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Vitality Netball Super League

After 17 gruelling rounds of Vitality Netball Superleague action, we are yet to complete the Final Four line-up as Team Bath and Surrey Storm battle it out for the last remaining spot.

It is the team in blue and gold who hold the advantage as they know that avoiding defeat on Saturday evening will guarantee them a place in the season finale.

However, they face an incredibly tricky challenge in the form of Wasps Netball. The Superleague debutants confirmed their place in the Final Four with victory over Celtic Dragons in Round 17.

Hoping to capitalise on any slip-up will be Storm. They sit three points behind Bath but with an almost identical goal average, meaning that a Bath loss and Storm success will most likely see the 2016 champions qualify.

Standing in their way is the small matter of table topping Loughborough Lightning.

They travel to the East Midlands knowing that they must inflict just a second defeat of the season on their hosts in order to stand any chance of making Finals weekend.

The Sky Sports cameras will be there to capture this crucial clash LIVE from 5:45pm on Sky Sports Mix.

A fantastic victory over Storm last weekend saw Sirens confirm a very respectable sixth place finish in their inaugural Superleague campaign.

They welcome Hertfordshire Mavericks on Thursday evening looking to end the season on a high in front of their home fans.

Another team hoping to finish with a flourish are Celtic Dragons. They welcome fellow strugglers Team Northumbria on Saturday afternoon going in search of a morale boosting second win of 2017.

A Team Bath win on Saturday could also shake up the Final Four fixtures as victory would take them up to third place if Manchester Thunder fail to defeat Severn Stars.

The 2014 title holders must close out their regular season with a win to guarantee a top three finish and a semi-final match against Wasps at the Final Four.

Stay updated with the latest scores and news from the Vitality Netball Superleague by following the official @NetballSL twitter account.

Round 18 fixtures

Thursday 1st June:

Sirens v Mavericks, 5:30pm

Saturday 3rd June:

Dragons v Northumbria, 2pm

Wasps v Bath, 5pm

Thunder v Stars, 5pm

Lightning v Storm, 6pm, LIVE on Sky Sports Mix from 5:45pm

You can stay up to date no matter where you are this season by downloading the fabulous new Vitality Netball Superleague app now!

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