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LIONS EDGED OUT BY USA IN BERMUDA

LIONS EDGED OUT BY USA IN BERMUDA

The Classic Lions were edged out by the USA Classic Eagles in the Plate semi-finals of the World Rugby Classic in Bermuda. In an entertaining clash it was the USA who emerged victorious as the Lions lost a second game in the tournament. The Lions had earlier been defeated 17-5 by the Classic Springboks in a hard-fought opening round clash…

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2019 WORLD RUGBY CLASSIC BERMUDA – NOVEMBER 2nd-9th

2019 WORLD RUGBY CLASSIC BERMUDA – NOVEMBER 2nd-9th

From the early 1970s, Bermuda has played host to many of the world’s most famous international players – and it all started with the Easter Classic which involved just one match on Easter Sunday: the Bermuda-Irish against Bermuda. Many long-lasting friendships were built over the years, and in 1988 the first World Rugby Classic was started. Bermuda quickly became the meeting…

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PAUL JAMES TESTIMONIAL – JULY 2019

PAUL JAMES TESTIMONIAL – JULY 2019

The Classic Lions played in Paul James’ testimonial match at the home of Neath Rugby Club – The Gnoll – in July 2019. Twenty-eight full internationals, including five Test Lions and an All Black, featured in the entertaining fixture that underlined the former Wales prop’s enduring popularity. Classic Lions: Delon Armitage, Richard Carter, Matt Jess, Dave Tiueti, Allan Bateman, Dafydd…

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