A bumper bank holiday weekend will see all teams face another double-header as the race for a spot in the Final Four reaches a crucial stage.
At the top of the table, Loughborough Lightning could be the first team to clinch their place at the finals weekend Manchester.
They will have their work cut out though as they welcome an in-form Wasps Netball team in a top of the table clash on Saturday before travelling to Sirens on Monday, a side tough to beat at home.
There is also an outside chance that Wasps could book their spot in the Final Four this weekend but they would need to overcome Lightning, defeat Severn Stars and hope Team Bath slip-up to guarantee a place.
At the other end of the table it is all or nothing for Celtic Dragons. Defeat to Manchester Thunder would all but extinguish their outside hope of the top four on Saturday afternoon.
A further loss to Hertfordshire Mavericks on Bank Holiday Monday would confirm they couldn’t progress.
The same fete could befell Team Northumbria. With two tricky games against Sirens and Thunder over the weekend, anything but two wins will more than likely end their faint 2017 title hopes.
Manchester Thunder take on the two basement teams over the weekend and will be confident of strengthening their hold of a top four place and taking a couple of steps close to the Final Four.
A lot of focus is now switching to that coveted fourth and final qualification spot.
Surrey Storm are currently occupying that position but they face two opponents snapping at their heels in Rounds 12 and 13.
The first clash is live on Sky Sports this Saturday as the first ever ‘Battle at the Box’ is played. Hertfordshire Mavericks take over the Copper Box as the local derby is re-ignited.
Following this on Monday, they welcome Team Bath to Guildford in a pivotal clash as the teams currently in 4th and 5th respectively head into battle.
Two other sides who are hoping for a late season run into the top four are Sirens and Severn Stars.
Sirens have the advantage of two home fixtures this weekend and will be hoping to make full use of this when they take on Northumbria and Lightning.
It will be a trickier double-header for Stars as they face travelling to Bath on Friday night before facing Wasps away live on Sky Sports on Monday evening.
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Round 12 fixtures
Friday 28th April
Bath v Stars, 7:45pm
Saturday 29th April:
Sirens v Northumbria, 2pm
Dragons v Thunder, 4pm
Mavericks v Storm, 6pm, LIVE on Sky Sports Mix from 5:45pm
Lightning v Wasps, 7pm
Round 13 fixtures
Monday 1st May:
Storm v Bath, 3pm
Dragons v Mavericks, 4pm
Wasps v Stars, 6pm, LIVE on Sky Sports Mix from 5:45pm
Thunder v Northumbria, 7:30pm
Sirens v Lightning, 7:45pm
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