Applications Open for Director of Rugby

The Village Lions Rugby Football Club is hiring a Director of Rugby (DoR). The DoR will have the overall responsibility to implement the club’s strategic goals that involve our Men’s and Women’s programs in Fifteens and Sevens. Each of these programs is led by a head coach.  The primary role of the DoR is to support each head coach, to facilitate […]

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The Village Lions beat Monmouth 68-5 in a 9 try scoring extravaganza.

Leonas beat Monmouth in 10 Try Route, 68-5

Leonas 68, Monmouth 5 October 5, 2019 Thompson Park Lincroft, NJ The Village Lions’ women’s side continued to roll through the Fall 2019 league season with 68 point extravaganza against Monmouth while yielding just one try. “They played an amazing game” shared Coach Cobus Gomes. “Our defense was really gutsy and we ran in a […]

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The Leonas Beat Brooklyn 53-7.

Leonas 53, Brooklyn Women 7

September 28, 2019 Randall’s Island NYC The Leonas kicked off the rugby program of the Village Lions RFC Fall 2019 Friends and Family with a 53-7 thumping of cross town rivals Brooklyn Women. The match marked the return of Desiree Vodounon, who made her start on the wing and scored 2 first half tries. It […]

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Leonas return to winning ways on the rugby pitch.

Leonas 31, New Haven 5

New Haven, CT September 21, 2019 The Leonas returned to league action last Saturday following a two week break taking a 31-5 victory over New Haven in a truncated match. Five different players touched down for the Leonas, with Stephanie Ruys de Perez claiming one for herself and adding three conversions to account for 11 […]

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Men and Women XVs Training Continues in Mott Haven

Training for both Men’s and Women’s XVs this fall moves to Mott Haven for the remainder of the season. Men, with Coach Nic Clapinson Women, with Coach Cobus Gomes Location: KIPP Academy Elementary School 730 Concourse Village West The Bronx, NY 10451, USA. Days: Tuesday and Thursday Times: 7:30 pm – 10:00pm New players welcome. […]

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Leonas 44, Long Island 0

August 31, 2019 Randalls’ Island, NY The Empire GU kicked off the 2019-20 women’s DII club season last weekend, and the Village Lions opened with a 44-0 win over Long Island. The outing marked the debut of new head coach Cobus Gomes, who identified plenty of positives and work-ons in the eight-try victory. “The Lions […]

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30th Anniversary: Women’s 15s Game

The Village Lions are celebrating 30 years of rugby in New York City, and the women’s team is combining with the Old Girls for a commemorative match during the anniversary weekend. For those interested in playing, please RSVP by indicating your position(s) in this spreadsheet. Otherwise, event details will be maintained on this Facebook Event post. […]

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Village Lions Hiring Women’s 15’s Head Coach

The Village Lions RFC is searching for a new Head Coach for its Women’s XVs program. We’re hiring a Head Coach to guide us through the 2019 playoff run and beyond! The Village Lions are a NYC-based club, and we’re looking for a Head Coach excited to play an active role in the burgeoning coaching culture […]

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