Reigning Home-Team Champs, The Northern Nightmares, Will Play The Gateway Grim Reapers on Saturday, Oct. 12.

North Arlington, NJ – Oct. 4, 2019 — The Garden State Rollergirls (GSR) will battle it out on Saturday, Oct. 12 to see who will win the 2019 Intraleague Championship.

The Gateway Grim Reapers will have to defeat reigning home-team champs, The Northern Nightmares if they want to claim their first championship title since the team was founded in 2015.

The Reapers lost to the Nightmares in the home opener this year, but are planning on making a comeback. “After four years, the reapers have finally made it to Home Team Champs,” said Gateway Grim Reaper co-captain, Swiss Mischief. “Fear the reaper!”

However, Nightmares co-captain BlackEye Betty doesn’t plan on letting her team give up their title, “The Nightmares have been spinning our silk to create the best lineups,” she said. “We plan to be intraleague champions again and we are taking every step to ensure that it can happen.”

The two will go head-to-head at the Inline Skating Club of America in North Arlington on Saturday, Oct. 12. 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 Admission is $15 at the door and $10 online.

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).


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