2019-2020 Events


Each year, we vote in our new Operating Board during this meeting and make pertinent announcements regarding the club and its future.

FOUR LEAF 15s TOURNAMENT: March 16, 2019 

The annual tournament draws close to 1,500 players from overseas and domestically to the most beautiful turf pitches in the Big Apple. Playing amid the backdrop of the iconic Manhattan skyline, it’s easy to see why Four Leaf 15s has become the largest 15s tournament in New York City.

30th Anniversary Weekend: May 10th-12th

2019 has the Village Lions celebrating 30 years as a club. To celebrate this achievement, the Lions, old and new, are gathering for a weekend to revel in our history.

HELL GATE 7s TOURNAMENT: June 22, 2019

The Hell Gate 7s Tournament is a USA Rugby-sanctioned 7s tournament hosted by the Lions and is part of the NRU Qualifier and Empire 7s Series.

AWARDS DINNER: August 2019 – Exact Date TBA

Donning our best attire, the Lions, old, new and everyone in between come together to enjoy an evening honoring our players.

Location: Juniper Bar

FRIENDS & FAMILY – FALL 2019 – Exact Date TBA

The Lions’ annual day of BBQ, fun in the sun, and sharing rugby with our loved ones, watching all three sides play in home matches.

HALLOWEEN PARTY: October 2019 – Exact Date TBA

Annual Halloween party and fundraiser. A portion of the money raised is donated to Lion alum Martin “Cod” Codyre and his mission to end spinal cord injury with the organization Unite 2 Fight Paralysis.


Each year, the women lube wrestle in impressive attire to the fanfare of the always entertained crowd. Described as “the most feminist lube wrestling” in NYC – this is one event you don’t want to miss. Current champ: Megan “Canada” Banford.

HOLIDAY PARTY: Winter 2019 – Exact Date TBA

A new annual party and fundraiser for the club launched in 2017. From Ugly Sweaters to SantaCon Garb or maybe Seinfeld inspired Festivus attire,  Join us for a new winter Lions gathering this December.