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The Vitality Netball Superleague is back for Round 12 with another tantalising round of games as we head to towards an exciting end of the season.

Round 11 saw the race for the top four hot up, while the leading two both grabbed crucial victories to set up some important fixtures this weekend.

The round begins on Friday night as Surrey Storm look to make it five wins in a row as they square off against Team Bath live on Sky Sports YouTube at 7.30pm.

Saturday also sees Saracens Mavericks welcome Celtic Dragons to the Hertfordshire Sports Village as they bid for a top four place while Severn Stars travel to the unbeaten Manchester Thunder.

Then to conclude an action packed weekend, we have Monday Night Netball as Leeds Rhinos take on Strathclyde Sirens live on Sky Sports Arena and Sky Sports Mix, while Team Bath play their second game of the round against third-placed London Pulse.

If you are heading to a game, watching at home or on the move, make sure to stay updated with all the action by following @NetballSL on Twitter and Instagram.

Here’s how and where to follow every game from Round 12:

Surrey Storm vs Team Bath Netball, Round 12, Friday – live on Sky Sports Youtube  

Surrey Sports Park ­tickets available here 

Round 12 gets underway in Surrey in a crucial clash in the race for the top four.

Both sides sit just outside the play-off places, Storm only behind fourth-placed Mavericks on goal difference, with Bath three points behind.

The teams also both picked up wins in Round 11, Storm beating Severn Stars 68-52 while Bath overcame Strathclyde Sirens 57-40 meaning confidence will be high in both camps.

First centre pass is at 7.30pm with highlights on the VNSL YouTube channel. 

Saracens Maverick vs Celtic Dragons, Round 12, Saturday – live on Sky Sports YouTube 

Hertfordshire Sports Village – tickets available here 

Sky Sports will also be showing live coverage of Saracens Mavericks against Celtic Dragons on Saturday.

The Mavericks will be hoping to follow up their win against Wasps on Monday with victory over a Dragons side that ran Manchester Thunder close in Round 11.

Fans will also be hoping to see a first glimpse of Temalisi Fakahokotau on court after she made the bench against Wasps.

First centre pass is at 4pm, with coverage on Sky Sports YouTube, alongside highlights on the VNSL YouTube channel.

Manchester Thunder v Severn Stars, Round 12, Saturday 

Belle Vue – tickets available here 

Saturday’s other game sees Thunder look to maintain their invincible status as they take on Severn Stars at Belle Vue.

Thunder kept up their 100% record with victory over Dragons in Round 11, while Stars were edged out by Loughborough Lightning.

First centre pass is at 6pm and highlights are available on the VNSL YouTube channel. 

Leeds Rhinos v Strathclyde Sirens, Round 12, Monday – live on Sky Sports Arena and Sky Sports Mix 

Allam Sports Centre – tickets available here 

Monday Night Netball then sees Leeds Rhinos take on Strathclyde Sirens.

Rhinos sit just three points outside the play-off spots and know a win will strengthen their top-four hopes, while Sirens will be looking to close the gap between themselves and the chasing pack for those elusive top four spots.

First centre pass is at 5.30pm with coverage live on Sky Sports Arena and Sky Sports Mix from 5pm and highlights available on the VNSL YouTube channel. 

Team Bath Netball v London Pulse, Round 12, Monday 

Team Bath Arena ­tickets available here 

The final game of Round 12 sees London Pulse travel west to take on Team Bath.

Pulse sit third in the table and will hope to grab another win to solidify their claims for a place in the top four, while Team Bath will know a win would be a huge boost to their own play-off ambitions.

Bath will have already played on Friday against Surrey Storm, while Pulse come into the game off the back of a 64-44 defeat to Loughborough Lightning.

First centre pass is at 7.30pm with highlights available on the VNSL YouTube channel. 

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