Tagged: Auld Reekie

London Brawl Saints (2) vs Auld Reekie (3)

Date: 9 Aug 2014


Predicted score: London Brawl Saints 150 : 121 Auld Reekie

Actual score: London Brawl Saints 186 : 96 Auld Reekie

A much bigger win than predicted for the visiting London Brawl Saints but as both teams sit in a bubble at the top of the rankings table, neither team will move position.

Auld Reekie (3) vs Brighton (14)

Date: 24 Oct 2013


Predicted score: Auld Reekie 200 : 89 Brighton

Actual score: Auld Reekie 349 : 89 Brighton

Auld Reekie scored 149 points more than predicted giving them a big advantage in ranking points gained. Auld Reekie remain at 3, but come closer to challenging the number 2 position of Brawl Saints. Brighton drop down to 17 as a result of this game.

Stockholm (3) vs Auld Reekie (6)

Date: 10 August 2013


Predicted score: Stockholm 150 : 139 Auld Reekie

Actual score: Stockholm 104 : 194 Auld Reekie

A strong performance by home team Auld Reekie, who had control of the score from the second jam. This is Stockholm’s first game of their two game trip to Scotland. Auld Reekie’s 90 point win will move them up to 3 in the rankings while Stockholm drop to 7. This changes the prediction of the Swede’s game against Glasgow tomorrow.

Hot Wheel (21) vs Auld Reekie (6)

Date: 4 May 2013


Predicted score: Hot Wheel 79 : 200 Auld Reekie

Actual score: Hot Wheel 104 : 248 Auld Reekie

Both teams scored above their predicted score but it won’t be enough to cause too many changes in the rankings. Hot Wheel performed slightly better overall and will move up to 20, Auld Reekie will remain at 6.

London Brawl Saints (2) vs Auld Reekie (6)

Date: 28 April 2013

Video: Part one: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xzgv5s_anarchy-iii-london-rollergirls-vs-auld-reekie-rollergirls-1st-half_sport#.UaCbiOuYR10
Part two: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xzgv7w_anarchy-iii-london-rollergirls-vs-auld-reekie-rollergirls-2nd-half_sport#.UaCbrOuYR10

Predicted score: Auld Reekie 150 : 170 London Brawl Saints

Actual score: Auld Reekie 140 : 187 London Brawl Saints

Auld Reekie started the game very strong with a lead of 20 points within the first 5 minutes and a string of lead jammer calls. Half way in to the first half Brawl Saints took advantage of some Auld Reekie penalties and managed to bring the score to 44-44. With penalties under control Auld Reekie regained control and finished the first half with a lead of 25 points. Penalties were the story of the second half with many jammer switch outs happening but Brawl Saints came out on top, finishing the game with 47 points over Auld Reekie.

The score differential was quite similar to the predicted score and although the ranking points change for both teams, neither of their positions will.

Auld Reekie (7) vs Berlin (5)

Date: 27 April 2013

Video: Part one http://www.dailymotion.com/rduktv#video=xzfsp3
Part two: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xzfucj_anarchy-iii-berlin-bombshells-vs-auld-reekie-rollergirls-2nd-half_sport#.UaCFd-uYR10

Predicted score: Auld Reekie 150 : 154 Berlin

Actual Score: Auld Reekie 147 : 99 Berlin

In what was a very close game with a lot of lead changes, Auld Reekie took advantage of Berlin’s jammer penalties at the beginning and end of the game. Auld Reekie will move up to 5, which changes their predicted score against London Brawl Saints. Berlin will drop down to 7 as a result of this game.

Update: Leeds and Stuttgart become full WFTDA teams

A further development for European roller derby as WFTDA has announced that Leeds and Stuttgart have graduated from the WFTDA apprenticeship program and are now full WFTDA teams. This brings the total to 25 European WFTDA affiliated leagues.

There are 12 WFTDA apprentice leagues in Europe:

London Rockin Rollers
One Love
Rainy City
Tiger Bay

There are 13 Full WFTDA leagues in Europe:

Auld Reekie
Central City
Crime City

That means 18 of the top 20 teams in Europe are WFTDA affiliated.