The Rainy City Blog

Wed 9th Dec 2015

Rainy City Roller Girls on The One Show!

Rainy City’s recent media domination continued with the Bet Lynch Mob being invited to appear on The One Show last week to promote the BBC Documentary Roller Derby: Skate Fast, Hit Hard. The North Cheshire Victory Rollers joined us for a very surreal day…

Wed 4th Nov 2015

Diary of a Tender Hooligan | Attack of the B Teams Tournament

Last weekend the Tender Hooligans went to Birmingham to play in Attack of the B Teams, a two day tournament just for B teams. If you’ve been living under a rock somewhere, we came 4th! This is how it went down…

Wed 30th Sep 2015

Bet Lynch Mob vs North Cheshire Victory Rollers | Game Overview

Our C Team, the Bet Lynch Mob, recently had their first game as a newly replenished team against North Cheshire Victory Rollers. BLM skater Rampant Ratchet gives us the low-down on her first game at The Thunderdome.

Tue 22nd Sep 2015

Glen Coco | Diary of a Tender Hooligan

Hello avid blog readers, I know it’s been a while but I’ve finally stopped being harassed in the streets due to my new found fame so thought it might be time for a little update.

Sun 11th Jan 2015

Rainy City Does Dodgeball

When it was first suggested that we play dodgeball as a league, I expected that it would be on skates in the Thunderdome and it would be complete carnage.

Sat 10th Jan 2015

Announcing at the Roller Derby World Cup – Interview with Biertrix

It wasn’t just our skaters that visited the US for the Roller Derby World Cup, our league president and resident announcer, Biertrix, also took a trip over the pond to report on the roller derby action in Dallas.

Fri 2nd Jan 2015

Glen Coco’s Memoirs: Year One.

So 2014 has finally ended and I thought it appropriate to take the entire year and put it into one blog post. A summary of the year, Glen Coco’s first year in roller derby.

Thu 1st Jan 2015

Rainy City Skaters Return from World Cup Silver Medalists

It’s been a few weeks since that nail-biting final between Team England and Team USA at the 2014 Blood and Thunder Roller Derby World Cup, but it’ll be some time before that final jam fades from anybody’s memories!