Lightning return to profitable methods; Thunder stays on high

 Lightning return to winning ways;  Thunder stays on top

Manchester Thunder stays on the high of the Vitality Netball Superleague desk. Final yr’s champion Loughborough Lightning sits behind them in second place; Spherical 12 begins Friday night time with Surrey Storm vs. Group Tub Netball reside on Sky Sports activities on YouTube

Final replace: 04/06/22 5:13 PM

Loughborough Lightning won both of their matches in Round 11 (Image Source: Ben Lumley)

Loughborough Lightning received each of their matches in Spherical 11 (Picture Supply: Ben Lumley)

Loughborough Lightning is again in profitable methods in Spherical 11 of the Vitality Netball Superleague, whereas Manchester Thunder maintains their 100 per cent document.

After Spherical 10 had two matches postponed because of circumstances of Covid-19 contained in the camps, this newest spherical of the Vitality Netball Superleague was in a position to totally compete.

After six matches, the Manchester Thunder maintained their lead by three factors, forward of final yr’s champion Loughborough Lightning. London Pulse is third whereas Saracens Mavericks is presently fourth within the complement.

On the different finish of the desk, Celtic Dragons and Severn Stars have received just one recreation per season this season and are within the backside two locations.

Spherical 12 begins Friday night time with Surrey Storm versus Group Tub Netball at Surrey Sports activities Park. The match might be broadcast reside on Sky Sports activities on YouTube.

The Saracens Mavericks assembly with the Celtic Dragons is the opposite recreation to be broadcast on Saturday afternoon, forward of the Leeds Rhinos Netball vs Strathclyde Sirens reside on Sky Sports activities Principal Occasion Monday night time.

Vitality Netball Superleague – Spherical 11 Outcomes

London Pulse 44-64 Loughborough Lightning
Strathclyde Sirens 40-57 Group Tub Netball
Celtic Dragons 50-59 Manchester Thunder
Sari Storm 68-52 Severn Stars
Muslims Mavericks 62-43 wasps
Loughborough Lightning 62-54 Leeds Rhinos Netball

Within the opening match of Spherical 10, Lightning produced an distinctive first quarter on the Copper Field Enviornment to maintain the match out of the London Pulse’s attain. The rating 20-6 after quarter-hour put Lightning on their approach to victory, even permitting them to lose the ultimate quarter 14-12.

Mary Chulock’s shot offered 53 of the 64 targets for Lightning they usually additionally managed to beat Nat Panagarry who had sustained an damage through the match.

Then, towards Leeds Rhinos Netball on Monday night time, Victoria Burgess took benefit of the second quarter to reclaim the lead and end sturdy at Sir David Wallace Enviornment.

Final yr’s champions had been Panajari, Ella Clark and Ella Bowen by way of damage and sickness, however they’re spending the weekend in Spherical 12 earlier than the Easter double-header break.

Loughborough Lightning vs Leeds Rhinos Netball – Quarter to Quarter Scores

x 1 Q 2 Q3 Q 4 FT
Loughborough Lightning fifteenth 19 fifteenth 13 62
Leeds Rhinos Netball 17 10 16 11 54

On Sunday afternoon, Surrey Storm overcame a slower begin to defeat the Severn Stars at Surrey Sports activities Park.

The celebrities got here out of the blocks, with their highly effective shoot-em-up partnership between Cat Tuivaiti and Paige Reed inflicting issues for Alima Priest and Leah Middleton.

With Tuivaiti and Reed on the fore, the previous has managed to supply its personal distinct no-look passes and trademark aptitude. Reed’s understanding of her teammate’s work enabled the guests to maneuver ahead and make a four-goal lead on their first layover.

Nevertheless, Surrey Storm’s final Proscovia Peace purpose within the final second was an indication of what was to come back from the house crew.

Within the second quarter, Stars expanded their lead fairly a bit earlier than Storm started to search out peace and use their vary and skill to the fullest. The rating was 18-14 1 / 4 for Storm and a 31-30 benefit within the first half.

The Superstars made loads of adjustments within the first half as Twefite, Katie Harris, Iman Thomas and Di Polacuro all fell off the bench, whereas Storm settled again into their groove.

As a unit, Storm fed the group and netted 19 and 18 targets within the third and fourth quarters, enabling them to determine their authority over the match.

Elsewhere in Spherical 11, Tub Netball’s crew took probably the most factors from their journey to Glasgow. The outfit Anna Stimbridge wore produced 4 constant quarters and a stable defensive show that included 12 interceptions.

On the College of Essex, the Saracens Mavericks beat the Wasps of their signature recreation Monday night time and the Thunder’s nine-goal victory over the Celtic Dragons maintained their excellent document of the season.