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 (established 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 Hull Ionians (C) 30 27 0 3 976 407 569 25 1 134
2 Ampthill 30 26 1 3 1113 440 673 23 2 131
3 Sedgley Park 30 18 1 10 881 666 215 15 4 93
4 Harrogate 29 16 3 10 720 652 68 10 4 89
5 Chester 29 16 1 12 706 595 111 12 6 84
6 Caldy 29 16 1 12 696 720 -24 11 7 84
7 Broadstreet 29 17 0 13 773 687 86 11 4 83
8 Otley 30 13 1 16 676 682 -6 13 8 75
9 Huddersfield 30 14 2 14 586 658 -72 7 4 71
10 Stourbridge 30 12 1 17 740 803 -63 12 7 69
11 Leicester Lions 30 13 0 17 612 804 -192 10 2 64
12 Preston Grasshoppers 30 11 0 19 621 664 -43 10 10 64
13 Luctonians 30 11 1 18 599 766 -167 10 5 61
14 Birmingham & Solihull (R) 30 9 2 18 724 809 -85 8 10 58
15 Hull (R) 30 10 1 19 543 836 -293 9 3 54
16 Stockport (R) 30 2 1 27 444 1221 -777 5 4 19
  • 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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