The Grey Lions are essentially the alumni of the Lions. They represent an integral part of the Lions organization, providing various sponsorships as well as invaluable networking used to help place current Lions and recruits into various career paths upon their arrival into Chicago. Don’t let their age fool you though, with several capped players and perennial championship contenders, the Grey Lions are as fierce as ever.
The Chicago Grey Lions are for players who have reached the “ripe old age” of 35 and wish to add a social aspect to their game. You don’t have to be Grey but you need to be a Lion. The bonds formed in the Grey Lions can lead to lifelong friendships which spans decades and generations.
You may be called upon to attend a wonderful festival somewhere in the world. Bring your boots, mouth guard, and a true rugby spirit.
If you live in and around Chicago, there are games in which you can play no matter your age. Please sign up for our email newsletter (eLion) to the right and keep in touch.
You never know, you may get the chance to travel the world with your fellow Grey Lions. Now wouldn’t that be something?
The fun never stops.