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Lightning beat league leaders Surrey Stars

Loughborough Lightning travelled south to The Kia Oval for their final group game of the 2017 Kia Super League, running out convincing winners over league leaders Surrey Stars. The hosts were unbeaten heading into their final league game, knowing a win would see them head into Finals as favourites, whilst Lightning required a win to

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Women’s Rugby League Weekly Round up 20th August

In the Women’s Super League on Sunday Thatto Heath St Helens hosted Castleford Tigers Ladies and the home side put on an impressive display to win 64-4. Thatto’s Rachel Thompson topped the try scoring charts for the afternoon with four, closely followed by Faye Gaskin who scored three. Charlotte Hill scored twice and there were

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Source: Loughborough Lightning

Vipers break KSL record to get the better of Loughborough Lightning

Following a disappointing performance in the first game of the 2017 Kia Super League against Western Storm, Loughborough Lightning looked to bounce back against last year’s champions, Southern Vipers on Tuesday afternoon. It was Vipers who came out on top however, after setting a KSL record of 180-2, Lightning unable to chase them down. With

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Source: Thatto Heath

Women’s Rugby League Weekly Round up 13th August

On Sunday in the Women’s Super League Bradford Bulls Women welcomed Castleford Tigers Ladies and the home side dominated throughout to earn a 72-18 victory. Four Bradford players were on the score sheet twice; Amy Hardcastle,  Kirsty Moroney, Jess Courtman and Rhiannon Marshall. There were further tries from Cheryl Armitage, Charlotte Booth, Lisa Taylor, Stacey

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Source: Loughborough University

Lightning have plenty to work on after opening day Storm loss

Loughborough Lightning kick-started their Kia Super League campaign with an away fixture against Western Storm at Somerset County Ground, eventually losing out by five wickets. The game was played as a double-header with the men’s fixture between Somerset and Kent, as is the case with many of the KSL games this season, allowing live broadcast

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Kate Cross out of Roses clash

Lancashire Thunder will be without England seamer Kate Cross for today’s Kia Super League match against Yorkshire Diamonds at Headingley. Cross has sustained an injury to her hip flexor. It is hoped that she will be available for selection for Thunder’s second match, when they host Surrey Stars at Emirates Old Trafford on Wednesday August

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