Hereford’s Horror Bulls finished 181 points up against North Wales Roller Derby on 21st June. The game ended Hereford 213 – North Wales 32, and was the Horror Bulls third game in the Heartland Series North West Tournament.
The game started well for the Horror Bulls with a lead of 2 points in the first jam. An injury saw the second jam called early, but moments later blocker Eve.L Hart #21 knocked the North Wales jammer off her feet, while Hereford’s Treble Maker #909 took them to an 11 to 0 lead. Soon North Wales put 4 points on the board against Hereford’s 21, but Hereford kept pushing forward. The game went into the half time 98 – 15 to Hereford.
In the second half North Wales came back fighting, but Wild #59 took the first jam for Hereford. A power jam 13 minutes in saw North Wales add more points to the board. The teams both held tight walls, but ultimately the Horror Bulls pulled it together and finished in front with an impressive 213 to 32.
At the end of the bout Horror Bull’s team captain Turner was awarded Speediest Skater, Eve.L Hart won Best Blocker, Treble Maker was MVP (Most Valuable Player) and Wild won Best Jammer.
Bout photo courtesy of MDP Images, © Pete Florey 2014