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Vitality Netball Superleague: Surrey Storm beat Team Bath, Saracens Mavericks remain unbeaten | Netball News


Mikki Austin’s Surrey Storm beat Bath Netball team 62-58 at Bath; Leeds Rhinos Netball edged Celtic Dragons in Wales and Saracens Mavericks beat Severn Stars by 10; Strathclyde Sirens v Manchester Thunder is live on Sky Sports at 5.30pm Monday

Last update: 02/21/22 2:26 p.m.

Surrey Storm picked up their first win of the new season (Image credit: Ben Lumley)

Surrey Storm and Leeds Rhinos Netball both picked up away wins, while Saracens Mavericks went unbeaten in Round 4 of the Vitality Netball Superleague.

Mikki Austin’s Surrey Storm beat Team Bath Netball 62-58 on Friday night, while Leeds Rhinos Netball edged Celtic Dragons in Wales on Saturday, before Saracens Mavericks beat Severn Stars by 10 on Sunday.

Round four of the Vitality Netball Superleague continues Monday night with three more matches. London Pulse host Wasps at the Copper Box Arena and Surrey Storm return to court to take on Loughborough Lightning at Surrey Sports Park.

The other match in the fourth round is Strathclyde Sirens who host Manchester Thunder at the Emirates Arena. The game is live Sky Sports main event, arena and To mix together starting at 17h.

Vitality Netball Superleague Matchday 4 Schedule and Results

Bath Netball Team 58-62 Surrey Storm
Celtic Dragons 52-57 Leeds Rhinos Netball
Severn Stars 52-62 Saracens Mavericks
Strathclyde Sirens v Manchester Thunder
London Pulse against wasps
Surrey Storm v Loughborough Lightning

Bath Netball Team 58-62 Surrey Storm

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Surrey Storm used a deliberate third quarter to spoil Bath’s comeback party and claim their first victory of the new Vitality Netball Superleague season.

Storm came into the break at halftime 34-30 but rallied strongly after the interval and a 17-9 third quarter put them on the right track.

After holding a narrow 43-42 lead three quarters of the time, shooter Peace Proscovia built up momentum early in the fourth and they held on to secure the victory.

Team Bath Netball vs Surrey Storm – Quarter by Quarter Scores

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 FT
Team Swim Netball 16 18 9 15 58
Surrey Storm 16 14 17 15 62

“It was a great team performance from us and we really built on our performance from last week against Thunder,” said player of the game Abi Robson. sky sports.

“We came into this game really believing in ourselves and it really showed on the court.”

Storm’s work in defence, providing six interceptions for Bath’s two and seven turnovers for their hosts’ four, laid the foundation for their result.

Celtic Dragons 52-57 Leeds Rhinos Netball

The Celtic Dragons went from strength to strength as the game went on in Wales (Image credit: Ben Lumley)

The Celtic Dragons went from strength to strength as the game went on in Wales (Image credit: Ben Lumley)

Leeds Rhinos Netball survived an impressive Celtic Dragons second half to leave Wales with maximum points.

The Rhinos had a 31-19 halftime lead and a solid 14-goal cushion after three quarters, before the Dragons really connected and pressured them until the full-time whistle.

Severn Stars vs Saracens Mavericks – Quarter by Quarter Results

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 FT
Celtic dragons 8 11 15 18 52
Leeds Rhino Netball 14 17 17 9 57

As a unit, Shaquanda Greene-Noel, Annabel Roddy and Nia Jones clawed back enough of the ball for their forwards to convert in the final quarter and the Dragons’ comeback lifted the home crowd.

Unfortunately for Dannii Titmus-Morris’ side, the clock was not on their side and they ran out of time to complete their comeback and claim a first win of the season.

Severn Stars 52-62 Saracens Mavericks

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The Severn Stars were also unable to convert a positive ending to their game, when they hosted Saracens Mavericks on Sunday.

“If we could have had that momentum in the first half, it would have put us in a good space,” said Stars captain Liana Leota. “There is a lot of learning [to take].”

Severn Stars vs Saracens Mavericks – Quarter by Quarter Results

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 FT
severn stars ten 11 14 17 52
Saracens Mavericks 18 17 17 ten 62

In the 60 minutes, the home team missed 11 shots to the Mavericks’ six and couldn’t capitalize on the high number of penalties against the Mavericks.

For the visitors, Ine-Mari Venter continued to lead the way in their shooting circle, scoring 49 of their 62 goals, with Sasha Corbin carrying the charge feeding her.

Razia Quashie’s three interceptions, seven deflections and seven turnovers indicated that she continues to return to form after injury.




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