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Seven Loughborough Lightning players called into England squad

No fewer than seven Loughborough Lightning Rugby players have received the call up for the England Women’s training camp being held at Loughborough University later this week. Captain Sarah Hunter is naturally part of the squad, as is her fellow alumna Justine Lucas, who joined Lightning at the start of the season. Another new recruit

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Loughborough’s Briggs to take up coaching role in Tasmania

Loughborough University is pleased that Women’s Cricket Head Coach Salliann Briggs will take the next step in her cricket coaching career as Head Coach of Cricket Tasmania’s women’s teams. Although naturally disappointed to see her leave Loughborough, the University is delighted that Briggs is taking up a high profile role, having established and driven forward

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Scimitar Storm launch performance 7s programme

Leading invitational 7s team Scimitar Exiles are launching a high performance 7s programme supported by Loughborough Sport under the name of Scimitar Storm. The programme will develop both male and female players at Loughborough. Six current students across the men’s and women’s game have England 7s contracts and the Scimitar Storm programme will work closely

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Lightning win after 2nd half comeback

Loughborough Lightning Rugby celebrated their second victory of the season on Saturday after a thrilling 30-19 win over visitors Firwood Waterloo. Both teams began their season campaigns as newcomers to the league, Lightning as a new team in its entirety and Waterloo moving up after topping the Championship table and whilst neither side boast a

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World Cup Captain Sarah Hunter to join Loughborough

Loughborough Sport are delighted to announce that England Red Roses Captain Sarah Hunter will join Lightning as assistant coach and player in the inaugural Tyrells Premier 15s competition starting next week. Having Captained England in the world cup final in August, where England narrowly missed out on the win, Hunter has had her fair share

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Jessica Ennis-Hill begins title defence at Loughborough

Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will kick-start the defence of her Olympic heptathlon title at the Loughborough International Athletics (LIA) match on Sunday 22nd May. Ennis-Hill has long been a fan of competing at Loughborough University, having used the LEAP meeting as her final tune-up before Olympic glory in London four years ago. In her first

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England Netball to continue to use Loughborough University as training base

Loughborough University has announced that England Netball will continue to use its facilities for senior team training. Following an extremely positive preparation camp prior to winning bronze at the Netball World Cup in Australia this summer, Tracey Neville and her squad will continue to use the University as their base until at least January 2016. Commencing

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