The Lions defeated Union 37-0.

Village Lions Women 37, Union Mudturtles 0

October 26, 2019 Randall’s Island, NYC By Liz Berridge Coming off of a sub-par performance draw v. Morris (17-17) the weekend prior, the Village Lions had a few changes to make, both in attitude and gameplay. The roster v. Union this weekend encompassed a number of adjustments, a handful of players slotting into new positions […]

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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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Fernando Torija takes a pass from John Tublin to go over the tryline.

Lions 20, Gotham 41

Tublin to Watts to Tublin to Torija for the try. Video courtesy Ted Perkins October 5, 2019 Randall’s Island, NYC The Village Lions Men took on the Gotham Knights on Saturday for the second time this season. The Lions came out strong against Gotham notching 2 tries – one from John Tublin, one from Matt […]

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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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Lion Kings Win 68-0

With a typical NY fall day of 80-degree weather as the setting, the Lion Kings faced up against Morris for the middle card match at the VLRFC Friends and Family Day. After the women earned a victory against Brooklyn, the Lion Kings sought to keep the momentum going against (mostly) Morris side. It was typical […]

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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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