Source: Julian Thompson

Bess Heath Hits Her Second ‘Fifty’

Northern Diamonds v Loughborough Lightning at Chester-le-Street, Durham (SEAT Unique Riverside) on June 1 (14h30) Keeper Bess Heath (pictured) hit her second ‘Fifty’ of the contest for Diamonds: the match later decided by the final ball. Partnered by Sterre Kalis (NL), Heath and Kalis shared a record opening stand for Diamonds, of 93 runs. Despite the

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Lauren Bell Best Bowling Figures Give Vipers Second Home Win

Southern Vipers v Loughborough Lightning at Southampton (Ageas Bowl) on May 18 (18h30) Returning career-best bowling figures, Lauren Bell skittled Lightning’s top-order batters, only three of whom made double-figures. By comparison, Vipers lost fewer wickets and five players made double figures. Vipers bowling attack precipitated Lightning’s batting collapse, so that only one player made a

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Lauren Winfield-Hill Hits Top Score For Diamond’s Win

Loughborough Lightning v Northern Diamonds – Loughborough (Haslegrave) on May 14 Diamonds made a dream power play start (57/1 after 6 overs) as Lauren Winfield-Hill bagged top-score-to-date in the first round of the Charlotte Edwards Cup. The highlight of Winfield-Hill’s ‘whirlwind’ 96 runs (from 51 balls) came during Diamonds’ 14th over, when Scotland’s Kathryn Bryce

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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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