It is a well-known fact that when going for a job Employers prefer graduates with work experience. There are many benefits to undertaking a placement or internship whilst at school, college or university. These include gaining knowledge of the industry, developing and learning new keys skills such as problem-solving, teamwork, communication and time management, which are all important when you are exploring different career options and in some cases, get paid while you study!
This academic year, working with Achieving for Children Lions have welcomed 7 work experience students from schools ..
Lions are pleased to announce that we will be joining up with School of Hard Knocks (SOHK) this summer to bring you rugby and leadership Camps!
Vicky Fleetwood is a woman of many talents; a former junior hurdler, a personal trainer and a Rugby World Cup winner. The Nuneaton-born diet and nutrition adviser began playing rugby at the age of 14 after tiring of watching her brother play. Vicky moved to Saracens from Lichfield after the Women’s World Cup success in 2014, where she made six appearances. Two of these were off the bench but the front row was handed a start in the final where England beat Canada 21-9. She overcame an injury to make the 2017 Women's World Cup and made three appea..
East Grinstead Rugby Club (EGRFC) will be hosting a Lions Sports Academy Camp led by a very special guest, International and Harlequins player, Leanne Riley on Friday 3 August 2018 at Saint Hill Road, East Grinstead. The Lions Sports Academy are well practiced in the art of running sports development camps throughout school holidays. The camp (10.00am-4.00pm) will build confidence and skills such as passing, catching, running lines, tackling and age grade rules. All set in a positive, fun and safe environment for girls to experience rugby and to develop and show their abilitie..
Please be aware that due to Box Hill School cancelling all of their Summer lettings due to essential building repairs needing to take place we have been forced to move our Girls Summer Residential to a new location, with new dates. Therefore, we are now running our residential at Aldro School in Godalming between the Monday 30th July and Wednesday 1st August. We apologise for any inconvinience caused, however, the majority of those already booked on can stll make it which is fantastic news.
Return2Play is leading the way on player safety and recovery from injury in sport. Lions are delighted and excited to be partnering with R2P to provide their state of the art injury reporting tool to our customers and give players access to expert care after injury.
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Three stars of women’s world rugby have joined forces to make a plea for parents to consider Christmas gifts that promote kids' health rather than risking damaging it...
Lions Sports Academy Welcome International Players..
Lions returned to GoFest at Surrey Sports Park bank holiday weekend introducing tag rugby and Futsal to families. Here are a few highlights.
The last twelve months have not given South African rugby fans much to smile about. Defeats to the likes of Italy, Wales, Argentina and Ireland have seen the Springboks plummet to a lowest ever world ranking of 7th and it is difficult to see how things will improve.
Whilst they still have some supreme talent at their disposal, the pool is not as full as it once was. However, the malaise runs deeper than simply a lack of fresh talent. The Boks are wracked with division and disjointedness on and off the pitch, and the appointment of Allister Coetzee as coach has done nothing to arrest their d..