Skaters to save lives with blood

MEMBERS of roller derby teams the Sheffield Steel Rollergirls and the Inhuman League will help save lives on Bonfire Night by giving blood.

The players will be attending a blood donor session at Sheffield University’s Octagon Centre at 5.30pm on November 5.

Formed in the summer of 2008, the Sheffield Steel Rollergirls are a female flat track roller derby team and are currently ranked 11th in Europe, while the Inhuman League are Sheffield’s only men’s roller derby team.

Roller derby involves skaters from two teams battling it out around a track while one skater attempts to lap members of the opposition team.