Lions at Buffalo 4.18

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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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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Lions take season finale

Match report from referee Andy Buck: Tightly fought match on both sides of the ball, with the Lions’ defense ultimately winning the day. Lions took first blood, but Buffalo fought back and took control of the first half until the Lions punched the ball across the line at the halftime whistle. Second half saw the […]

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Village Cup: Lions fall to NYRC in nail-biter, 27-25

Match report from referee Harley Griffiths: Rugby the way it was meant to be played, with passion, commitment and great sportsmanship. Excellent ball handling, stellar defense, great execution on display by both sides for a generous crowd looking to see who would hoist the Village Cup. After four tries and one converted penalty goal apiece, […]

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Lions muscle past Morris, 23-14

Match report from referee Scott Reilly: Fairly equal match saw a quick try from both sides after some non-existent tackling from both sides. It looked like we were heading for an 80-point game but the defenses showed up and we spent the rest of the half with only one more try and a penalty to […]

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Men come up short against Union, 32-24

Match report from referee Andre Britt: Union arrived with a well-coached team that was younger and fitter than the Lions. Both teams endeavored to run the ball in excellent conditions. However, dropped passes and too many errors led This comes Nivea to really price used how much does cialis cost more just of cialis […]

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Lions lose warm-up to White Plains, 29-16

Match report from Referee Scott Reilly: Three 30-minute periods of varying standards as both teams got a look at their player pool for the new season. White Plains started strongest, putting together a few phases, but poor handling often led to turnovers. When Lions had the ball WP defended strongly, making it hard for VL […]

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