September. It’s a hard month but also one of new beginnings. The kids go back to school, parents go back to work – there are new starts all round, and its also the start of Central City Rollergirls’ 2013/2014 season!
We have had our off season and now we’re back, and our A-team have challenged Gent Go-Go Rollergirls to a WFTDA sanctioned bout on Sunday 15th Sept which is sure to start the season with a bang! And if that wasn’t exciting enough for you, it is followed up by some men’s roller derby, with Crash Test Brummies taking on South Wales Silures. What’s not to enjoy about that? So come into the warm, buy a cupcake, maybe treat yourself to one of the last remaining VIP tickets (beanbag to sit on and goodie bag to take home), and enjoy some high quality international roller derby! Go on, you know you want to!
Date: Sunday 15th Sept
First whistle: 1:30pm
Location: Doug Ellis Sports Centre, nr Perry Barr Greyhound Track
Tickets link: http://centralcityrollergirls.moonfruit.com/
Tickets: £7 adv (£8 on the door)
VIP tickets: £15 (luxury seating & goody bag)
Concessions: £5 (pensioners, students with ID, 12-16 year olds).
Kids: under 12 free
*Group bookings: Buy 4 tickets get the 5th free! (for advanced bookings only)*
On Sunday 28th July CCR will make the short trip down the M5 to play Severn Roller Torrent. The leagues last met in November 2012 when the Raging Belles took on SRT at home in Birmingham. In that meeting SRT got off to a strong start, but Ragers managed to come away with a win 150 – 128.
Since then SRT have shown consistently strong performances in their bouts in the Heartland Series and at CCR, many of last years Ragers are now representing the league in the Slay Belles, who are hungry for victory fresh from their recent defeat to Newcastle Roller Girls.
The event opens with a mixed bout featuring players from all around the country. Good luck goes to the three CCR girls playing in this, which is due to start just before 3pm, with Slays versus SRT following at around 5.15. You can find more details (Including how to get tickets) at the facebook event here
This bout will be the last of CCR’s 2012/13 season so we hope to see you there! As always, if you can’t get to Gloucester on Sunday you can follow us at twitter @the_ccr for updates on the day. CCR are next in action when the Centrinnians open the 2013/14 season with a WFTDA sanctioned bout against Gent Go-Go Rollergirls on September 15th. For more info on this (and the Crash Test Brummies game at the same event) please see the facebook event here.