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Chicago Sun-Times Covers the Field Opening

September 23, 2019

Rugby is being played in Chicago, including a daylong celebration on the West Side last Saturday, as the Chicago Lions Charitable Association — the Lions have played rugby in Chicago since 1964 — unveiled its new J. Tyke Nollman Field at Chicago Hope Academy.

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ABC7 Covers the Field Opening

September 22, 2019

CHICAGO (WLS) — The Chicago Lions Rugby Club, along with Chicago Hope Academy, opened their new complex for the youths of North Lawndale and East Garfield Park communities Saturday at Nollman Field.

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