Source: David Crawford / www.stillsport.com

Eight tries for Lightning in Premier 15s opener

Loughborough Lightning firmly cemented their feet in the brand new Tyrrell’s Premier 15s Women’s Rugby competition after a stellar performance on Saturday beating Worcester Valkyries 46 – 12. As one of the new teams to enter the league in its inaugural year, Lightning walked out on the pitch with a steely determination to prove themselves

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Gilbert announce sponsorship deal with Loughborough

Gilbert have announced that they have become Loughborough Sport’s official ball supplier for 2017/18. Gilbert are thrilled that Loughborough Sport have chosen to use Gilbert balls in both Netball and Rugby, and have stated that it is testament to the performance of its unrivalled ball engineering and design. Through the Netball partnership Gilbert will be

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Source: Mark Pritchard

Lacklustre Thunder win against battling Lightning 51-40

Manchester Thunder limped to an unconvincing victory over Loughborough Lightning.  The defending champions controlled the game for large patches, but Lightning offered significant resistance to Thunder’s noticeable off-colour attack. It is an attack that has been out of form in the past few Superleague rounds and Thunder will need to recapture their fire-power to beat

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Source: David Roper for Matchtight

Team Bath aim to finish season on a high

Team Bath Netball head coach Jess Thirlby is determined to finish the Superleague season on a high when Celtic Dragons visit the Sports Training Village for a televised fixture next week. A run of three away defeats in seven days, culminating in Easter Monday’s 51-45 reverse at improving Loughborough Lightning, mean Team Bath will not

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Source: Mark Pritchard

Thunder beat Lightning in a pulsating tie 68-52

Manchester Thunder won a pulsating tie against Loughborough Lighting to record their sixth win on the bounce. Thunder were facing the Superleague’s surprise package who will – especially on this performance – still have hopes of making the semi-finals this season. It wasn’t the prettiest of games and Loughborough matched Thunder at certain points in the

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Loughborough Lightning v Yorkshire Jets Preview

Lightning kick-off their Superleague campaign tonight when they take on Yorkshire Jets at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield.  It will be the first chance for Karen Atkinson to see her new squad in competitive action after a successful pre-season, which has seen strong performances against Surrey Storm, England U19′s, and the England Men’s Netball team.

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