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Is Twinning Winning? – Saints link with Lightning

Now Northampton Saints have jumped on the bandwagon. They announce a partnership with Loughborough Lightning which parallels the link between Leicester Tigers and Lichfield published last month – except that Lichfield had been rejected when the Premier 15s was set up in 2017. Lightning are one of two campus-based clubs in the league, the other

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Source: Wasps

Wasps work hard for win over Loughborough Lightning

Wasps produced a composed display in difficult conditions to seal a 33-27 victory in the development league. The hosts were pushed hard by a strong Loughborough side but sealed a five try victory, including a double for Kendall Templeman. The hosts started brightly showing great patience close to the opposition try line. Eventually Johanna Dombrowski

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Source: Loughborough Lightning

Clinical Lightning score 14 tries against Waterloo

It was a clinical Lightning side that took to the pitch at Loughborough this afternoon, putting 14 tries past the Firwood Waterloo defence, securing a 76-8 bonus point win. Lightning set the pace from the get-go, pressuring the Waterloo defence, taking only minutes for Ellen Ramsbottom to cross the line. Waterloo responded quickly choosing to

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Emily Scarratt joins Loughborough Lightning

Loughborough Lightning Rugby are excited to announce that England’s all-time leading point-scorer Emily Scarratt will be joining the squad. After a very successful period in the England Women Sevens programme, including captaining Team GB at the Rio Olympics, representing Team England in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and Rugby World Cup Sevens, Scarratt will make the

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