Chicago Lions

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Chicago Lions
Chicagolions logo.png
Full name Chicago Lions Rugby Football Club
Union USA Rugby
Nickname(s) Lions
Founded 1964
Ground(s) Hope Field
President Anthony Rio
League(s) USA Rugby Division 1
Official website

Founded in 1964, the Chicago Lions Rugby Football Club is a USA Rugby Division 1 team based in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The Chicago Lions namesake is taken from the two large lion statues that guard the entrance to the Chicago Art Institute.


Notable sponsors include Athletico Physical Therapy, Oakmark International Funds, and CPH and Associates.[1]

Notable players[edit]

The following is a list of former and current Lions players and coaches that have earned caps for international tests:[2]


  • Paul McNaughton, fifteen international caps


  • Gary Wilson, two international caps

South Africa[edit]



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