The Birmingham Lions are a five-time national championship winning American Football programme whose players range from Great Britain internationals to those who have never played the game before. The team last lifted the trophy in 2016, and will be hoping to do so again in the upcoming season. The team and coaches pride themselves on their ability to take players with no prior American Football experience and transform them into elite level athletes, many of whom proceed to play at an international level.
Alongside the University team, the Lions programme also boasts Youth and Junior teams, a Women’s team and a Flag Football team. All four of these teams are in the mix annually for their respective national titles, with the Women’s easily taking home the trophy this season.
How to get involved
Taster session and/or trial will be on 24/09/17 12.00-15.00 at Metchley 3G
There is a membership fee of £110 which is split to £70 after Christmas.
3 skills this sport will give you:
Training times & venues
Tuesday: 19:00 – 21:00 – Murray Learning Centre
Thursday: 20:00 – 22:00 – Bournbrook 3G
Saturday: 12:00-15:00 – Bournbrook 3G
The main highlight of the year is always xpLosION. This is the opening home game of each season and regularly attracts over 4,000 spectators. The game is followed by a huge fireworks display, and has a performance from the Birmingham Pussycats Cheerleaders at half time.
Level of competition/participation:
Men’s 1s – BUCS Premier South
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