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Diary of a Cadet

So being a Cadet is awesome, and whilst you’re not (yet) on the Bomb Squad or A Team, you do get to do some training with them and play with, or against them, in Intraleague. To celebrate the 50th birthday

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Diary of a Fresh Meat – The Final Chapter

So I have passed my minimum skills and I have very mixed feelings about this. Firstly, as I scrimmed with the Big Girls and took part in a Cherry Popper the following week, I am very grateful to all my

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Under the Helmet: Dr Green Dream

Dr Green Dream is a Jammer for the Blitz Dames A Team. She moved to Birmingham a year ago from Australia, transferring from the Mackay City Roller Maidens. In her non-derby life, she trades skates for scrubs and goes by

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Diary of a Fresh Meat – Episode Six

So my Fresh meat days are nearly over. Because I’m kind of obsessive I counted how many different ‘sign offs’ you need for your WFTDA minimum skills (not including 27 in 5). This totals 219 in total (73 skills to

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Diary of a Fresh Meat – Episode Five

Yesterday was my eight month Derbyversary. This comes after a fantastic practise on Saturday where I got three PB’s and felt like I played well at Daisy (despite the penalty – oops!). Followed by an evening of alcohol with many

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