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SF: England 227 – 114 France

Team England beat rivals France in a compelling semi-final. This tie was always going to be an intriguing game given how often the skaters meet each other with their home teams and it didn’t disappoint. In stark contrast to both

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“I made my debut at the World Cup”

Jimmy Felon of Team Netherlands has skated on ice all of his life but only started playing roller derby in September 2013. Six months later, he played in his first ever bout and it was at the World Cup against Argentina.

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Home from home with Team Argentina

The South Americans thank the fans for their support Alongside Japan and any team that has played Team USA, Argentina Roller Derby has been one of the firm crowd favourites at this World Cup. This was no doubt helped by

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QF: Scotland 40 – 557 USA

Team USA delivered yet another masterclass in men’s roller derby with another near perfect game against Power of Scotland. Scott Slamilton showed some fancy footwork like Michael Jackson on skates, practically moonwalking around the outside of the pack without breaking

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QF: Australia 138 – 388 England

England beat Australia in the fastest game of the tournament so far The opening shots saw both sides immediately adopt an offensive game – the “Be offensive!” chants from the crowd didn’t fall on deaf ears – which promised a

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QF: Canada 281 – 46 Wales

The second quarter final of the day saw Canada progress at the demise of Wales in a clash of the titans. The game was a war of attrition for Wales, who had to fight hard for every point in a

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QF: Argentina 101 – 310 France

Eight man Argentina were forced to forfeit the first quarter final to France with six minutes remaining after five of their skaters fouled out. It was always going to be a test of Argentina’s fitness and ability to avoid penalties

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Choir of Scotland

A secret document revealing the chants to be sung by Power of Scotland fans has fallen into the hands of our blogger. The nondescript sheet of A4 paper lists the words to the national anthem, Flower of Scotland, plus all

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Day One – Green Group Summary

The Green Group was won easily by the hosts, England, with a 100% record, while Argentina were the surprise package, taking the second quarter final spot. The opening game of the first ever Men’s Roller Derby World Cup saw the

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Day One – Red Group Summary

The only group with three teams, owing to the unfortunate withdrawal of New Zealand before the tournament began, was predictably won by Team USA, followed by Team Wales. USA started their campaign with a 314-0 shutout of Team Finland on

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