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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Lineout jump: Mike in his playing days.

Welcome Mike Witter, VLRFC Men’s Team Rugby Physio

You’ll see a new face wearing a staff polo along the touchline for the Village Lions. That face belongs to Mike Witter, a new rugby physiotherapist on the men’s staff. Mike may be new to the Lions, but he’s rugby ties go deep. “I have been around rugby my entire life,” shared Mike, “with my […]

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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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Rara, his fam, and the Village Cup

Village Lions 33, New York RFC 14

Sept 28, 2019 Randall’s Island NYC Playing a stretch with just 13 men on the, and finishing the match with just 14, the Lions rode an early lead to victory over New York 33-14, taking back the Village Cup and serving as the capstone to a clean sweep at home during the Village Lions Fall […]

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Brooklyn 46, Lions 7

Brooklyn 46, Lions 7

September 21, 2019 Brooklyn, NY The Lions dropped their third match of the Fall Season to division leaders Brooklyn, 46-7, dropping to 5th place. The night match at Kaiser Park in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn was hard fought, missed tackles and the inability to capitalize on attacking opportunities ensured there was little to […]

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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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Rugby World Cup Fantasy League, And Bill McHugh Fundraiser

We are combining an important cause with the greatest show on earth. Enter your RWC Fantasy Team in the Lion’s official RWC 2019 Fantasy League and support Billy McHugh’s fight against Multiple Mylenoma. Michael “Cherry Mike” Steavenson has set up a fantasy league a 2019 Rugby World Cup Fantasy League using The Telegraph’s rules. Sign […]

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