The Eastside Lions Rugby Club - Home of Youth Rugby on the Seattle East Side
For the health and safety of players and their families, Rugby Washington have cancelled the Spring 2020 season. USA Rugby has also cancelled all Spring competitions. The Eastside Lions Youth Rugby coaches and board are working through options however we will post recommendations on how our players can keep active while under lockdown here, on Instagram and Facebook.
We have multiple boys and girls teams catering for grades 1-12, and serve more than 160 players from the Greater Eastside area.
The Eastside Lions Youth Rugby covers Clyde Hill, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Redmond, Kirkland, Renton, Sammamish, Bothell and Snohomish
Our sister club, The Mountain Lions, covers Issaquah, Snoqualmie, North Bend, Fall City, , Carnation, Preston, and Duvall areas.
We play 15's format in the Winter and Spring and 7's format in the Summer.
We have a proud history of mentoring and developing character, sportsmanship and teamwork in young athletes through the wonderful game of rugby.
Our coaches are USA Rugby Certified. Many hail from some of the most respected rugby-playing nations across the world where they played and coached rugby at all levels. We take our mission seriously, and so you'll see our coaches spend many long hours on a dark rainy night passionately imparting their knowledge to unlock the potential in each and every boy or girl.
We are committed to building the best high school girls rugby program in the state of Washington. Our High School program has been very successful in developing our girls into great rugby players with great team spirit and an exceptionally strong team bond. Come along to one of our practices to see the great atmosphere, team spirit and fun that our girls team is known for. Learn more from these links:
Rugby is played throughout the world by men and women, boys and girls. There are over 6.6million players across 120 countries participating in rugby on a regular basis.
Players are attracted to Rugby because of its unique character-building values.
Our sport is built upon the principles of camaraderie, fair play, respect and teamwork. Every player knows these principles are more important than winning or losing.
From the earliest steps in our sport, players are taught the basics of playing fair, enjoying the game and respecting the officials and opponents alike.
The club is proud of all those players who develop at Eastside Lions however its especially rewarding when they progress to college rugby. Congratulations to Oliver Dyrhsen who has just signed with Central Washington University to play rugby. This is the 17th player in the last three years to play rugby at the next level.…Read More
Hopefully everyone is hunkered down at home and staying safe. Over this period we are asking our coaches and rugby community to share exercise plans and activities to keep our players motivated. To get started here are three… Tip One: 30 minutes a day – Agree an exercise routine that includes at least 30 minutes…Read More
For the health and safety of players and their families, Rugby Washington have cancelled the Spring 2020 season. USA Rugby has also cancelled all Spring competitions. The Eastside Lions Youth Rugby coaches and board are working through options however we will post recommendations on how our players can keep active while under lockdown. Stay safe and…Read More
Rugby Summer camp opportunity for players going into 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade. July 8-12th https://www.realrugbyacademy.com
Now that the season is over follow Eastsidelionsrugby on Instagram for Rugby inspiration and ways to better your game over the summer.
Congratulations to the Eastside Lions Varsity team on the many achievements this season.
Great Rugby, great team, great photo. Well done to all of you.
Successful day for all teams from Eastside Lions Youth Rugby making the journey to Chuckanut. Great weather, support, rugby and sportsmanship. No wonder Rugby is the fastest growing sport in the US.
There are many ways you can be involved in the club to help it thrive, with the advantage that you are likely to develop some great friendships. This year our challenge is to volunteer five hours. It can be from player recruitment to showing us your BBQ skills. Go to the registration page to find…
It’s a Big Game – Of Respect! Rugby is attractive for many because of its unique character-building values. The sport is built upon the principles of camaraderie, fair play, respect and teamwork. Come and find out for yourself by visiting the registration page.
With the rugby season only weeks away and some pre-season sessions being planned, now is a great time to register for Lions. If you are new to Rugby or returning you are all more than welcome. Just visit the registration page.
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