Leicester Lions RFC

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Leicester Lions
Leic lions rfc logo.png
Full name Leicester Lions Rugby Football Club
Union RFU
Founded 1999; 16 years ago (1999)
Ground(s)

Westleigh Park Lutterworth Road Blaby Leicester

LE8 4DY (Capacity: 2,000[1])
League(s) National League 2 North
2013–14 7th
Team kit
Official website
www.pitchero.com/clubs/leicesterlions/

Leicester Lions are a rugby union club who currently play in National League 2 North. The Lions are the leading amateur club in Leicester and are third to Guinness Premiership side Leicester Tigers and Loughborough Students RUFC within Leicestershire.

Leicester Lions boast several high profile names amongst their former and current players and coaching staff. Jason Aldwinckle, the former Leicester Tigers' hooker is Head Coach of the club, whilst the Club Captain is England Counties outside back Gareth Collins. Notable former Lions, Westleigh and Wigston players include England World Cup winning captain Martin Johnson, England lock Louis Deacon, Tigers back-rower Brett Deacon and Gloucester and England centre Billy Twelvetrees.

Club honours[edit]

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History[edit]

The club was formed as a result of an amalgamation between two local clubs in 1999, these being Westleigh RFC (establishes in 1904) and Wigston RFC (established in 1946).

Current standings[edit]

2014–15 National League 2 North Table watch · edit · discuss
Club Played Won Drawn Lost Points For Points Against Points Difference Try Bonus Losing Bonus Points
1 Ampthill 24 20 1 3 836 334 502 17 2 101
2 Hull Ionians 23 20 0 4 747 327 420 18 1 99
3 Chester 24 15 0 9 594 447 147 10 5 75
4 Caldy 24 14 1 9 558 573 -15 9 5 72
5 Sedgley Park 24 13 1 10 699 520 179 11 4 69
6 Harrogate 22 13 3 6 532 461 71 7 2 67
7 Otley 24 12 1 11 551 494 57 11 5 66
8 Huddersfield 24 12 2 10 490 468 22 7 4 63
9 Broadstreet 23 11 0 12 548 533 15 7 4 55
10 Stourbridge 24 10 1 13 576 607 -31 8 5 55
11 Leicester Lions 24 11 0 13 458 660 -202 7 1 52
12 Preston Grasshoppers 24 8 0 16 505 550 -45 9 9 50
13 Hull 24 8 1 15 410 641 -231 7 2 43
14 Birmingham & Solihull 24 7 2 15 549 637 -88 4 7 43
15 Luctonians 24 7 0 17 482 662 -180 9 5 42
16 Stockport 22 1 1 20 286 907 -621 1 2 9
  • If teams are level at any stage, tiebreakers are applied in the following order:
  1. Number of matches won
  2. Difference between points for and against
  3. Total number of points for
  4. Aggregate number of points scored in matches between tied teams
  5. Number of matches won excluding the first match, then the second and so on until the tie is settled
Green background is the promotion place. Blue background is the play-off place. Pink background are relegation places.
Updated: 11 June 2014
Source: "National League 2 North". NCA Rugby. 


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