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Lady wrestler May O'Riley, The Dublin Flash

Grunts, roars and the smack of flesh on canvas have, for generations, echoed from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland. Pro wrestling is a gritty world populated by heroic "babyfaces," dastardly "heels," outrageous managers and outraged fans. We tackle some of the most colourful stories and characters to come out of the wrestling scenes from coast to coast.

The pioneering "lady wrestler" was banned from the ring.

Medium: Television
Program: Newscentre
Broadcast Date: April 21, 1987
Guest(s): Grace Pelletier
Reporter: Bob Gillingham
Duration: 2:04

Last updated: February 12, 2013

Page consulted on January 21, 2014

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