May 2, 2015

Leonas at Philadelphia 5/2 Match Report

Above: Emily Kunsman and Amanda Sesny tend to some bumps and bruises during the Leonas’ match against Philly. (Photo: Shameena Khan) Saturday, May 2: Village Lions 12, Philadelphia 46 It is always a hard game when you are spending most of the time defending. Quite frankly, tackling all of the time takes it out of […]

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Leonas at Morris 4/25

Leonas at Morris 4/25 Match Report

Above: Margo Smith looks to shift the ball wide against Morris. (Photo by Shameena Khan) Saturday, April 25, 2015: Village Lions 27, Morris 10 A tough game at last. After two consecutive matches against weaker opposition, the Leonas took some time in finding their groove on the road against a tough Morris side. Morris, not the most tactical in […]

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Leonas at Doylestown 4/18

Leonas at Doylestown 4/18 Match Report

Above: Aislinn Smith tests the Lehigh Valley defense. (Photo by Shameena Khan) Saturday, April 18, 2015: Village Lions 64, Lehigh Valley 0 The Leonas headed to Doylestown, Pa., to play their first away game of the season, but due to a regular-season mix-up, Doylestown had to host both VLRFC and Severn River. This meant the Leonas did not […]

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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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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 raring […]

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Lions Cal 2015

Support the Leonas; 2015 Calendar Now on Sale!

Village Lions Women | New York City Rugby 2015 Calendar • bit.ly/LionsCal2015 • $15 Celebrate the new year by supporting women’s rugby: 2015 is the 15th anniversary edition of the Village Lions Women’s calendar! Our annual fundraiser showcases the best that both the Leonas and New York City have to offer: diversity, grit, glamour, and, above […]

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Weekly Games Wrap-up 9/20

Above: Tricia Stanley wins a lineout against Boston. (Photo courtesy of Shameena Khan) Check out our men’s and women’s fixtures pages for all scores, upcoming games, and standings. Week 2 (9/13) • D2 Men take back the Village Cup in a 28-24 win over NYRC. • D3 Men come within a converted try’s reach against NYRC in a 22-15 loss. • Leonas […]

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