by Stephanie Abbot
Photograph taken by Sara Marsden
When you flick, click or switch to the sport section of a newspaper or website, you don’t often see Roller Derby in the headlines.
However, here in Edinburgh, the
Auld Reekie Roller girls are preparing for an all Scottish tournament coming up on Saturday 26th November . The local team, put together in 2008, was the first Scottish members of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) and now has over 100 members.
Named after ‘Old Smoky’ , an affectionate Scottish term given to Edinburgh, The team prides itself on its inclusiveness, welcoming women of all backgrounds, this also means trans-women. The team require players be at least 18 or over.
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