Loughborough Women's MCCU depart for Spain
On the 9th April, 12 of our MCCU women's players head out to Desert Springs for a 5-day preseason training camp ahead of a busy summer of cricket.
Naomi Matthews awarded debut Ireland selection
Loughborough University Sports Science and Maths student Naomi Matthews has been awarded her first senior place in the Ireland Cricket squad.
Lightning Strikes with seven players making the WT20 Finals
Loughborough Lightning have been well represented this WT20 with seven players across three international sides; England, Australia and New Zealand.
Dunkley, Gordon and Smith shine on England debuts
England Cricket are currently in the midst of the World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies and starring for the first-time are current students Kirstie Gordon and Sophia Dunkley as well as alumna Linsey Smith.
Students and alumnae named in Women’s World Twenty20 squad
Current Loughborough students Kirstie Gordon and Sophia Dunkley have been named in a 15 strong England squad that will go for glory at the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in the West Indies next month. Joining the pair, who will make their England debuts, are eight alumnae plus Lightning player Jenny Gunn, meaning almost 75% of the squad have a Loughborough connection.
Lightning edge Vipers in Kia Super League thriller
Lightning Cricket continued their outstanding run of form in the 2018 Kia Super League, player of the match Elyse Villani hitting a six with the third last ball of the game to clinch victory
Lightning crush Diamonds in first home game of the KSL season
Playing in front of the a strong home crowd, Lightning made it 3 wins from 4 in the KSL
Adams, Gordon and Norris make Lightning switch
Georgia Adams, Tara Norris and Kirstie Gordon have all made the move to Loughborough Lightning ahead of the 2018 Kia Super League season, which gets underway at the end of the month.
Lightning Cricket trio return for 2018
Loughborough Lightning stalwarts Sonia Odedra, Lucy Higham and Abi Freeborn are the latest names to be confirmed in the Loughborough University sides’ final squad for the 2018 Kia Super League (KSL), which gets underway in July.
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.
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.