk ‘n’ Awesome in 3rd with 60.  Royal Windsor Rollergirls’ Cle-Blam-O picked up the award for most points scored in a single jam. 

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Suffolk ‘n’ Awesome

It was a fantastic day for players, officials and the audience, all of whom are surely looking forward to the next Sur5al…. stay tuned!

DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE SUR5AL WEBSITE? A PLACE TO ORDER YOUR SUR5AL MERCH, ORDER A HOST PACK, FIND OUT ABOUT SUR5AL EVENTS AND ALL THE LATEST SUR5AL NEWS… www.sur5alrollerderby.com

 Words Abi Crowe, Pictures Craig Richmond.

 

Game for #Mattsfund

Get your tickets here! All profits to #mattsfund #freddieshero Players from Windsor’s A, B and C teams will join forces to take on players from Kent, Surrey, Basingstoke, London and Milton Keynes.     The Royal Windsor Rollergirls (RWRG) are hosting a special roller derby game on Saturday 16th August to raise money for local […]

Get your tickets here!

All profits to #mattsfund #freddieshero

Players from Windsor’s A, B and C teams will join forces to take on players from Kent, Surrey, Basingstoke, London and Milton Keynes.

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The Royal Windsor Rollergirls (RWRG) are hosting a special roller derby game on Saturday 16th August to raise money for local man Matt Rackley, who is hoping to travel to America for pioneering treatment on a brain tumour.
 
24-year-old electrician Matt – who lives in Cookham with girlfriend Hollie and one-year-old son Freddie  – has an inoperable brain tumour, but brother Chris is attempting to raise £150,000 to send Matt to the US for treatment that’s not currently available in the UK.
 
Players from Windsor’s A, B and C teams will get together to take on a team made up of players from Surrey, Kent, London, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire.
Roller derby is a high-octane, contact sport on roller skates; both teams are promising a highly-entertaining game with speed, agility and plenty of big hits! 
The fundraiser takes place at Windsor Leisure Centre, Saturday 16th August and doors open at 3.30pm.

Visit mattsfund.co.uk or justgiving.com/mattsfunding or windsorrollergirls.com for more info.

SUMMER SUR5AL – Tickets

It’s that time of year again and this year Summer Sur5al has a few twists! Our 15 coed teams from around the country are all in place and ready to play ‘Sur5al of the Fittest’ in Windsor on Sunday August 24th (it’s a bank holiday weekend!), but what about the twists?  Well a planking penalty box, […]

It’s that time of year again and this year Summer Sur5al has a few twists!

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Our 15 coed teams from around the country are all in place and ready to play ‘Sur5al of the Fittest’ in Windsor on Sunday August 24th (it’s a bank holiday weekend!), but what about the twists?  Well a planking penalty box, a star pass alarm, double points available for beating the gladiator team.  It’s gonna be fun so don’t miss out, get your ticket here!




 

Join the event on facebook & follow us on twitter @WindsorRG for more information.

 

Rollin’ Stone R Coaching at Bisley – Book here

Book your place for £20…

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