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New England derby weekend preview

Home bouts for Sat., May 22

GREEN MOUNTAIN DERBY DAMESITHACA & GMDD v PROVIDENCE KILLAH BEES – GMDD presents a double-header on Saturday at the Champlain Valley Expo, where they will roll out their newest team, the Black Ice Brawlers. The Brawlers will be matched up against the Ithaca Bluestockings at 3:30, followed by the Dames’ Grade A Fancy bout against Providence’s Killah Bees. Music, raffles, food and drinks will be available. Part of the proceeds from this bout will benefit the Lund Family Center.
Who: GMDD Grade A Fancy v Providence Killah Bees & GMDD Black Ice Brawlers v Ithaca Bluestockings
Where: Champlain Valley Expo, Essex Junction, VT
When: Doors at 2:30, Bouts at 3:30 & 6 p.m.
Cost: $12 Adults, $6 Kids under 12

NH ROLLER DERBYPIONEER VALLEY – New Hampshire Roller Derby will be presenting their second home bout of the season at the JFK Coliseum in Manchester this Saturday. NHRD’s all-star team, Skate Free or Die will be pitted against Pioneer Valley’s Western Mass Destruction in what is sure to be a challenging match-up for both of these seasoned teams. Raffles will benefit the Animal Rescue Leagueand fans who bring a food donation for the NH Food Bank will receive $1 off their ticket price.
Who: NH Roller Derby v Pioneer Valley Roller Derby
Where: JFK Coliseum, Manchester, NH
When: Doors at 5 p.m., Bout at 6 p.m.
Cost: $8

BOSTON DERBY DAMES v MONTREAL SKIDS – The Massacre will be crossing the border to battle the Montreal Skids. You can catch the action HERE.

Courtesy NH Roller Derby


Weekend review: May 15 – 16

Scores from last weekend’s bouts in New England:

Sat., May 15

Oly v Boston: 125 – 60
Wicked Pissahs v Cosmonaughties: 107 – 102

ManchVegas Roller GirlsSkyland Roller Girls: 130 – 120

Maine Calamity JanesCentral Mass.: 123 – 48

Dutchland BlitzCT Roller Girls Yankee Brutals: 181 – 49
Dutchland v CT Roller Girls: 119 – 102

Sun., May 16

CT Roller Girls v Harrisburg: 211 – 115

BRDE Weekend preview: 4 bouts, 1 night

This Saturday, New England derby fans are going to have to make some tough decisions. We’ve got four bouts in four states, all in one day. Choose wisely, as bouts nationwide have been selling out like crazy…

Courtesy ManchVegas Roller Girls


Who: ManchVegas Roller Girls v. Central Mass. Roller Derby
WhereWest Side Arena, 1 Electric St., Manchester, NH
When: Doors at 5 p.m. Bout at 6 p.m.
Cost: General Admission (online) $8, (door) $10; High Roller ticket packages $25 – with trackside seating, drink & food tickets

Who: Boston Derby Dames v. Philly Roller Girls & Nutcrackers v. Cosmonaughties
WhereShriners Auditorium, 99 Fordham Road, Wilmington, Mass.
When: Doors at 4 p.m. Bout at 5 p.m.
Cost: General Admission $16; VIP with trackside seating $25

Who: CT RollerGirls v. London Roller Girls
WhereCT Sports Center, 21 S. Bradley Road, Woodbridge, CT
When: Doors at 6 p.m. Bout at 7 p.m.
Cost: General Admission $10

Who: PVRD’s Western Mass. Destruction v. Long Island Roller Rebels & PVRD’s Dirty Dozen v. New York Shock Exchange
Where: Skate Safe America, 182 Old Bethpage Sweet Hollow Rd., Bethpage, NY
When: Doors at 5:30 Bout at 6:30
Cost: Advance $10; Door $15

Get a rundown on your options @ the Boston Roller Derby Examiner web site.

BRDE: GMDD’s Annie Cockledoux

Meet the Green Mountain Derby Dames‘ Annie Cockledoux

Annie expresses her affinity for 187 knee pads and divulges what she considers “a little slice of heaven in your skates.”

Find out more info on this skater @ the Boston Roller Derby Examiner website.

At left, Annie Cockledoux. Photo courtesy GMDD

BRDE: Men’s Derby Conference results

Men’s Derby Coalition Conference III

This past weekend the Men’s Derby Coalition held their Men’s Derby Conference in Northampton, Mass.

PVRD’s Dirty Dozen welcomed fellow skaters to their bunker for the two-day event, hosting various workshops, discussions and of course, bouts…

Final scores:

Western Mass.: Dirty Dozen – 117
Baltimore, MD: Harm City Homicide – 73

NYC: New York Shock Exchange – 164
Waterbury, CT: CT Death Quads – 33

Find out who the MVPs were @ the Boston Roller Derby Examiner web site.

BRDE Update: Men’s Derby Conference

Men’s Derby Coalition Conference III

The Men’s Derby Coalition will be kicking off it’s first official 6-game season at the weekend-long Men’s Derby Conference III in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Registration and check-in for the 2-day event begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Pioneer Valley Roller Derby’s Bunker, followed by a full day of scrimmages, workshops and bouts.

Find out more about this event @ the Boston Roller Derby Examiner website.

Boston Roller Derby Examiner Update

Bouts in review: MRD v Pittsburgh, BDD v Carolina, PRD v Carolina

Maine Roller Derby fell to Pittsburgh’s Steel City Derby Demons on Sunday in the second half of the Steel Hurtin’s home opener…

Find the recaps and final scores @ the Boston Roller Derby Examiner’s website.


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