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
www.chicagolions.com

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.

Sponsorship[edit]

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]

Ireland[edit]

  • Paul McNaughton, fifteen international caps

England[edit]

  • Gary Wilson, two international caps

South Africa[edit]

USA[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]