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Bangkok Lions Roar 2023-24 - Newsletter #10

Published by Kate Pochapsky
Oct 20, 2023

Dear members,

There is no training this weekend.

Our next training session will be Sunday, October 29th, 2023, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The playing fields are located on Soi LaSalle (Sukhumvit 105), just opposite the main school. Please remember that all parents and guardians are required to exchange an ID card for a visitor’s pass at the entrance.

📍Google Maps Link: Patana Playing Fields

Helios Bangkok 7s/10s Tournament

Please hurry to sign your players up ASAP for the Helios Tournament if you have not already done so. We've registered our teams for a thrilling two-day tournament at Patana School in Bangkok on November 11th and 12th. Here are the categories we're competing in:

  • Under 18 Boys Sevens
  • Under 18 Girls Sevens
  • Under 16 Boys Tens
  • Under 14 Boys Tens
  • Under 12 Tens
  • Under 10 Tens
  • Under 8 Tens (tag)

Please complete the respective Google Forms shared via email to confirm your child(ren)'s availability. Note that this tournament is likely to be a whole-day event both days, so plan accordingly.

U19s – ‘Friday Footy’ at NIST on Friday November 3rd

More details to follow.

Club Kit

The kit is on order. We will inform you as soon as the kit is ready for collection at training.

Age Categories

Player age categories are determined based on their age as of January 1st, 2024. Here are the team categories for the current season:

Team categories:

  • Senior Girls’ Contact (13 years old and older)
  • Cubs and U8 (Mixed)
  • U10 (Mixed)
  • U12 (Mixed)
  • U14 (Boys)
  • U16 (Boys)
  • U19 (Boys)

Get Involved

We are a community-based volunteer-run club, and your involvement is crucial to our success. If you're interested in contributing by assisting with coaching or helping at the organizer's desk, please reach out to any of our coaches or send us an email.  Your support is highly valued.


We're continuously exploring sponsorship opportunities. If you or your company is interested in supporting the Lions and would like more information, please get in touch.


Occasionally, we may need to cancel sessions due to flooded fields. To stay updated, please remember to check the WhatsApp Announcement Group on Sunday mornings, especially after heavy overnight rain.


Expat Heaven Convenience Store – Bearing, your go-to destination for all your expat needs, including their favourite treats is conveniently located on Bearing Road, just across from St. Andrews International School, Sukhumvit 107. They offer all Lions members 10% of regular pricing.


Upcoming Events, Matches, and Tours

Please put these dates in your calendar:

3 November 2023:                  U19s at Friday Footy at NIST

11 – 12 November 2023:        25th Helios Bangkok International Rugby Sevens

17 – 18 February 2024:           Bangkok International 10s 2024

Cancelled: RBSC 10s Tournament scheduled for next month has been cancelled. 

Training Dates

Here are the remaining training dates for the season:

  • October 29
  • November 5, 19, 26
  • December 17

Mark your calendars and make sure to attend these sessions to prepare for the exciting season ahead.