September 2020 news
Lightning’s pack gets a boost as Bourke signs on the line
Loughborough Lightning have strengthened their pack with the signing of Hooker Gill Bourke ahead of the 20/21 season.
Aine Staunton signs for Lightning
Loughborough Lightning are thrilled to welcome versatile back Aine Staunton to their roster ahead of the 20/21 season.
Nathan Smith departs from Loughborough Rugby
Loughborough Students RFC can confirm that Men’s forwards Coach Nathan Smith will be leaving Loughborough, as he embarks on a new venture.
Sarah Bryce scores 136* as Lightning finish on a high in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy.
Lightning finish the Rachael Heyhoe flint trophy on a high as they clinch the win against Central Sparks at Grace road. A score of 136* from Sarah Bryce lead the team to a tournament all time high score of 303 and to a final victory of the 2020 season.
Goulden signs for Lightning
Loughborough Lightning are thrilled to announce that Lizzie Goulden will be joining the squad ahead of the 2020/21 season.
Hartley star of the show as Lightning crumble in Liverpool
After Friday’s win, Lightning had great expectations as they headed to Liverpool to take on Thunder for the second time this season. Thunder’s captain Hartley had other ideas however, thundering her way through the Lightning batting line-up she took 4 wickets and crushed any hope of Lightning win, with her side bowling the side out for 116 in the 39th over.
Lightning Strike at New Road as they record their first victory in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint trophy
Lightning Strikes for the first time in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint trophy! A three wicket haul from Presland and a 4th 50 run score this tournament from Sarah Bryce, helps their side take a 6 run win over Central Sparks.
Nancy Harman eager to help lightning record first RHF trophy win
Loughborough University engineering student Nancy Harman has featured in all three of Lightning’s Rachael Heyhoe Flint matches thus far and will be hoping to make her mark against Central Sparks on Friday and take vengeance against Thunder in Sunday’s return fixture.
England 7’s duo Brown and Rowland join Lightning ahead of 2020/2021 season
Loughborough Lightning Rugby has bolstered its side with the signing of England 7’s duo Abbie Brown and Helena Rowland, who join the squad ahead of the 2020/21 Premier 15s season.
Huge medal haul as Loughborough athletes shine at the British Championships
In any other year, the start of September would signal the start of an athlete’s end of season break, but for this, anything but normal year, the 4th and 5th September marked the date of the rearranged 2020 British Athletics Championships.
Loughborough University to partner with Chelsea Football Club
Loughborough University and Chelsea Football Club have agreed a partnership which will see both organisations work closely together.