Welcome to the Hempfield Rugby Football Club & Penn Legacy Rugby (est 2006)


 

Fall 2018 Olympic 7s - Register Now!

PLAY FALL 7s RUGBY IN 2018 with the PENN LEGACY/HEMPFIELD HS & U-15 RUGBY TEAMS


Registration info below.

  • Two registrations are required, first to Penn Legacy, second to Rugby PA
  • PLAY FALL 7s RUGBY IN 2018 with the PENN LEGACY/HEMPFIELD HS & U-15 RUGBY TEAMS
  • MISSION: To provide a dynamic Rugby program for boys and girls of various age groups to develop skills, ability and promote interest in the sport by linking them with certified coaching. Along with the rules of the game, technical skills, and tactical play, players are taught rugby ethics and the value of teamwork in a disciplined environment. The sport of Rugby offers competition, fun, friendship, and playing time. The game promotes self-esteem, pride and teamwork. It teaches goal setting, strategic thinking, and cooperation and develops leadership skills. As coaches, we will take the time to teach you the basics, find the right playing position to suit your physical size, get you fit and have you playing confidently and safely.
  • ABOUT THE KNIGHTMARES RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB (EST 2006) The Knightmares are a member of Rugby Pennsylvania and USA Rugby. RugbyPA is a state based rugby organization formed in 2012 and recognized by USA Rugby as the official youth and interscholastic rugby administrator in Pennsylvania. The Knightmares boys field a HS and U-15 side. The Knightmares girls field a HS/MS side for 5th through 12th graders. The Knightmares are a club team, open to all high school boys, girls, and middle school. There are no residency requirements. No experience is required.
  • Total cost is $115 for junior players (5th thru 9th) and $125 for HS 10th thru 12th players. 
    • $50 (cash, check or credit) is payable to Penn Legacy.
    • The other $65/$75 is payable (online, credit card only) to Rugby PA at: http://www.rugbypa.org/page/show/1180945‐registration 
      The Rugby PA membership fee will be in effect until 8.31.2019. NOTE: DO NOT Register for Rugby PA until Sept. 1. 
    • Rugby shorts and socks are available for $35. Mouthguard is supplied and required for all players.
    • Informational meeting will be held at 2PM on Sunday, August 26 at the Centerville pitch.
      Boys practices begin Tues, Sept 4th from 6-8PM at the Centerville Pitch
      Girls practices begin Sunday, Aug 19th from noon to 2PM at the Centerville Pitch

Girls team coach -Joseph Capp 717.413.8549 -drdaitcapp@comcast.net 
Boys team coach - Chris Knarr 484.332.8196 -knightmarerugby@gmail.com 

Fall 2018 tournament schedule for boys and girls teams to be advised.
Practice for both teams to be at 901 Centerville Rd Lancaster pa 17601
Contact specific teams coach for practice dates and times.

Online registration is now open!

 

 


Tournaments

The HRFC and Penn Legacy Knightmares also host a tournament annually. 
Visit the page below to learn more.  
Frostbite Rugby Tournament


Congrats Hempfield! D2 Rugby State Champions!

Kiski Valley 5, Knightmares 41

 


 

2018 Girls Team - End of Season

2018 Girls Team

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2015 Girls Team

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2013 Girls Team

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2013 Boys Team

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2012 Ruggercup Champions

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Congratulations to the 2013 Knightswarm U15 Boys Team Divisional Champions | Undefeated Regular Season | Most Tries in the Regular Season Competition

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2012 Knightmares

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2012 Boys

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2011 Girls Team

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2011 Boys Team

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Summer Rugby Fun 2016

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Summer Rugby Fun 2016

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Summer Rugby Fun 2016

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Summer Rugby Fun 2016

 

     

Club Mission Statement

We serve our community by providing all participants with a positive sports experience where they develop as persons and players while enhancing their social, emotional, and physical well-being in an environment of inclusiveness and sportsmanship.

Club Quick Facts

The Club is a 501c3 non-profit organization

The Club was founded in 1977