The OCE Power Rankings - 06/04 - 12/04
These Power Rankings are done by a committee of 4 people consisting of:
Former player with extensive knowledge of the OCE Scene.
Analyst & Commentator for AussieGamingTV.
Rocket League addict.
Director of Public Relations for Rocket League Oceania and budding global Twitch mod.
Weekly Round Up
The ESL AU&NZ Championship is over; the teams going to IEM Sydney are Alpha Sydney, 1More, Corvidae and Legacy eSports. JAM Gaming just missing out on game difference, but with the Throwdown League Play underway they still have a chance to join in the LAN fun. Sand Castle also just missing out, however they have an additional chance in the FireCuda Cup with just one week to go and are in a good position to secure their spot for the CG LAN.
1. Alpha Sydney
2. B Team
3/4. Sand Castle
1. Alpha Sydney
2. B Team
3. (GroovyGrape, Julz, Flip)
4. (SSteve, RoadToProspect, ViiBeZz)
2. Paw Patrol
3/4. Straight Banana's
3/4. Prodigy Inferno ESL AU&NZ Week 7 FireCuda Cup Week 6
News from around the region:
* Greeny leaves The Rejects.
* KrispyK joins Prodigy.
1 - Alpha Sydney
Drippay, Torsos, Jake, ENiGMA | Nil movement
What more is there to be said about Alpha Sydney? They win, that's it. The only slight criticism is that they can sometimes be shaky in their first game of a series, but after that it’s clear sailing for this side. They are nearing 2 months without a defeat in competition. 7-0 in ESL AU&NZ Champs, 6-0 in CG FireCuda Cup, 1-0 in Throwdown. Who will stop this team??? - Tibore
2 - JAM Gaming
MontyConnor, Bango, Express | Nil movement
A week of ups and downs for JAM Gaming, as they’re still trying to truly find their footing and fulfill the prophecy of being the team that could take it to Alpha Sydney. This week they go 6 - 0 against Scylla and Sand Castle in Throwdown Rocket League OCE Championship League play, but they followed that up with a 2 - 3 performance against Legacy which knocked them out of IEM Sydney. - yumi_cheeseman
3 - Sand Castle
Dumbo, SnarfSnarf, Aoe_emp, Kia | Nil movement
Beating 1More in 3 of their 4 meetings this week, as well as being clean swept by JAM and an interesting loss to the B Team in ESL leaves Sand Castle in 3rd place this week. This team is starting to get it together with their core are starting to look just strong enough to start dominating teams. Coming into the weekend with a good chance in the RLCS League Play, Sand Castle will look to dominate and be hoping for some strong games to keep them high up in the PR. - Nutterres
4 - 1More
Cyrix, Shadey, Ellusive, Zest | Nil movement
Nothing seems to have gone their way this week and it’s all been bad against an extremely strong Sand Castle. With 1More only picking up a single 3-2 win in 4 meetings with them this week, we can see why 1More have to sit just below, with their only other notable win being against Masterminds in RLCS League Play. These boys need to get it together and keep having more consistent, strong performances before they head off to the ESL LAN otherwise they’re going to finish last place. - Nutterres
5 - Corvidae
Siki, Daze, Plitz, SSteve | Nil movement
Corvidae had a couple of expected results, along with what could be seen as a calm, collected win over Legacy in a close 3-2 series for RLCS. These boys have been constantly on the rise but still struggle to hold their own with the top 4, and as such are sitting just that tiny bit lower. Corvidae have a LAN on the horizon so this will be where we see if their qualities shine through or whether they have an average performance come IEM. With some tough matchups coming in this weekend it will be good to see if they can rise to the occasion. - Nutterres
6 - Legacy eSports
Soma, Eren, GroovyGrape, Penor | Nil movement
Legacy managed to secure their spot at the LAN on the community stage at IEM with an incredible performance which saw them beat JAM 3-2 in a Game 5 overtime in a do or die for either team. They will still keep their spot at 6th though as they just haven't been consistent enough. A 2-3 Loss to Corvidae and a 1-3 Loss to Scylla in Throwdown has not helped. They managed to come beat Scylla though in the CG FireCuda Cup, but it was another match that went the distance and it secured them a spot in the Finals. Legacy have been a team which can beat the 2nd PR team. However they are still struggling to find consistency in their team play from night to night. Hopefully they can work out these issues and get back to the Legacy of last year, we have seen signs this could be on the cards. - Tibore
7 - Scylla Esports
C.J.M, Daisu, Luis, Outlast, PanzerShrek | + 2
Ever since the introduction of Outlast to the team Scylla Esports have been improving significantly. Being such a strong 1v1 player Outlast is able to single-handedly open up defences and with the help of C.J.M and Daisu they have been applying the pressure to some unsuspecting teams. They managed to beat Legacy eSports in this week’s Throwdown league match; a result that would’ve seemed impossible 2 weeks ago. If they continue along this upwards trajectory they’ll be gunning for 6th spot in no time. - n0lsk1
8 - Masterminds
Kamii, Nerd, Requiem, Seniaz | Nil movement
Masterminds are still figuring themselves out as a team. They almost cracked the code this week, where in Throwdown League Play against 1More before they got massively reverse swept, and had 2 - 3 losses in both ESL AND and FireCuda cups. They’ll have more opportunities to grow as they vs Alpha Sydney and Legacy eSports, and if they can perform just a touch better, they’ll be climbing quickly. - yumi_cheeseman
9 - B Team
ObeBluee, ZeN, Noizee, Chai | + 1
The B team aren’t in any of the three OCE Leagues at the moment, however they are pushing their case for being considered a dangerous team. They entered ESL Go4RL and RLO this week and came second in both, each time losing to Alpha Sydney, but we can’t really hold that against them. A 3-2 victory against Sand Castle was the telling result of the week for them. This team continues to improve week by week and have proven now they have what it takes to contest with top teams in the region. - Tibore
10 - Trident Esports
Dreameh, CJCJ, Julz, Madz, SToRMCLoRD | - 3
Not playing with their core roster at all this week and only in one tournament, it seems Trident Esports are still licking their wounds from the those rough losses last week. Time waits for no one however and they’ll need to move past it before they fall into a slump that will be significantly harder to get past. - n0lsk1
Teams to watch:
Nutterres: Rumpus Room Wizards
Tibore: The B Team
yumi_cheeseman: Paw Patrol
Here's how the committee ranked the top 15: