Based: Belgrave RFC, Nr. Leicester
Career Record: full record unknown
Colours: Maroon or blue shirts
Website: www.leicester-eagles.freeserve.co.uk
Honours: BSFL National 9-on-9 champions 2004, 2003, 2002, 1998. BSFL National 5-on-5 runners-up 2003, 2002. Youth flag champions 2003, 2002, 2000. Youth flag runners-up 1999. Junior flag champions 2004, 2003, 2002. Junior flag runners-up 2004. Cadet flag champions 2002.

Leicester Eagles - 2002 BSFL 9-on-9 Champions

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Eagles in Dublin v Drimnagh Cycos, 2005

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Senior Flag record

2004 ESFL 9man National Conference 6-0-0
2004 ESFL 5man National Conference 3-0-0
2003 BSFL 9man winners with 41-32 two-legged win over Fen Harriers
2003 BSFL 5man 11-3-0
2002 BSFL National Conference 5-0-1*

2001 BSFL Northern Conference 4-2-0
2000 Friendly record 2-2 - ranked 2nd in country
1999 BSFL 3-2-1
1998 NFFA 8-0-0*
1997 Friendly record 1-3

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Leicester Eagles 1998
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Youth Flag

2002 Won National Title 40-34 against Birmingham Bulls
2000 Lost semi-final 36-34 to London O's

Junior Flag

2002 Won National Title 28-25 against Don Valley Vipers
2001 NFL England Southern Championship 1-2-0
2000 NFL Channel 5 Trophy Won Final 20-18 against Prudhoe Panthers
1999 Won National Title 32-6 against Sussex Junior Thunder

Leicester Junior Eagles with their UK championship trophy in 2001
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Cadet Flag

2002 Lost National Title 18-8 against Don Valley Vipers

Team notes: Were originally the Leicester Panthers supporters club, and played full contact friendleis against other supporters clubs. Started playing in 1985 in full contact friendlies against the local University side. Entered their first formalised league in 1998 with the formation of the Senior Flag NFFA. They recorded 8 victories out of 8 and won the first National title for Senior Flag football. In 1999 they struggled to repeat their success and were runners-up in the league to the Fen Harriers. Finished 3rd in the Northern Conference in 2001. Also run extremely successful youth, junior and cadet flag teams. The Junior Flag team won National Titles in 2002, 2000 and 1999. The Youth team also won the national title in 2002. The senior side came back strong with many of these youth players coming through the ranks to go through the 2002 regular season undefeated, and then clinch the national title with a 45-21 victory over the Bournemouth Raiders in the BSFL championship game. Senior side again won the 9man title in 2003, with a 41-32 two-legged victory over their old rivals, the Fen Harriers. Won the Youth and Junior flag titles in 2003. Won the ESFL 9man title for the third successive year in 2004 with a perfect 6-0-0 record.

Leicester Junior Eagles (white) in action in the UK championship game in Scotland in 2000
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Dundee's Kyle Masson attempts to block a Leicester pass in a December 2000 friendly youth flag game
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