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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Battle of the Boroughs – Leonas beat Brooklyn (10/29)

On an unseasonably warm, late October day, the Village Lions took on the Brooklyn Women for their second meeting this Fall on Randall’s Island.  The Leonas were the first of the three Lions’ sides to take the pitch that Saturday with an explosive start from the kick-off.  They opened the scoring early, and would continue […]

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Leonas Fall Short to Rivals Monmouth (10/08)

On Saturday, October 8th, the Village Lions hosted the Monmouth women’s rugby team at Randall’s Island. Often a closely-contested match, this was no exception, and although Monmouth kept the lead for the entire match, the Lions had periods where they looked to be the more threatening team offensively. Silent Force Amanda Manu made her presence […]

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