Peterborough Lions
Full namePeterborough Lions Rugby Football Club
UnionEast Midlands RFU
Founded1944; 79 years ago (1944) (as Westwood RUFC)
LocationBretton, Cambridgeshire
Ground(s)Bretton Woods
ChairmanAndrew Moore
Coach(es)Villi Ma’asi
Captain(s)Alan Carr
League(s)Regional 2 East Midlands
2022–2312th (relegated to Counties 1 Midlands East (South))
Team kit
Official website

Peterborough Lions Rugby Football Club, formerly Westwood RUFC, is an English rugby union team based in Bretton near Peterborough.[1] The club runs one senior team, a youth academy team, an under-16s side and four junior teams.[2] with the first XV currently playing in Counties 1 Midlands East (South) following their relegation from Regional 2 East Midlands at the end of the 2022–23 season.[citation needed]



  1. ^ East Midlands 3 title won when club was known as Westwood RUFC.[3]


  1. ^ "CLUB HISTORY". Peterborough Lions RFC. Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  2. ^ Club website
  3. ^ Jones, Stephen; Griffiths, John (1992). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1992-93. Headline. pp. 183–185. ISBN 0-7472-7907-1.