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Wenches Alumnae – Hall Of Fame

These skaters will always be Wenches wherever they may now skate!


Dark Rumba: Rumba joined and left the Wenches in 2017. She went from rookie to B team hero very quickly. She now skates in Australia!

Derby Number: 18
Where Your Name and Number Came From: I love Rum, I have a dark sense of humour and 18 is my lucky number.
Favourite Derby Moment: Discovering Derby.
Worst Injury: none, yet…
Life Outside Derby: Funeral Arranger, Mother, Lara Croft fan and Murder documentary addict.
Random Fact: A group of crows is called a “murder”


Hurricane Hayles:

halesprofDerby number: 74mph
Where my derby name and number came from: I am not very creative so I went with some nice alliteration with my “nickname” and a number which is the speed wind needs to be doing to be classed as a hurricane.
Favourite derby moment: There are too many awesome times to pick just one! Buy me a few drinks and I will tell you all of them.
Worst derby injury: Concussion a couple of years ago. One of my own team booted me in the head with her skate.
Life outside derby: Mummy, provider of cake, slave to the furballs and low paid lackie.
Random fact: I once took a dead person a tray of food. It was an honest mistake, Guv! Never been so embarrassed in my life!


Peggy Peril: Solid A-team blocker & jammer Peggy Peril had a long-term injury but we hope she will return aboard the good ship Wench one day!!

peggyprofileDerby number: 57
Where my derby name came from: Peggy is my Great Grandmother. She is an absolute legend and I miss her very much.
Favourite derby moment: The list is endless. One that sticks out is being awarded MVP and getting NO MAJORS against London Batter C. I can’t even describe to you how that made me feel. A funny favourite moment was one of our first home games and a skater on opposite team decided to pester me during a power jam. She was much smaller than me and was trying really hard to knock me over. I let her carry on, looked over to our coach to which she shouted for me to hit her back. So I did. She was a pile on the floor. There’s a video on youtube and its pretty hilarious!
Worst derby injury: I had an absolute corker of a black eye! The funny thing is, I complimented a fellow derby skater spectator and her black eye before the game and I came home with one! It lasted for about 6 weeks and was pretty impressive. I had a lot of compliments on how much it suited me! I’ve also fractured my Coccyx OUCHHHHH! – I have video evidence of this moment and it makes my bum tense every time!
Life outside derby: This sport has driven me to succeed and has given me the confidence to believe in myself to help me start my own business. I revamp old, unwanted furniture and give each piece a rock ‘n’ roll twist!
Random fact: My older brother Perry plays for the Portsmouth Scurvy Dogs!
I also have a huge obsession with skateboarders and Elvis Presley.


And more to come about these skaters who will forever be Wenches!…

RIP McMurphy

Tess of the DerbyWheels

Raven Detta

Awesome Wells

Moscow Cruel


Lady Von Whack n Smack

and more!!!