Both teams recently played Furness Firecrackers and both took home a win but the Maidens narrowly secured a higher score and differential than the Dundee side. Dundee finished with a tight score of 178 – 157 while the Maiden Grrders cleared a 50 point lead, ending the game with 219 points to Furnesss 167.
These teams have played together every year since DRG’s establishment and the Maidens have managed to take home the gold three years in a row. The last time these two teams met the final score was: GRD 180 – DRG 77.
Both teams have skaters that will be representing their home nations at the second ever Blood & Thunder Roller Derby World Cup being held in Dallas this December. The current Maidens roster hosts three skaters who are on the training squads for both Team Scotland Roller Derby and Team Ireland Roller Derby: Fever, Suffra Jett and Jess E Ska; while the Dundee Roller Girls have InSanne representing Team Netherlands - Women's Roller Derby; Milky on the final roster for Team Scotland and JillAntonic representing Team Scotland as their official Team Manager.
Expect some world class roller derby and a lot of excitement!
(If you put GRD and DRG together it creates a palindrome: GRDDRG)
Doors at 12:30. First whistle at 1:00pm.