Eves of Destruction’s Hard Cores are headed up-island Saturday June 4th to face Cowichan Valley’s Brass Knuckle Derby Dames at Fuller Lake Arena in Duncan.
This will be the first game Kreeper Sutherland will be at the helm as Captain for the Hard Cores, who will also be joined by some special guests from Saltspring Island – Coastal Chaos, Iva Meanstreak and Vindikate.
The Hard Cores came out on top the last time they met the Brass Knuckle Derby Dames, at the Eves’ pre-season exhibition bout earlier this year.
Last weekend, The Eves of Destruction’s junior team, The Rotten Apples, fell to Nanaimo’s Candy Crushers 290-133. Coach ReGretal says despite the loss she was pleased with the improvement shown by the skaters, evidenced by racking up over 100 points against the strong Nanaimo team.
Roller derby returns to the Victoria area June 25th with two bouts, first The Rotten Apples against the Stone Cold Stellas of Comox Valley, followed by the Margarita Villains against the Rainier Roller Girls from Washington State.
First whistle is at 5:30 at the Archie Browning Arena. Doors open at 5 pm, seats are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online, or at Logan’s Pub, Hive Hair and The Esquimalt Recreation Centre.
The Eves of Destruction Roller Derby League was formed in 2006, and has over 70 players, refs, and officials, and features five teams. EOD’s A-Team, The Belles of the Brawl, The Margarita Villains and The Hard Cores. The league also has a gender-inclusive Junior team, The Rotten Apples, made up of players aged 10-18.