Remembering Club Founder, Alan Whelan

It is with a heavy heart that I must inform you that our Club Founder, Alan Whelan, has passed away. My sincere condolences to his family, friends and all who knew him well. Whether you’ve played for this club for a season or the majority of your rugby career, there is no doubt that Alan […]

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January Newsletter

Above: This year’s White Collar Boxers have been hard at work at Gleason’s Gym in preparation for the 2016 event on Friday, Feb. 26. Learn more about ticketing and get to know the boxers at villagelions.org. Photo by JJ Darling (jjdarling.com). Today is your last chance to make a tax-deductible donation Help us make 2016 the year […]

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December Newsletter

Above: The Lions men celebrate winning the Men’s Club cup at the New York 7s tournament on Saturday, Nov. 28. The Leonas took away some hardware of their own, winning the bowl in Women’s Club. Photo: John Greally. Lions Come Out in Force at New York 7s Both the Lions men and women took to Randall’s Island the Saturday […]

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November Newsletter

Above: The Leonas ended their fall 15s season on a high note, with a strong performance against Boston at home on Saturday, Nov. 7, followed by their traditional Old Girls v. Young Girls matchup. Photo: Lindsay Thompson. VL Women Launch 2016 Calendar Sales It’s that time of year again… The rugby season’s wrapping up as […]

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October Newsletter

Above:The fall 15s season is in full swing, now into its fifth week. The D2 men boast an undefeated 2-0-1 record, while the Leonas (Division 1) are 0-3-0, and the D3 men 0-4-0. Photo courtesy of Jeremy Lakin. Rugby World Cup: Watch w/ the Lions Come support the Village Lions while cheering on the USA Eagles! […]

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September Newsletter

Above: A few Lions caught the USA Eagles at Philadelphia’s PPL Park as they faced off against the Harlequins on August 30. Magnas Family Fundraiser Join us in supporting this fundraiser for the Magnas family. Josh Magnas is a former Lion, a close friend to our clubmates, and one of the founding members of Brooklyn RFC. […]

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August Newsletter

Above: Both the men and women finished the summer season at Blazing 7s in New Jersey on Saturday, July 25. Get a full 7s season wrap-up and to stay up-to-date on the coming fall 15s season by subscribing here to receive our weekly Rugby Report.  15s Coaching News New staff for men’s, women’s teams Join VLRFC as we celebrate new […]

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July Newsletter

Above: The Guyana national 7s teams stopped by Randall’s Island for scrimmages against the Village Lions men’s and women’s squads on Tuesday 9 June before heading to North Carolina for the NACRA 7s Olympic qualifier. 5 Lions Selected to Northeast ODA Join us in congratulating Senmut Durham, Tara Harten, Emmanuel Matadi, Kevin Morgan, and Margo Smith […]

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