June 2018 news
Elwiss has set her sights on Finals Day with Loughborough Lightning in the 2018 Kia Super League
After a promising debut campaign when the KSL was launched in 2016, reaching Finals Day in Chelmsford, Loughborough Lightning slipped to fourth in last year’s table, with two wins and three losses in their five matches.
Lightning looking to silence Thunder and secure Superleague Grand Final spot
Loughborough Lightning Netball are gearing up for the biggest home game in their history on Saturday 30th June, as they take on Manchester Thunder in a semi-final clash that sees a place in the Vitality Netball Superleague Grand Final up for grabs.
Lightning Netball secure home semi-final after a fiery battle at the box
Loughborough Lightning secured a home semi-final on Saturday night after a resounding 63-41 win over Surrey Storm. Competing in their first ever Netball London Live event at The Copper Box Arena, Lightning players and fans made the trip to the capital eager to secure the win that would allow them home court advantage in the play offs.
Hoggard and Machan complete Lightning Cricket backroom staff
Following on from Rob Taylor’s appointment as Loughborough Lightning Cricket Head Coach for the 2018 Kia Super League season, the franchise have confirmed that Matthew Hoggard will continue in his role, with Matt Machan completing the backroom staff.
Loughborough students gain Wimbledon internships
The Coaching and Volunteering Academy offer at Loughborough University has evolved significantly over recent years, aligned with our aim of providing every student at Loughborough with a sporting experience so positive it is life changing.
Griffin to take up role as Under 19s Head Coach for Lightning Netball
Loughborough Lightning Netball are pleased to announce the permanent appointment of Sam Griffin as their Under 19s Academy Head Coach.
Lightning Netball secure top four finish with resounding win over Benecos Mavericks
Loughborough Lightning secured their place in the semi-finals of the 2018 Vitality Netball Superleague on Saturday night after recording a 62-51 win over Benecos Mavericks. The win comes as Lightning’s tenth win in a row and their penultimate match of the regular season.
Loughborough University secures landmark deal with the Lawn Tennis Association
Loughborough University has been named as one of the UK’s first two National Academies for tennis, a major milestone in the development of British Tennis.
Loughborough Lightning steal last second victory to continue unbeaten run
Loughborough Lightning secured their ninth win in a row on Friday night in a nail biting encounter with Team Bath which saw the visiting side come away with a single point victory, winning 43 – 42.
Dobbin writes her name into the history books
For Beth Dobbin, and Scottish Athletics for that matter, Saturday 2nd June will go down in history.
A tale of two halves secures Lightning Netball’s eighth win on the trot
Loughborough Lightning Netball celebrated their eighth win in a row on Saturday night after a closely fought battle saw the home side steal a convincing 59-45 victory over visitors Severn Stars.