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  1. What is the WFTDA European Continental Cup?

    The Continental Cup is a regional tournament for leagues that are ranked below the cut off for the WFTDA International play-offs.

    The European Continental Cup is one of three regional competitions, the others being the North America-East and North America-West versions of the event.

    The 2018 WFTDA European Continental Cup is being hosted in England for the first time, by the Birmingham Blitz Dames at the Telford International Centre.

    There are eight teams taking part, including five from the United Kingdom, plus one side each from Ireland, Sweden and Finland.

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    Video caption: Roller Derby 101
  2. Continental Cup results



    Kallio Rolling Rainbow 214-106 Tiger Bay Brawlers

    Dock City Rollers 145-154 Dublin Roller Derby

    Third place play-off

    Dock City Rollers 161-178 Tiger Bay Brawlers


    Kallio Rolling Rainbow 175-152 Dublin Roller Derby

  3. Five reasons why Roller Derby is worth a look...

    Roller derby is seldom seen on British television but interest is rising in a sport that has its roots in the Depression-era USA.

    We've picked out five reasons why Roller Derby is worth a look, you can find out what they are here.

    Roller Derby
  4. Continental Cup - the Contenders

    Kallio Rolling Rainbow (Fin):The Send-You-Flying-Finns have been around since 2010 in Helsinki. Their rollers Macho Bitchu and AntiKrista (she wears No 666, by the way), are joined by team philosopher Katti Schroedinger.

    Tiger Bay Brawlers (Wal):Formed eight years ago, Cardiff based and the first Welsh team to make this stage of the play-offs – Nitro Jen and Kid Block are only two of the squad to look out for.

    Kallio Rolling Rainbow player in action
    Image caption: Kallio Rolling Rainbow: Helsinki's finest were formed eight years ago

    Dock City Rollers (Swe): Are based in Gothenburg and their tryout page is titled, temptingly, “Freshmeat”. Team members include Pelvis Wrestley and Rollison Fjord - truly Nordic Noir at its finest.

    Dublin Roller Derby (Ire):Became Ireland’s first roller derby league to form in 2009. Malibruise Stacy and Ellie Beating are two names we like.

  5. BBC coverage

    All times GMT and subject to changes

    BBC Sport will bring you coverage of the third place play-off match and final from the WFTDA European Continental Cup.

    Sunday 28th October

    Third place play-off

    15:30 GMT, BBC Sport website, app and connected TV


    17:30 GMT, BBC Sport website, app and connected TV

  6. Get Inspired: How to get into Roller Derby

    Get Inspired


    Roller Derby is Europe's fastest growing female sport. It is a contact team sport played on quad roller skates and is played on a flat oval track by two teams. There are a handful of Roller Derby leagues in the USA that play banked track but in the UK only flat track is played.

    Contact the UK Roller Derby Association to find a club near you.

    But how is it played? Two teams of between 14/15 skaters, four 'blockers,' a 'jammer' who tries to go past them, 'full body slams' and 'hip-checks' - Roller derby can look like havoc on the track, but the rules are pretty simple to understand. Just watch this ...

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    Video caption: Roller Derby: Learn the rules