The Birmingham Lions Women’s American Football team, since their (January 2014) inception, have already achieved a great deal; please allow us to share with you our successes to date, of which rightfully, we feel very proud:

2018

  • BAFA British Sapphire Champions, honours incl. Division One number one ranked Offense and Defense
  • Official Team partnership agreed with Creative Software Solutions (Europe) Ltd c/o Pro-Cloud
  • First and only UK women’s side to play 11 aside tackle football in Europe/Finland
  • 2 Lions selected to represent Great Britain Flag

2017

  • BAFA British Sapphire Champions, honours incl. country’s number one ranked Offense and Defense
  • Team of the Year nomination, Double Coverage Britball
  • Sports Team of the Month (July), AFD Ltd
  • Heart of England Community Foundation Funding Award Winners
  • First and only UK women’s side to play 9 aside tackle football in Europe/Finland (and win)
  • Strength & Conditioning partnership agreed with MSC Performance Birmingham
  • 12 Lions and 2 Coaches selected to represent Great Britain; honours incl. 2 captains and 3 MVPs – leading representative club
  • 4 Lions selected to represent Great Britain Flag; honours incl. 1 captain
  • 3 players qualified as Level 1 Coaches
  • Official NFL UK Play 60 deliverers

2016

  • BAFA British Sapphire Champions, honours incl. country’s number one ranked Offense and Defense
  • First team to exclusively support BAFA’s inaugural Welsh Women’s Football Development Day
  • First team to exclusively support another club’s Development Day (Staffordshire Surge Women and Youth)
  • Receipt of BAFCA Head Coach of the Year nomination (British American Football Coaches Association)
  • Only women’s team to receive exclusive invitation to the Detroit Lions’ Barry Sanders Coaching Clinic
  • Leading representative of club players selected for BAFA’s County Diamond Series (21 players, honours incl. 4 captains)
  • Land Rover Community Committee (Solihull) Funding Award Winners
  • 8 players invited to attend BAFA’s inaugural Skills Camp as ‘Student Coaches’ – leading representative club
  • 4 players qualified as Level 1 Coaches
  • Official NFL UK Play 60 deliverers

2015

  • BAFA British Sapphire Champions; honours incl. country’s number one ranked Offense and Defense; Southern Conference Winners
  • Sports Team of the Year, Birmingham Mail & Post Sports Awards
  • Sports Club of the Year, Redbrick (Official Student Newspaper of the University of Birmingham)
  • 16 Lions, 2 Coaches and 1 Team Assistant selected to represent Great Britain; honours incl. 4 captains and 3 MVPs – leading representative club
  • First and only UK women’s side to field two 5 aside tackle teams in national competition
  • First and only UK women’s side to play 9 aside tackle football in Europe/France (and win)
  • First UK women’s side to trial 7 aside tackle football for BAFA (British American Football Association)
  • Official NFL UK Play 60 deliverers

2014

  • BAFA British Sapphire Champions; honours incl. country’s number one ranked Offense and Defense
  • Development Club of the Year, University of Birmingham Sport
  • Hands Up Funding Award Winners
  • 14 Lions and 2 Coaches selected to represent Great Britain; honours incl. 2 captains and 1 MVP – leading representative club
  • 4 players qualified as Level 1 Coaches
  • Official NFL UK Play 60 deliverers