Tagged: Glasgow

Glasgow (6) vs Tiger Bay (9)

Date: 29 March 2014

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Predicted score: Glasgow 200 : 147 Tiger Bay

Actual score: Glasgow 130 : 162 Tiger Bay

This was the third time these teams met on track and the first time Tiger Bay have beaten home team Glasgow. This low scoring win for Tiger Bay moves them up to 7 in the rankings. Glasgow remain ranked 6. >

Glasgow (4) vs London Brawl Saints (3)

Date: 8 Feb 2014

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Predicted score: Glasgow 150 : 172 London Brawl Saints

Actual score: Glasgow 130 : 215 London Brawl Saints

An early lead from Glasgow but Brawl Saints were able to come away with a comfortable lead. As a result of this game Glasgow drop 2 places to 6 and London Brawl Saints reclaim their position at number 2.

Stockholm (7) vs Glasgow (4)

Date: 11 August 2013

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Predicted score: Stockholm 150 : 175 Glasgow

Actual score: Stockholm 150 : 149 Glasgow

A one point lead for Stockholm in their second game in Scotland this weekend. This game had a lot of lead changes and showed how well these two teams matched up. Stockholm will remain at 7 after this game and Glasgow will move down because the score was closer than predicted, they will now sit at 5 in the rankings.

Glasgow (8) vs Brighton (11)

Date: 20 April 2013

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Predicted score: Glasgow 177 : 150 Brighton

Actual score: Glasgow 309 : 111 Brighton

Home team Glasgow had an incredibly strong performance against up and comers Brighton. The beginning of the first half saw Glasgow racking up the points but Brighton fought back minimising the points differential and taking advantage of power jams to bring the score to GRD 85 : 60 BR. The second half saw a much tighter defence from the visitors but Glasgow were able wear it down and finish the game with a lead of nearly 200 points. Glasgow will benefit from such a big score differential and move up to 4 in the rankings. Brighton will slip down to 13.

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:

Apocalypse
Copenhagen
Dolly
Hellfire
London Rockin Rollers
Nidaros
One Love
Oslo
Paris
Rainy City
Sheffield
Tiger Bay

There are 13 Full WFTDA leagues in Europe:

Auld Reekie
Berlin
Central City
Crime City
Gent
Glasgow
Helsinki
Leeds
Lincolnshire
London
Stockholm
Stuttgart
Windsor

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