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Tyrrells Round 11 – Quins stun Lightning

Tyrrells Round 11 – Quins v Lightning – Saturday 8 December In the reverse game (Round 3), Quins came unstuck in the rain. This time round they would be as near full strength as makes little difference. They had seven England caps on the field plus two other internationals, Konkel (Scotland) and Sommer (USA). Against

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Wasps looking to regain momentum

Wasps continue their battle to maintain position in the play-off spots in the Tyrrell’s Premier 15s as they host Firwood Waterloo. Following a frustrating loss to high flying Loughborough Lightning, Wasps will be looking to regain momentum into the new year. Wasps find themselves in fourth spot in the Tyrrell’s Premier 15s but some 11

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Lightning gear up for Harlequins test

After returning to winning ways last week Loughborough Lightning Rugby will look to continue where they left off last weekend as they head south to face Harlequins Ladies. The game, which forms part of a double header with Lightning 2’s, who also take on Harlequins 2’s in the Development League, will be held on Saturday

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Tyrrells Round 10 – Wasps come up short

Wasps game against Lightning at Loughborough represented their fourth loss out of four to a side placed above them in the table. This was a hard-fought battle in the wet, just the sort of day to welcome in the month of December. When Lightning lost their Canadian prop Daleaka Menin early on to injury, it gave the Amber-and-Blacks

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Loughborough return to winning ways

Lightning return to winning ways, putting in a dominant performance at home against 4th place Wasps. The final score came to 28–10, and the result reflected the clinical nature of the home side. The tempo of the game was set straight away by Lightning, with Hunter leading from the front, scoring in the 3rd minute

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Black Ferns crowned champions in Dubai

A brace of tries from HSBC Player of the Final Tyla Nathan-Wong secured a fourth title in seven years for New Zealand at the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2018 on Friday. New Zealand had to work hard for their 26-14 victory over Canada, who were playing in their first Cup final at The Sevens

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Richmond aim to build on Bristol win

After coming from 22-7 down at the break to secure a brilliant 24-22 victory against Bristol Bears last weekend, Richmond are on the hunt for a third win of the season as they make the long trip up to Firwood Waterloo this Sunday. The hosts had a tight game of their own last weekend, scraping

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