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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
BUY TIX

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
BUY TIX

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

2 weeks of bouts … crammed into 1 post

Way, way, waaaay behind. Apologies for the lack of updates, I was sidelined in the ER, went to a funeral, began set-up for a local artist exhibition next month, landed an assistant director gig for a summer shoot and got a dirt bike. I also fell in love. With my dirt bike. For reals.

I’m not the only one with a ton going on, derby teams throughout New England have been bouting, scrimmaging, promoting and selling out like crazy!

Check it…

Saturday, April 17:

New Hampshire’s ManchVegas Roller Girls broke new ground hosting the state’s first sold-out crowd at their new venue, the West Side Arena in Manchester.

The Boston Massacre saw their first loss of the season against Philadelphia’s #2 in the East Liberty Belles.

  • Philly (PA) v Boston (MA): 137 – 52
    MVPs: El Viento #22 (Philly), Harlot Fevah #99 (Massacre), Lady Shatterly (Cosmos), Malicen Thunderland #212 (Nuts).

Sunday, April 18:

Saturday, April 24:

NH Roller Derby opened their home season against New Jersey and introduced one of their three new home teams, the Queen City Cherry Bombs to the public in the second half of a double-header match-up against Central Mass.

  • Maine (ME) v Harrisburg (PA) : 273 – 44
    MVPs: Punchy O’ Guts #4eyes (MRD), Skate Edge #X (HARD).
Beast of the East 2010:
An epic 2 days in Montreal jammed with 16 teams and 28 bouts! The Green Mountain Derby Dames of Vermont represented the U.S. as the only team south of the Canadian border. And represent they did, making their way to the quarterfinals until being taken out in their third bout by Toronto.

Check out the full recap of the BotE from The Derby Nerd and watch some video of the bouts here.

Saturday, May 1

Sunday, May 2

  • Philly v Providence: 84 – 62

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

Video: ‘American Roller Derby Television’ MVRG v. GMDD bout

From saskatchawan via the ManchVegas Roller Girl YouTube channel:

10-minute video of a ManchVegas Roller Girls and Green Mountain Derby Dames bout with a short rules overview.

Boston Roller Derby Examiner Update

Bouts in review: NHRD v GMDD

New Hampshire (NHRD) 79 vs. Vermont (GMDD) 72

In an overtime nail-biter of a battle between two WFTDA Apprentice Leagues, the New Hampshire Roller Derby defeated the Green Mountain Derby Dames at the sold-out Champlain Valley Expo in Burlington, VT.

A podcast recap of this bout is available on the Power Jammers website.

Find out all the details on this bout @ the Boston Roller Derby Examiner’s website.

Boston Roller Derby Examiner update

New England’s 2010 season openings:

Roller derby season is descending quickly upon New England; the funk of sweaty skates and kneepads is in the air and players are pushing themselves an extra lap in preparation for their opening bouts. Heaven forbid they should lose on their own turf!

Check out the rundown, so you can count down the seconds until your favorite team hits the floor @ the Boston Roller Derby Examiner’s website.


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