Speaking With… Andrew Britt, Head Coach

Orchestrating the Lions’ scintillating playoff run has been head coach Andrew Britt, a New Zealander who came to the Lions in a unique way. Britt and his coaches, Quentin O’Brien and Keith Friedlander, have pushed the Lions to great heights, with another big hurdle this weekend in Albany, the Lions facing Mystic Rugby for the […]

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Lions D2 go 5-3-1, Sit in 3rd Place

The Fall 2015 season saw the Lions get back to form under new coach Britt Andrew. Following a spring playoff defeat to Old Blue, the Lions finished the League season with a 5-3-1 record, including wins over Old Blue and taking back the Village Cup with a 40-29 win over New York. Holding third place […]

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Is it really over?! Thank you, WCB 16 Supporters!

Thank YOU for being a part of the Village Lions RFC’s  3rd Annual White Collar Boxing event last Friday. We are delighted to announce that we raised over $65,000 for the Village Lions and The Bowery Mission, and our 18 boxers bravely stepped into the ring in front of a sold out crowd, for 9 of the […]

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A Swift One with Men’s Captain Matthew Mullen

We spoke with Lions’ Men’s Captain Matt Mullen at the close of the year to reflect on 2015 and look ahead to the spring Things really seemed to click this fall, what do you attribute that too? The most prominent reason is the change in coaching staff. It really was a group effort and Andrew […]

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Looking Back to 2010: Lions Win the Northeast

The Lions marked the 5th Anniversary of the 2010 Championship Season at the 2015 Lions Awards. The Rugby Report looks a back at that run to the final… It was the culmination of many years work, polished off with a dose of Aussie influence. It was 5 years ago and it was a banner year for the Lions as […]

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Men’s D3 In Rebuilding Phase

It was tough going this Fall for the bloodline of the club, our D3 side. Our newcomers showed promise; something to build on. But the results just did not come our way. “The D3 side battled away admirably,” shared Coach Britt. “However, we really suffered from player depth in key positions. Often the team would […]

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Lions Men Reach for the Top in 7s

Now in his 10th year of coaching the Lions 7s program – and 15th year overall – Dr. John Greally has set the bar high for preparation, performance and results. Competing in the elite division of the northeast national qualifier bracket this summer, the Lions now consistently challenge for top honors with the top 4 […]

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