Former GB captain Fran Leighton scored six as Rotherham Metro defeated Welsh Wanderers 12-5. Later, Rotherham triumphed 11-6 in the local derby clash with Sheffield Stingrays. Leighton scored four more and there were two goals each for Lucy Rodgers and Emma Jackson.
In men's Division 5, five-goal Archia Keyghobad helped set up Sheffield Dolphins' 13-8 Yorkshire derby success against Leeds.
Photo (Trevor Hyde): Sunderland goalkeeper Stephanie Kaiser in action against Nia Sanders, of Welsh Wanderers, in women's Division 3. Wanderers won 12-3.