Kat Ratnapala’s team came from behind to beat the two-time Superleague champions; coverage of the Vitality Netball Superleague continues on Sunday, June 13 with four matches streamed on the Sky Sports YouTube channel from 12pm
By Emma Thurston
Last Updated: 31/05/21 8:58pm
Saracens Mavericks’ first win over Wasps has blown open the Vitality Netball Superleague play-off race, with two rounds of the regular season to go.
After going into the fourth quarter four goals down, Mavericks produced a stunning final 12 minutes to overcome Wasps’ resilience and register a 41-37 victory.
Kat Ratnapala’s team are a side that have not reached the standards they expect of themselves so far this season, but they could gain significant momentum from this meeting with the two-time champions.
Team Bath Netball, Loughborough Lightning and Manchester Thunder have already booked semi-final spots and of the four teams still in contention for the remaining place, Mavericks have the greatest number of games left to play.
The first of their three contests is against Team Bath Netball, a side they have already beaten this season, while Wasps must dust themselves off before taking on Surrey Storm in Round 19.
More to follow…
Sky Sports is your home of netball. The Vitality Netball Superleague continues with Round 19 on Sunday, June 13 and four matches streamed back-to-back on the Sky Sports YouTube channel from 12pm.