Manchester Giants v London Lions - Ben Eaves in action

THE Giants’ late rally came to nothing as London Lions grabbed victory at the Sportsdome.

The Giants stayed close to their visitors in the first quarter (18-20) and were only 47-41 down at half-time.

The Lions had a strong third period to go into the fourth 71-61 up. But the Giants fought back and narrowed a deficit that had been as wide as 12 to just four points with 3.23