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Battle of the Boroughs – Leonas beat Brooklyn (10/29)

On an unseasonably warm, late October day, the Village Lions took on the Brooklyn Women for their second meeting this Fall on Randall’s Island.  The Leonas were the first of the three Lions’ sides to take the pitch that Saturday with an explosive start from the kick-off.  They opened the scoring early, and would continue […]

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Leonas Fall Short to Rivals Monmouth (10/08)

On Saturday, October 8th, the Village Lions hosted the Monmouth women’s rugby team at Randall’s Island. Often a closely-contested match, this was no exception, and although Monmouth kept the lead for the entire match, the Lions had periods where they looked to be the more threatening team offensively. Silent Force Amanda Manu made her presence […]

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No sleep for Brooklyn; Leonas go 2-0 (9/24)

On a sunny, breezy, early Fall day at Randall’s Island, the Brooklyn Women hosted the Village Lions Women for their second league match of the season. The Lions opened the scoring early, with Silent Force Theresa (T) Cassano plowing over the line from the base of a ruck, wing Margo Smith converting the try. Second […]

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D3’s Disco dances around Old Maroon (9/17)

Sometimes finishes can be so tight that it’s impossible not to cycle through a wide range of emotions as the clock ticks down its final minutes. On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, the D3 Village Lions had their chances to come out with a victory in a highly contested match against Old Maroon but in the […]

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Leonas burn Danbury 59-0 (9/10/16)

The general consensus from all teams playing at Randall’s Island (and most of the fans) on 9/10 was that it was oppressively hot.  The temperature said 88 degrees Fahrenheit but the real feel was 4th circle of Hell.   It wasn’t a flawless start for the Leonas, getting back into the Fifteens flow took about 12 […]

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Village Lions announce partnership with Tiger Rugby

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Village Lions RFC announce partnership with Tiger Rugby. New York, New York – June 09, 2016 – With training facilities in Columbus, Ohio and Pinehurst, North Carolina, the mission of Tiger Rugby has been to identify and develop players to play at the international level. “This new alliance with Tiger Rugby is going to […]

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