Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Roll Up, Roll Up, Knocktoberfest Is Here, Have a Smashing Time

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Roll Up, Roll Up, Knocktoberfest Is Here, Have a Smashing Time

Article excerpt

ROLLER DERBY: Sporting names like Stella McSmash, Sirius Whack and Fury Floss you know what you are going to get.

A bloodbath on wheels will rock the CQUniversity Sports Complex in the form of Knocktoberfest.

The CQ Misfits will host teams from Mackay, Brisbane and Gladstone in eight jam-packed games of war.

Katrina Woodman, aka Stella McSmash, said her team was in the hot seat to win.

"I think we would have to be the team to beat," she laughed.

"I think our last game we played was against Mackay earlier in the year and we went really well. We smashed them by like 200 points all up. Everything came together really well."

The girls all agreed while Roller Derby took a toll physically, they have never had so much fun.

"Oh yeah, it is hard out there," Katrina sighed.

"The names are important. You have to have a good name. For me, Stella is my favourite song and I just like smashing into things."

"But the best thing about it is that anyone can do it. …

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