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Vitality Netball Superleague – Round 14

Vitality Netball Superleague –  Round 14 Friday 5 May Team Northumbria  60 – 48  Celtic Dragons Saturday 6 May Hertfordshire Mavericks  47 – 60  Sirens Surrey Storm  52 – 59  Loughborough Lightning Severn Stars  42 – 63  Manchester Thunder Monday 8 May Team Bath  55 – 53 Wasps Netball

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Disappointing home loss for the Dragons

It was a strong start from both sides with both teams having to work hard throughout the court to get the ball into the shooting circle.  After Mavericks took an early lead, Dragons defensive pressure and strong rebounding in the Mavericks’ shooting circle saw the Dragons’ equalise the score 14-14 at the end of Q1. Mavericks’ zonal defence created

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Source: Mark Pritchard

Thunder take victory over Team Northumbria

Manchester Thunder produced a strong second-half performance to take victory over a gutsy Team Northumbria at the Thunderdome. The Black and Yellows were made to work for their win, with Northumbria going toe-to-toe with the home side for the majority of the first half. But Thunder’s class finally came through after half time and, led

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Source: Manchester Thunder

Vitality Superleague Catch Up

After a busy weekend in the Vitality Superleague Lougborough Lightning remain top of the league with just three points between them and Wasps in 2nd place and another 3 between Wasps and third placed Thunder.  Fri 28th Apr Team Bath  59 – 33  Severn Stars Sat 29th Apr Siresn  69 – 47  Team Northumbria Celtic

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Source: Mark Prescott

Thunder hold off the Dragons

Manchester Thunder did just enough to see-off an organised Celtic Dragons in Cardiff. Dragons were the better team in the first half with Thunder flat and unimaginative in their play. But it was a different Thunder on show in the second half, with more urgency and creativity to their game. Dragons were not giving up without

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Source: Matchtight

Team Bath tame the Dragons

Team Bath Netball produced a storming final quarter to finally tame a determined Celtic Dragons outfit and get back to winning ways in the Vitality Netball Superleague. Just one goal separated the teams at the end of each of the first three quarters, with Dragons holding a narrow 37-36 advantage going into the last 15

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Source: Clare Green for Matchtight

“Hurting” Team Bath Netball vow to keep fighting

Head Coach Anna Stembridge admits Team Bath Netball are “hurting” after a run of four successive Vitality Superleague defeats but says they have not given up on a place in the end-of-season play-offs. Easter Monday’s battling 49-40 defeat to league leaders Loughborough Lightning has left the Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold nine points adrift of the

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