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IT’S BOUT TIME!

Pirate city rollers take on the mighty Whakatane Roller Derby League in a dastardly Double Header.
First up the Broadside Brawlers take on the Prawn Stars at 4pm.
Followed by the All Scars vs the Brawl Stars at 6.30pm.
In recognition of ANZAC day all those from the armed forces who wear their uniform or show an ID card get free entry
Date: 21st May
Time: Doors Open 3.30pm, first game 4pm, second game 6.30pm
Where: ASB Stadium, Kohimarama, Auckland
Game 1: Broadside Brawlers vs Prawn Stars
Game 2: All Scars vs Brawl Stars

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Home season game – 15th of May!

Pirate City Rollers home season got you on the edge of your seat? Can’t wait to see what happens next? Well, the wait is nearly over! Mascara Massacre are taking on last year’s champions the Blackheart Bruisers on the 15th of May at the Trusts Arena in Henderson!

And as an appetiser before the main event we have something very special for you. Our most recent batch of Freshmeat graduates will be making their derby debut against their opposite numbers from the Auckland Roller Derby League! Come along and show them your support as they step into the blinding lights of the Derby world! Thrills and spills aplenty await them – and you – and it’s coming up fast! So bring your gold coin donation and come get your derby on!

WHAT: Mascara Massacre vs Blackheart Bruisers – with PCR Freshmeat Grads vs ARDL Freshmeat Grads as a curtain raiser

WHERE: Trusts Arena, Henderson

WHEN: Grad bout 10am, Main event 12pm

Home Season resumes this Sunday

The Broadside Brawlers are back in town after a stellar performance at the Japan Open – 3 games, 3 wins, Shehard named overall tournament MVP and – and and and – the Broadside Brawlers were named the winners of Division B! Well done girls, we’re so very proud of you!!

And now that they’re back, the home season is underway again with Blackheart Bruisers vs Dead Wreckoning at Glenfield Activzone!

Where: 30 Downing Street, Glenfield
When: This Sunday, April 3rd
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Entry by gold coin donation.
Note that seating at Activzone is very limited so bring a chair if you want to sit down!

Check out the Facebook event page for more info.

See you there!

Pirate City Rollers vs Richter City Rollers – this Saturday!

This Saturday, February 6th is your chance to see the absolute top level of Roller Derby in New Zealand as Auckland’s Pirate City Rollers duke it out with Wellington’s Richter City Rollers as part of the Full Contact derby expo in a WFTDA sanctioned bout!

The action starts at 6:30PM with a Junior Roller Derby curtain raiser bout and the first whistle of the main event is at 7:30PM.

Tickets on the door – $10, cheap!

Where: ASB Stadium, 237 Kohimarama Rd, Kohimarama, Auckland

When: Saturday February 6th, curtain raiser starts 6:30PM, PCR vs RCRD kicks off at 7:30PM

This bout also represents the end of an era for PCR as it’s the incomparable and inimitable Lady Trample’s final outing with the Pirates. She is departing for the fair shores of Australia to join the Victorian Roller Derby league – who are ranked second in the world!!! We’ll miss her like crazy but we’re ever so proud. Be there to show the love and help give her a send-off she’ll never forget!

Don’t miss it!

Freshmeat 2016 starting soon!

Freshmeat 2016

Keen to start a new sport this year? Watched Whip It and felt inspired
to become a Roller Derby queen? Now’s your chance to get involved!

Pirate City Rollers are starting their first Freshmeat course of 2016
with an Open Day on Sunday February 21st. During the course you’ll be
taught the basics of roller skating and the game of roller derby.
You’ll also become part of a great community of strong and athletic
people from all walks of life.

Come and watch a live roller derby game between two of the Pirate City
Rollers’ home teams before chucking on a pair of skates yourselves
afterwards. NO previous experience required!

Suitable for those keen to play, referee, or who’re just interested in
giving it a whirl. Gear will be available to hire, but you’ve got to
bring your drink bottles. Make sure to wear clothes that you’re
comfortable to do sport in.

Derby Depot will be there selling everything you need to play derby, with full pad sets from $60.

And we will be having survival drinks and Q&A straight after at The Hangar (104 Central Park Drive, i.e. about 200m down the road – just follow the crowd!) – a chance to talk about the Freshmeat course and joining the league.

DETAILS
What: Freshmeat Open Day and PCR home team game
Where: Trusts Arena, 65-67 Central Park Drive, Henderson
When: Game from 10am-12pm, Open Day from 12pm-2pm.
Who: Anyone interested in roller skating and roller derby. No age
limit for the Open Day, all genders welcome.
Cost: $5 entry to Open Day and game, $5 skate and protective gear
hire if you don’t have your own.

Sign up to our Freshmeat newsletter here!

Check out the facebook event page here

Pirate City Rollers home season heats up this winter

The weather outside is frightful, but the Derby is so delightful!

Saturday July 18th kicks off our back-to-back home games at Auckland’s YMCA Pitt Street.

As this is the first of three games coming up in quick succession, if you buy tickets to all three events online via Under the Radar using the same name, you will go in the draw to win great prizes!

Our first of three starts with Broadside Brawlers against Mt Militia from Tauranga for the first time on home ground. With half time entertainment supplied by our sponsor The Rock’N’Roll Circus and our after party at our sponsor bar Thirsty Dog, this is an evening not to be missed!

Check out all the details here.

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Broadside Brawlers head north!

While our All Scars are in Florida competing in Beach Brawl, our Broadside Brawlers are training hard for their domestic travel games!

This Saturday, Pirate City Rollers’ Broadside Brawlers head to Whangarei to face Northland Nightmare’s Hells Wives in their second travel game of the season.

If you’re in the neighbourhood or would like to join us for a road trip, come and see us at Kensington Stadium, Whangarei! Full details here

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PIRATE CITY ROLLERS v NORTHLAND NIGHTMARES

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Live all girl roller derby just upped the ante!

You are invited to come and witness Auckland’s premier roller derby league, the Pirate City Rollers, take on Northland Nightmares. But it gets better… before you show your support for your local team we have a special curtain raiser, JUNIOR ROLLER DERBY!

PCR skaters will take on Northland Nightmares for the first time since 2011, when Hells Wives took on the PCR league teams. Come and experience the glory as the two clubs battle it out head to head for the first time in the world’s fastest growing female sport.

As part of this growth we are proud to present to you two junior teams as they battle it out for victory.

WHO: Pirate City Rollers v Northland Nightmares
WHEN: Saturday March 21st. Doors open at 6pm, Juniors at 6.15pm, PCR v NN at 7pm
WHERE: YMCA Pitt Street, Auckland.
TICKETS: $15+bf online at Under the Radar, $20 on the door. $5 under 10’s and FREE under 5’s

Make sure that you grab your ticket from Under the Radar