Team Scotland Roller Derby

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Team Scotland Roller Derby
Team Scotland Roller Derby logo.jpg
Founded 2011
Colors

Blue, white and black

            
Head coach Viper (2011), Ella Bella Bang Bang (2014), Clinically Wasted (2014)
Manager Jill Antonic (2014)
Championships 11th place at 2011 Roller Derby World Cup
Broadcasters Derby News Network
Website teamscotlandrollerderby.com

Team Scotland Roller Derby represents Scotland in women's international roller derby, in events such as the Roller Derby World Cup. The team was first formed to compete at the 2011 Roller Derby World Cup, and finished the tournament in eleventh place.

Scotland country in Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Sharing a border with England to the southeast, Scotland is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, by the North Sea to the northeast and by the Irish Sea to the south. In addition to the mainland, situated on the northern third of the island of Great Britain, Scotland has over 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.

Roller derby contact sport

Roller derby is a contact sport played by two teams of five members roller skating counter-clockwise around a track. Roller derby is played by approximately 1,250 amateur leagues worldwide, mostly inside the United States.

Roller Derby World Cup

The Roller Derby World Cup is an international women's roller derby tournament formerly organized by Blood & Thunder magazine, and currently organized by the Roller Derby World Cup Committee. Teams of amateur skaters from around the world compete for their respective nations.

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Team Scotland played two warm-up matches for the World Cup, beating both a "rest of Scotland" team, and the "Northern All-Stars", consisting of skaters from the north of England. [1]

At the World Cup, Scotland lost narrowly to New Zealand, 124 to 111, [2] and overwhelmingly to Team USA, 435 to 1. [3] Although this led to the becoming the lowest-ranked team in the consolation stage, they beat Team Argentina and later beat Team Brazil, to finish eleventh out of thirteen teams. [4]

Team roster

2011 team roster

About 45 skaters tried out for the initial team. The roster was announced in August. [5] (league affiliations listed as of at the time of the announcement)

NumberNameLeague
42Alma Geddon Auld Reekie Roller Girls
01Armed Bandit So Cal Derby
999Betty Gogo Glasgow Roller Girls
28Blazin Phoenix Auld Reekie Roller Girls
3Ciderella Auld Reekie Roller Girls
111Clinically Wasted Granite City Roller Girls
77Crazylegs Auld Reekie Roller Girls
55Danger Mouth Auld Reekie Roller Girls
182Fight Cub Granite City Roller Girls
5Lily Lethal Glasgow Roller Girls
13Marla Mayhem Glasgow Roller Girls
f104Marshall Lawless Glasgow Roller Girls
7Minnie Riot Auld Reekie Roller Girls
99Mistress Malicious Glasgow Roller Girls
66Mo Be Quick Auld Reekie Roller Girls
23Moxie Emerald Auld Reekie Roller Girls
16Velosidy Auld Reekie Roller Girls
29Viper Glasgow Roller Girls
11Whiskey Galore Glasgow Roller Girls
360Wild Oates Glasgow Roller Girls

2014 team roster

The 2014 team was selected from a "Training Team" of 30 skaters, themselves selected via two rounds of tryouts performed under the auspices of the UK Roller Derby Association (UKRDA). The final 20 skaters selected for the 2014 World Cup roster were announced on 1 May 2014. [6]

Since that announcement, Team Scotland have appeared in two public bouts, [7] where many of the skaters skated under their legal names, rather than derby names (Team Scotland skaters choose themselves whether to use their legal or skate names for this squad): the below table lists skaters by the names they skate under with their home leagues. (league affiliations listed as of at the time of the announcement)

NumberNameLeague
1111Admiral Attackbar Auld Reekie Roller Girls
87Caitlin O"Carroll Auld Reekie Roller Girls
3Ciderella Auld Reekie Roller Girls
111Clinically Wasted Granite City Roller Girls
11Crazylegs Auld Reekie Roller Girls
182Fight Cub Granite City Roller Girls
31Jess E. Ska Glasgow Roller Derby
42Marshall Lawless Glasgow Roller Derby
69Milky Dundee Roller Girls
7Minnie Riot Auld Reekie Roller Girls
22Mona Rampage Glasgow Roller Derby
09Rock'N Riot Granite City Roller Girls
210Rogue Runner Glasgow Roller Derby
0131Sarah Oates London Rollergirls
85Skinner Alive Auld Reekie Roller Girls
0Splat Glasgow Roller Derby
28Suffra Jet Glasgow Roller Derby
931The Bexorcist Seaside Sirens Roller Girls
16Velocidy Auld Reekie Roller Girls
39Yin & Bang Auld Reekie Roller Girls
5Ginge Auld Reekie Roller Girls

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References

  1. aoanla, "Bout Report: Team Scotland vs Northern All-Stars 16.10.2011", Team Scotland Roller Derby
  2. Justice Feelgood Marshall, "World Cup: New Zealand Holds Off Scotland, 124-111 Archived 2012-04-29 at the Wayback Machine .", Derby News Network , 2 December 2011
  3. Lex Talionis, "World Cup: USA Buries Scotland, 435-1", Derby News Network , 4 December 2011
  4. Lex Talionis, "World Cup 11th Place: (13) Scotland Foils (11) Brazil, 113-64 Archived 2012-01-06 at the Wayback Machine .", Derby News Network , 3 December 2011
  5. Sandra Gray, "Roller derby world cup team is chosen after some tough try-outs", The Courier , 5 August 2011
  6. aoanla, ""
  7. http://flattrackstats.com/teams/6675