THANK YOU! We got some trophies!
Photo courtesy of SkateMania Last Saturday two of our intrepid Banditas took part in the SkateMania Half Marathon, raising sponsorship money for the league. Rainbow and Millie took the trek up to Preston’s UCLan Sprorts Arena to push themselves around a beautiful, exhausting course. They battled gales and bridges to complete the 13.1 mile race together in 1 hour and 21 minutes earning themselves joint 2nd place! Well done ladies! But that’s not all; along with their trophies
British Champs Round 4 - Report
HBB 68 - 450 FFC We may have lost, and lost heavily, but we proved the Banditas are mighty! It is often said that scorelines don’t truly reflect what happened in a bout and while it is true that the Furness Firecrackers dominated from the outset, the Banditas were far from pushovers. It’s no secret that the Banditas have had a tough few months. Since out last British Champs appearance we’ve had a pretty major team restructure including an almost entirely new jammer rotation a
Banditas Sponsored Skate!
Please check out our GoFundMe page. This Saturday an intrepid bunch of Banditas and winding their way to Preston to take part in the SkateMania Half Marathon. That's 13 whole miles and leg-aching, feet-cramping, outdoor skatey goodness and we can't be more excited! But, not only is this a fun day out testing our endurance to the limits, this is also a fantastic opportunity to raise some much-needed funds for the league. The Bandtias are, like all the otehr Roller Derby league
Goodbye Huddersfield....Hello Halifax!
So Huddersfield Sport Centre is shutting its doors in a week or so. Sad times! Half of the Banditas are Kirklees based and our training in Huddersfield venue nicely complimented our Sunday session at Halifax. The Sports Centre has a long history with Roller Derby. It's hosted many a bout from local leagues as well as being our half-home since the Banditas began. With the new Huddersfield Leisure Centre unable to open it's doors to skaters we've moved all of our Thursday train
British Champs Round 4
Our next bout in the British Championships is against our old friends the Furness Firecrackers! On the 9th of May we head over to Liverpool to take part in Round 4 of the Regional North table. The double-header, hosted by the wonderful Liverpool Roller Birds, will also feature the bout between Liverpool and Dundee Roller Girls. If you find yourself at a loss over the weekend, take yourself over to The Pool and come cheer us on! We're very excited to be playing this bout, espe