There have been some comings and goings at Leicester Lions, Westleigh Park ground, however they maintain the majority of last years squad for the 2014/15 season. Ben Buxton formally of Nottingham joins as the Lions new Head Coach and will work with Jason Aldwinkle and Jon Boden as part of the coaching / management set up for this season.
Players leaving the club for pastures new include stalwart Gareth Collins who, following a season long injury, has taken up a coaching role with Melton Rugby Club. Prop Tom Williams has been signed by Championship side Bedford Blues and No. 8 Jack Gibbons is currently training with our Neighbours National 1 side Coventry. Back row Tom Morris has also moved on to play rugby in Italy.
New additions to the squad include Laurence Brown who signs from Nottingham, Josh McLaurin and Greg Mathers (both back row) sign from South Leicester and Old Northamptonians respectively. Ex-Coventry duo Alex Smit (Wing/Scrum Half) and Will Maisey (Fly-half) along with Jonno Williams (Fly-Half), Devon Constant (Wing) and Nathan Doughie (Centre) who sign from Mansfield, Hinckley and Cambridge respectively, will all improve the Lions back line.
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Directions to Leicester Lions RFC
Leicester Lions Rugby Football Club
Road names / numbers
From the M1/M69 junction take
A5460 'Leicester' heading east. Keep to the left and after 350 yards take the slip road 'Ring Road, A563'. After a further 350 yards (the road sweeps left 270 degrees from east, to north, then west). At the junction turn left onto
A563 'Ring Road, Leicester South' (Lubbesthorpe Way) heading south, then south east. After 700 yards turn right onto
B4114 'Enderby' (Narborough Road South) heading south. After almost a mile, at the Foxhunter roundabout, turn left onto
B582 'Blaby, Whetstone' (Blaby Road) heading south east. After one mile (now Enderby Road,) at the roundabout, turn right onto
A426 'Rugby' (Blaby Bypass) heading south. At roundabout, after just under ½ mile, go straight on to continue on A426 'Rugby' (Blaby Bypass). After just under ½ mile, at the next roundabout, take 1st exit left into
Lutterworth Road 'Blaby' heading north. Ground is on the left after 400 yards.
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