BRD’s first Champs Game

21 February 2015

Newham Leisure Centre

BRD skate out – photo by John Hesse

There was a lot of excitement about this game throughout the league, as it was the first time our A-team had played in a tournament. We filled up a big fun-bus to London with the team, subs, bench crew and about 15 supporters, who were bolstered on our arrival in London by ex-BRD, now LRG skater Tess Robinson.

Our game was the second in a double header, so the Bristol players were able to watch some of the Brighton/Seaside bout before disappearing for warm-ups and secret preparations (apparently involving dragons) at half time. We had been warned that the floor of the venue, a painted concrete surface, was currently particularly slippery: it was evident when watching the start of the Brighton/Seaside game that some players were having trouble adapting to the floor.


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BRD @ British Champs and SW:UK 2015

10647168_304851909701940_6837568695836434300_nBRD are very excited to announce we’ll be taking part in the 2015 British Championships. Our women’s A team are in Tier 2 Division South and our men’s team Vice Quad are in the Tier 3 Men’s Regional division. Our women’s B team will also be representing BRD in the South West by taking part for the second time in the growing 2015  SW:UK tournament, this year they are in the North Division.

You can check out our opponents below.

2015 is going to be MEGA!
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