Yorkshire Jets and Hertfordshire Mavericks reach play-offs

Hertfordshire Mavericks v Celtic Dragons
Hertfordshire Mavericks reached the semi-finals last year but were knocked out by Surrey Storm

Yorkshire Jets and Hertfordshire Mavericks have secured the final two places in the Superleague play-offs with two games left to play.

The Jets, who finished seventh last season, beat Team Bath 55-44 on Thursday to claim a top-four spot.

Last year's losing semi-finalists Hertfordshire won 58-40 against Team Northumbria to seal their place.

Reigning champions and current leaders Manchester Thunder, and 2014 finalists Surrey Storm had already qualified.

Thunder beat Loughborough 57-29 on Saturday to remain unbeaten while Surrey thrashed Celtic Dragons 74-45.

Superleague standings
Goal differencePoints
Top four progress to play-offs
1Manchester Thunder18236
2Surrey Storm21430
3Hertfordshire Mavericks9624
4Yorkshire Jets5824
5Team Bath-3512
6Loughborough Lightning -549
7Celtic Dragons-2136
8Team Northumbria-2123

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