Get skates on for new team

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Women are being urged to get their skates on and join a new roller team.

Country Rollers is aimed at women from counties Armagh and Tyrone and is the only squad outside Belfast.

It was set up by a Tyrone woman in a bid to address the lack of women’s team sports outside Belfast.

The rollers begins their training at The Rink, 7 Derryneskan Road, Portadown, on Monday, January 26.

Training is every Monday between 7-8pm, and the Country Rollers are calling on everyone over 18 who would like to get involved to come down and give it a try. Referees are also needed.

Skates are available at The Rink.

For more details check out Country Rollers on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/TA-Roller-Derby-TyroneArmagh or @CountryRollers on Twitter.

More information can also be found at www.facebook.com/therinkarena or by calling the Rink on 3852 5030.

The Rink is a non-profit business run by charity Love Hockey Ireland, and is the only hall in Ireland fitted with an IceCourt multi-sport surface.