We’re packing the bus & hitting the North for maybe our toughest bout yet, as NRG take on Glasgow’s mighty Maiden Grrders. The Arc Sports Centre on Cowcaddens Road will be shaken to its foundations as these two tough teams of brawling bruisers battle it out.
Buoyed by their recent scorching home win against Granite City Roller Girls of Aberdeen, can Newcastle take it over the border score their 1st victory on Scottish soil? Or will they be dashed against the Maidens’ legendary walls of steel?
Get yourself to Glasgow for the clash of Clyde vs Tyne.
NRG v GCRG, March 5, 2011, Lightfoot Centre, Newcastle
NRG 113 – GCRG 63
In the run up to the bout NRG were in training overload, the panic of a first home bout in front of friends and family meant that we worked super hard, got faster, got better, and became a solid team of battling beauties.
We took on GCRG, a team similar to us, a team that we would have to work damn hard to beat, and a team that we knew wouldn’t give us an easy home win (even if we asked them REALLY nicely). The GCRG girls wore red, and wore lots of face paint. NRG wore black and lots of sparkly gold. Continue reading We did a win! Flog on the Tyne blew our minds→
Festive spirits were running high at NRG’s first intra-league bout just before Christmas.
What started as a fun idea quickly developed into a fully-fledged, action-packed drama as the self-proclaimed Radgie Rollers and Tits Magees battled it out for the crown of 2010’s last bout.
The Tits Magees started strong with a bumper line-up in the first few jams of super blockers and experienced jammers, making it hard for the Radgies to get a foot, or wheel, in a game that lasted only 45 minutes with no half time.
But as the jams added up, the Radgies came out fighting hard, their jammers really setting the track on fire, which left the Magees struggling to keep the upper hand.
The score was tight all the way through as the teams were deliberately evenly matched but the Radgies very deservedly won it in the end with a final score of 67-53.
It all set us off nicely for the Christmas party later on the evening at Hoults Yard – what a belter day it was!