Men’s D2 Match Report 10/17: Long Island

Village Lions 55, Long Island 15 The D2 Men traveled to Long Island to take on a struggling team. The first half got off to a slow start due to a strong-willed Long Island team competing at the breakdowns with a wind advantage, but the Lions came away with scores by Francois Fay, Rob Stabile and Franco […]

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Men’s D3 Match Report 10/10: Montauk

Above: Head coach Andrew Britt and the D3 side braved Hurricane Joaquin for their match against Montauk in East Hampton. Lions D3 fall to Montauk 33-29, show growth in key areas With the D2 side on bye, the D3 men braved Hurricane Joaquin and journeyed to East Hampton to take on Montauk. The Lions started […]

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Men’s Match Reports 9/26: NYRC and Danbury

Above: The D2 boys kicked off Friends & Family Day with a win over NYRC to bring home the Village Cup.  D2 Men 40, NYRC 29 It was a beautiful Saturday as the Village Lions hosted Friends & Family on Randall’s Island. The day kicked off with the D2 men facing off against in-city rival New York Rugby Club, […]

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Giorgi v White Plains

Men’s Match Reports 9/19: White Plains and Hudson Valley

Above: Gaga Maisuradze contemplates life while in the sin bin. D3 Men 22, Hudson Valley 27 The day opened with the D3 Men facing off against Hudson Valley. The boys looked to bounce back after a tough loss last weekend, and they did quickly with No. 13 Christian “Sleeves” Viscarra scoring in the fourth minute after some good phase play […]

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Village Lions welcome new Head Coach Andrew Britt

Meet Andrew Britt, New Head Coach of the Lions Men

As the Village Lions Men embark on the 2015 fall season, they look toward new coach Andrew Britt to take the insight he’s gleaned from two years of refereeing the club and fashion a title-contending squad in the D2 Empire league. Britt relocated from Canterbury, New Zealand, to New York City in 2013 and brought with […]

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Men’s Match Reports 9/12: Old Blue and Fairfield Yankees

D3 Men 3, Fairfield Yankees 80 The Lions D3 Men kicked off their fall campaign with a game against the Fairfield Yankees. It was a tough day at the office for our boys, captained by eight-man and Man of the Match Nigel Riley. Fairfield scored in the first six minutes and didn’t look back the rest of the day […]

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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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