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Wasps Netball

38 - 34

Saracens Mavericks

Match Details

12th April 2021
Round 10 & 11
Studio 001
Report Stats

Match Results

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Quarter 1 2 3 4 Goals
Wasps Netball
7
9
9
13
38
Saracens Mavericks
9
11
7
7
34

Team Stats

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Saracens Mavericks
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Saracens Mavericks
38 Goals 34
4 Missed Shots 11
35 Penalties 50
0 Rebounds - Offensive 4
4 Rebounds - defensive 3
3 Intercepts 4
11 Deflections 15
10 Turnovers 13
5 Unforced Error 12

Performance Stats

Wasps Netball Saracens Mavericks
Player Position G M P OR DR I D T UE Caution
Starters
Goal Shooter 27 2 1 - - - - - 2 -
Goal Attack 11 2 - - - - 1 - 1 -
Wing Attack - - 5 - - - 1 - - -
Centre - - 3 - - 1 4 2 2 -
Goal Defence - - 1 - - - - - - -
Goal Defence - - 14 - 1 1 - 2 - -
Goal Keeper - - 10 - 3 1 3 5 - -
Goal Attack - - - - - - - - - -
Centre - - 1 - - - 2 1 - -
Centre - - - - - - - - - -
Wing Defence - - - - - - - - - -
Goal Defence - - - - - - - - - -
Total 38 4 35 0 4 3 11 10 5
Player Position G M P OR DR I D T UE Caution
Starters
Goal Shooter 12 5 2 1 - - 1 1 1 -
Goal Attack 19 5 3 3 - - 4 - 1 -
Wing Attack - - 2 - - - 1 1 3 -
Centre - - 6 - - - 1 - 2 -
Wing Defence - - 4 - - 2 2 3 3 -
Goal Defence - - 16 - 1 1 2 3 1 -
Goal Keeper - - 16 - 2 1 3 4 1 -
Goal Shooter 3 1 - - - - - - - -
Centre - - - - - - - - - -
Centre - - - - - - - - - -
Goal Attack - - - - - - - - - -
Goal Defence - - 1 - - - 1 1 - -
Total 34 11 50 4 3 4 15 13 12
Wasps say goodbye to Wakefield with win over Saracens Mavericks

Action shot during the Vitality Super League match between Wasps Netball and Saracens Mavericks at Studio 001, Wakefield, England on 12th April 2021.

Wasps’ 75th league fixture and final game at Production Park Studio 001 this season ended with a 38-34 win over Saracens Mavericks.

Wasps backed up their win over Celtic Dragons on Sunday with a second victory of their weekend double-header against Mavericks on Monday evening.

There was good defence from both sides at the start of the match, as it took almost a minute and half for the first goal of the encounter, that came from Wasps. Saracens continued their strong defensive work as they opened up a three-goal lead. It was a low scoring first period in all, as Saracens Mavericks lead 9-7 at the end of the first quarter.

There was an early change for Wasps towards the end of the first quarter, as Lily-May Catling was replaced. Amy Flanagan moved from centre to wing defence, and Mizuno Player of the Match Iona Christian came on at centre.

Mavericks continued their strong start in the second quarter as they extended their lead to five-goals at its highest point, thanks to some fantastic turnovers. Wasps didn’t let the game get away from them though and were behind 16-20 at the interval.

At the start of the third, a successful hoist from Fran Williams and Josie Huckle, started the comeback for Wasps and they pulled the lead back to one-goal with some more turnovers. The tightly fought match continued, as the third quarter ended with the score 27-25 to Mavericks.

Wasps quickly levelled things up at the start of the fourth quarter at 27-27. Wasps then took the lead as they used their momentum to take a 32-27 lead, after stopping Mavericks from scoring a goal for the first six-minutes of the final quarter. Wasps continued to dominate with a 10-1 points swing making it 36-29. Wasps took the win 38-34 in the end.

Wasps Head Coach Mel Mansfield said: "They are really putting me through it this season, but I am really pleased to get the win. We were really clear with them at half time, we knew we were still in the game. We had made 10 errors in the first quarter alone, but were still just a few goals behind, so we just had to make the girls believe we were still in it.

"They really came out and played well in that last quarter. I was absolutely delighted. I am thrilled for Iona, what a game she had today when she came on. It was a brave call, to make that change within the first quarter. It was tough to do, Lily-May was playing well, but we injected Iona to make a difference at our attacking end and it worked."

Saracens Mavericks Head Coach Kat Ratnapala said: "To be playing as we were and still ahead after three quarters, we were lucky. We can’t afford to have a start like we did, with our error count and win games. They were unforced errors; we were killing ourselves out there at times.

"It’s so disappointing, so I’m just gutted for them. I thought Gabby Marshall was outstanding today and Jo Trip was as well, but we just weren’t good enough all-round. We need to go back and have a long hard look at ourselves and we’ll come back fighting."

Mizuno Player of the Match: Iona Christian (Wasps).

Match report from Wasps.

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