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Lions at Buffalo 4/18 Match Report

Above: The Lions couldn’t crack top-seeded Buffalo’s defense in the Empire GU playoffs, falling 47-3. (Photo: Potted Plant Productions) Saturday, April 18: Village Lions 3, Buffalo 47 Following a strong win over Lansdowne, the Lions men continued their playoff run by traveling to Buffalo on April 18 to take on the top seed in the Empire GU. […]

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Lions vs. Lansdowne 4/11 Match Report

Above: The Lions compete for a lineout against Lansdowne. Saturday, April 11, 2015: Village Lions 65, Landsdowne 0 On a perfect spring day on Randall’s Island, the Lions took on Lansdowne for a wildcard spot in the Empire GU playoffs. Seeing the success of their D3 brethren in an earlier win over Princeton, the Lions […]

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April Newsletter

Above: Thanks to everyone who volunteered at Four Leaf 15s! We wouldn’t have been able to pull it off without your help Hell Gate 7s – Be Part of the 2015 Tournament Committee This year, Hell Gate 7s will be held on Randall’s Island on Saturday, July 11. In addition to the tournament returning to Randall’s, […]

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Leonas vs. Springfield 3/28 Match Report

Above: Nicole “2Tone” Caso practices her lineout moves. | Photo by Nadia Westenburg Saturday, March 28, 2015: Village Lions 94, Springfield 12 If you picture yourself in a some rugby-playing nations outside of the United States, telling any friend or family member that you won 94-12 will illicit the response, “What, were you playing the Blind School?” Truth be […]

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Lions at Old Blue 3/28 Match Report

Above: The Lions narrowly lost to Old Blue last fall after a held-up try at the death.  Saturday, March 28, 2015: Village Lions 20, Old Blue 26 On March 28, the Village Lions visited Old Blue for the first round of the Empire GU playoffs. While the Lions fell just short, this match did not disappoint in […]

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Leonas vs. Boston 3/21 Match Report

Above: The Lions kick off against Boston. | Photo by JJ Darling (jjdarling.com) Saturday, March 21, 2015: Village Lions 5, Boston 55 As the referee said after the game, “The effort and style of play was not reflected in the scoreline.” After a long day of volunteering for the Four Leaf 15s tournament, the Lions were […]

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Congrats to our #FourLeaf15s Winners

Thanks to all of our 2015 Four Leaf 15s tournament participants! Check out some of the best shots of the day courtesy of Village Lion JJ Darling, who took over our Instagram account during the tournament! Congrats to our cup winners: High School Boys: Greenwich Rugby (A-side) Men’s College: West Point Army Rugby Women’s College: Cornell Women’s Rugby Men’s […]

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Four Leaf 15s Tournament – March 21

Above: Photo by Emmanuel Huybrechts/Wikimedia Commons Registration for the Village Lions’ 12th annual #FourLeaf15s tournament is now closed. We’re looking forward to seeing all 60-plus teams on Saturday, March 21 on Randall’s Island! Check-in will be at the HQ tent starting at 7:30 a.m. We’d like to give special thanks to this year’s tournament sponsors: Fusion Physical Therapy […]

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St. Paddy’s Day Bar Crawl Fundraiser

Raise a pint, raise funds! Lions and friends, Looking for a way to shake off all the snow and get into the holiday spirit? Look no more: The Lions will be hosting a bar crawl starting at 2 p.m. at our new location, John Sullivan’s! The 6 Nations games will be on in the morning […]

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