Welcome to Knightmares Rugby

The Hempfield Knightmares Rugby FC boys field a U-19 and U-15 side. The Knightmares girls field a U-19 and an attached 7th & 8th grade girl’s developmental squad. The Knightmares are club teams, open to all high school boys, girls and middle school boys & girls with no residency or experience requirements.

Spring 2021 Rugby Registration

Spring 2021 Knightmares Rugby Registration for Boys and Girls

PLAY RUGBY in SPRING OF 2021 with the KNIGHTMARE BOYS & GIRLS High School and Middle School 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 youfit 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. Rugby PA 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 program is fielding ONLY a high school (grades 9-12) side for spring 2021.
  • The Knightmares girls field a HS team for 7th thru 12th graders and an attached middle school/developmental side for 5'"through 9'"graders. 

The Knightmares are a club team, open to all. There are no residency requirements. No experience is required.

Rugby Pennsylvania is planning for a 6 round Spring 2021 season beginning on April 11th, 2021, and culminating with State championships on the weekend of May 15/16, 2021, applicable State regulations permitting.

Practice for both teams to be at Centerville ES, 901 Centerville Rd Lancaster PA 17601 or
On the Quad at Hempfield HS, 340 Mumma Drive Landisville, PA 17538 

*Any practice location change will be communicated by the head coach of each program.
** This is just in case we have to practice at an alternate facility due to snow or any field maintenance.

Typical practice days are Tuesday/Thursday Evenings and Sunday Afternoons
Tentative practice start date for Boys and Girls is Tuesday, March 2

Contact coaches shown below with questions or other specific information not shown.

*SPRING 2021 KNIGHTMARE RUGBY club player fee is $50
**USA/RUGBY PA FEE is $75 for players who participated in the Fall 2020 season, $100 otherwise.

Please complete all 3 steps:

*1. Register Now (credit card) - click here 
Note: If you don’t already have a PA Classics registration account, please create one to register. 

**2. USA Rugby player link: https://usarugby.sportlomo.com/ 
For USA Rugby registration purposes, Girls team name is Penn Legacy, For Boys team name is Hempfield

***3. Download and complete the following 3 documents to turn in at first practice. 
Please also read the Protocol for COVID-19 Response document. 

  • Code of Conduct - Link
  • Medical Release - Link
  • COVID-19/Communicable Disease Release - Link
  • Please read the Protocol for COVID-19 Response - Link

Team Contacts 

Club Rugby Administrator 
Curt Walter, Ph# 717.629.8938
Email: curtw@tbll.com

Girls Head Coach 
Joe Capp Ph# 717.413.8549
Email: jcapp15.jc@gmail.com

Boys Head Coach 
Christopher Knarr
Ph# 484.332.8196
Email: knightmarerugby@gmail.com


Knightmares Rugby also host a tournament annually. 
Visit the page below to learn more.  
Frostbite Rugby Tournament


Congratulations - D2 Rugby State Champions!