Lightning and Saints Women’s teams join forces


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PREMIER 15s side Loughborough Lightning have linked up with Premiership club Northampton Saints to create a joint women’s club team.
Loughborough Lightning will keep their name but, in a significant move in the development of the wome’s game, they will wear shirts bearing Saints’ crest.
Saints’ Franklin’s Gardens home will also host several Lightning fixtures.
Northampton say that at least three matches will be staged at Franklin’s Gardens this season.
Saints, who will be backing Loughborough financially, had faced pressure to create their o...

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