PREVIEW – Women’s T3 East – Gameday 2

The second game day in Women’s T3 Regional East features divisional leaders and hosts Croydon Roller Derby vs Kent Roller Girls and Milton Keynes Roller Derby face Oxford Roller Derby

Fresh from their opening day victory over Lincolnshire Bombers, Croydon’s scored 199 points, top scores contributed by Do or Dyduch with 56, VikiSpeedia 46 and NikkiBlocker Glory with 34. Croydon are currently ranked 19th in Europe.

Currently ranked 63rd in Europe, Kent lost to Cambridge on Gameday 1, 225-131. Top scoring on the day were April O’Steel with 58, Jo Commotion with 47 and Demi Lition 16.

The teams have met twice before, playing two games in Eastbourne Extreme in 2013, Croydon winning both games. Flat Track Stats gives a 96% probability of a Croydon victory with a ratio of 38:15 in the European rankings. This will be a sanctioned UKRDA game.

In the first game, Milton Keynes Roller Derby play Oxford Roller Derby. Ranked 59th in Europe and 38th in UKRDA, Milton Keynes won 6 out of 10 games in 2014, finishing 4th in the 2014 Heartland Series.

Oxford are ranked 79th in Europe and 29th in UKRDA. With a winning record of 5 out of 8 games in 2014, they reached the quarter finals of the Heartland Series. Their 2015 season has already started, with a 310-142 defeat to Auld Reekie All Star Reserves in January.

The teams have met twice before, Milton Keynes winning both encounters, 158-137 in June 2013 and 171-77 in February 2012. Flat Track Stats tips a Milton Keynes victory at 63%, with a ratio of 54:47 in the European rankings, and an Oxford victory at 81%, with a ratio of 19:13 in the UKRDA rankings. This will be a sanctioned UKRDA game.

Looking forward to seeing this one! Join the fun at Dolphin Leisure Centre in Haywards Heath from 1.20pm.

Details for the Gameday can be found here or at the Facebook event.

The British Roller Derby Championships is Europe’s largest interleague Women’s and Men’s Flat Track Roller Derby Tournament. 72 women’s leagues from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are divided into four tiers for double header bout days spanning the year, with a playoffs to find who will be British Roller Derby Champions for 2015! For the first time, 14 men’s teams will also participate in the debut men’s British Championships tournament, with three tiers of double header action across the year!

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