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Welcome to the Utah Lions Rugby Academy

The Utah Lions Rugby organization is a 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to the High Performance Development of elite level athletes. Our athletes are dedicated to making rugby their sport of choice with a goal to advance to national, international, and Olympic teams. 

With our performance sponsors in Serevi Rugby and SportsMed Utah, we offer the most advanced rugby coaching and the highest quality strength, conditioning, and speed training in Utah. We combine that with our recovery partnership in Young Living Essential Oils to provide participants with all of the essential tools to become an elite athlete.

The Lions are an invitation only team. If you think you may be eligible for admission to our team, please contact your local coach, or a member of the Lions, for a discussion with the coaching staff regarding our organization and your possibilities.

2018 Season

Its time to register for the Academy for our 2017-2018 season.  We have a very full year this year. 

  • U18 Elite Boys and Girls: CRCs ( Philadelphia), Paris World Games, NAI7s.
  • U18 Open and U16 boys: LVI (Las Vegas), United World Games (Austria), NAI7s.
  • Both Boys and girls will compete at the Rocky Mountain Challenge as part of the 15s season.

Check out the presentation from our meeting and see you at practice soon!



Below are teh regsitration links for the Academy training programs and the tours. The academy registration covers all training facilities, uniforms, training, partnerfees, etc. It is everything that allows us to operate and tour. 

The tour regsitrations are for each tour and cover the costs of each tour. Those costs include fights, hotels,insurance and any local costs.  You can choose which tours you wish to participate in. We have many out of state players wishing to tour with us as well. Those players will regsiter just like academy players and will have a seperate unioform fee.

While we capture your CC infop when you regsiter, the goals are that you will utilize fundraising methods to cover the costs BUT due to our payment dates, if you miss a milestone, your CC will be charged. We will reimburse teh card directly once you have further fundraised the tour including after the event.

    Selection for the new 2017 North American High School 7s series

    There is a new series in town for u18 elite boys and girls plus a u16 elite bracket. This is a hge opportunity to compete against top teams like Atlantis, USA South, EIRA, Upright Rugby and 7 other major Canadian, US, and Caribbean academies. The Lions are part of the series as a founding member and USAR plus collegiate coaches are looking hard. The series will take you around the USA, Canada and Caribbean chasing the title of top HS 7s in in all of North America! Come out Oct8th for the combine. Bring water and  cleats plus your mouth guard.

    The Lions will be participating in the series with stops at the Las Vegas 7s, Magnificnet 7s in Toronto, and NAI7s in Utah in addition to other domestic and international tours.

    NAI7s Girls Final

    Yep, we are doing this again this weekend

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