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.

Fall 2020 Rugby

Fall 2020 7's Knightmares Rugby Registration for Boys and Girls

PLAY 7S RUGBY in FALL OF 2020 with the KNIGHTMARE BOYS & GIRLS high school, middle school and junior 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. 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 field a HS and junior side. 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.

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

Rugby PA Fall 7s tournament schedule to be advised - typically Mid-September thru October Tournaments are held on Sundays at Host club locations in East and Central PA.

Practice for both teams to be at 901 Centerville Rd Lancaster Pa 17601
Girls team pre-season training are Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 to 7:00pm start date TBA.
Girls in-season practices Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 to 7pm
Boys team, contact Coach Knarr for details
Knightmares registration with medical release and code of conduct is linked below,
complete and bring to first practice

*FALL 2020 KNIGHTMARE RUGBY club player fee is $25
**USA/RUGBY PA FEE tentatively set at $75 for HS, $60 for Youth, Contact team coach for more details.

Please complete all 3 steps:

*1. Register Now (credit card) - click here 
Note: new for fall 2020 league - if you don’t already have a PA Classics registration account, please create one to register. 

**2. Contact boys or girls team coach prior to USA/Rugby PA registration for link, fee and team selection details.

***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!