GSR'S Intraleague Battle Begins With The Gateway Grim Reapers Taking On Reigning Home Team Champs, The Northern Nightmares.
North Arlington, NJ - February 20, 2019 -- The Garden State Rollergirls' (GSR) will start their 2019 season on Saturday, March 9th at the Inline Skating Club Of America.
The league's home opener will kick off a heated intraleague battle when the Gateway Grim Reapers face-off against the reigning home-team champs, The Northern Nightmares.
The Grim Reapers defeated The Northern Nightmares by one point in the first round of the 2018 intraleague playoffs but were kicked out of the finals after losing to Jersey City Bridge And Pummel in the semis.
The two teams will take to the track at the Inline Skating Club of America in North Arlington on Saturday, March 9. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. and the first whistle is at 8 p.m.
Spectators should be sure to get their tickets in advance at brownpapertickets.com. Admission is $15 at the door and $10 online. Children under 10 are half-price.
Fans will also be able to purchase GSR merchandise and participate in a bake sale and raffles.
About Garden State Rollergirls:
Garden State Rollergirls are New Jersey’s premier all-women flat track roller derby league, consisting of approximately 40 skaters. The league has two traveling teams, the all-star Ironbound Maidens and the B-team, the Brick City Bruisers. In addition, there are three home teams, the Northern Nightmares, the Jersey City Bridge and Pummel, and the newest home team the Gateway Grim Reapers, who bout against each other throughout the season.
GSR is in Division 2 of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).