Superleague 2015: Celtic Dragons secure first victory of season

Chelsea Lewis
Chelsea Lewis represented Wales at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Celtic Dragons claimed their first victory of the 2015 Superleague campaign by beating Loughborough Lightning 53-52 on Monday.

The teams were level with 20 seconds to go but a late Chelsea Lewis goal sealed a dramatic win for the Welsh club.

The Dragons moved off the bottom of the table on goal difference, with Team Northumbria replacing them after their 58-49 defeat by Yorkshire Jets.

Elsewhere, Manchester Thunder and Surrey Storm were both victorious.

Leaders Thunder kept up their unbeaten record with a 56-43 win over Hertfordshire Mavericks, while Storm thrashed Team Bath 61-39 to move back into second place.

Superleague Round Nine results
16 March: Celtic Dragons 53-52 Loughborough Lightning16 March: Yorkshire Jets 58-49 Team Northumbria
16 March: Hertfordshire Mavericks 43-56 Manchester Thunder17 March: Surrey Storm 61-39 Team Bath

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