In the regular second final match, Team Northumbria won in the tie-break although Durham led 0-2 in sets (22-25, 20-25, 27-25, 25-21, 15-10) and secured the golden set. But n the decisive set Durhman won 15-13.
Durham came out fighting with big swings from Bruna Bond at the net putting Northumbria under pressure. Serving substitute Kayla Bastian gave Northumbria a three-point advantage but they fell short after hitting errors from Tokarenko brought the score level before Durham took the deciding point, golden set, and League Final Title.
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