The sides finished the first quarter at 2-2 and it was 5-2 to Rotherham after two. Then the new champions really took charge, scoring seven in the third through Lucy Hobman (2), Amber Linney, Emma Jackson, Emily Crossley, Kate Parkin and Becky Lee.
Hat-tricks by Lucy Bullock, Grace Turner and Faye Poole helped Otter Lutra to a 13-8 win against Southampton.
In the women’s Super 5s at East Manchester Leisure Centre, Coventry hit back from 7-3 down to Otter in the last quarter to draw 7-7 thanks to three goals from Sophie Linney and one from Vicki Hawkins. It was the second time the teams had drawn this season in the Super 5s – and Otter’s third draw.
Liverpool Lizards beat Sheffield Sharks 7-3, controlling the final period with goals by Molly Boniface-Ashton (Photo: Trevor Hyde), Sophie Gilbert and Katie Hesketh.