Superleague 2015: Manchester Thunder edge past Team Bath

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Reigning champions Manchester Thunder have already secured a play-off place

Manchester Thunder kept their unbeaten Superleague record but were pushed all the way by a spirited Team Bath.

The hosts were two points ahead after the first quarter on Monday but leaders Thunder pulled ahead at half-time and eventually took the game 40-37.

Tracey Neville's side have already secured a play-off place and will play their home semi at Manchester Arena.

There were also round 10 wins for Surrey Storm, Celtic Dragons and Hertfordshire Mavericks.

Storm beat Yorkshire Jets 69-56 to secure their eighth victory in 10 games, and inflicted a first defeat in six on their opponents.

Celtic Dragons moved off the bottom of the table after winning 55-48 against struggling Team Northumbria, who now occupy eighth place.

Meanwhile, Mavericks beat Loughborough Lightning 58-45.

Superleague standings
Goal differencePoints
Top four progress to play-offs
1Manchester Thunder15330
2Surrey Storm14224
3Yorkshire Jets4821
4Hertfordshire Mavericks6918
5Team Bath-1512
6Loughborough Lightning -466
7Celtic Dragons-1426
8Team Northumbria-1733

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