Dolls take on Maid­ens

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SPORT -

IT’S the sea­son opener you’ve been wait­ing for – Cairns Derby Dolls are tak­ing on the Mackay City Roller Maid­ens in an epic showdown.

The date is Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 22, at the Cairns Recre­ation Cen­tre. Doors open at 6.30 pm, and the match is 7.30pm - 9.00pm.

Join the teams af­ter the bout at The Cairns Court­house Ho­tel, the of­fi­cial party venue.

Af­ter form­ing in 2012 Cairns Derby Dolls have gone from strength to strength. They have trav­elled through­out Far North­ern Queens­land and taken on teams from Air­lie Beach to Townsville.

‘‘This first time tak­ing on Mackay City Roller Maid­ens and we look for­ward to skat­ing with them and pro­vid­ing great en­ter­tain­ment full of spills and thrills,’’ a team mem­ber told the Gazette.

Their de­but home bout in Septem­ber was a great suc­cess and they are hop­ing to host an­other home bout early in the sea­son this year.

The Derby Dolls also hope to travel to Port Dou­glas to put on a demo match with Port Dou­glas’s own Derby Di­vas.

Port Dou­glas women re­cently formed their own league – come on down, check out the ac­tion and maybe you too could be­come a mem­ber of the fast-grow­ing Roller Derby. For the Cairns clash, bring cash as the bar will be open, the raf­fle will be run­ning and mer­chan­dise will be avail­able but there’s no EFT­POS on site.

Tick­ets for Fe­bru­ary 22 will be avail­able through Oztix you’re best to buy on­line as there will be lim­ited tick­ets at the door. Adults pay $10 and kids un­der 12 get in free.

For more in­for­ma­tion, contact cairns­der­by­dolls@gmail.com

For more in­for­ma­tion on the Dou­glas Derby Di­vas at dou­glas­der­by­di­vas@ya­hoo.com

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