Land Park Rugby – Home of the Motley Sacramento, CA

Free Rugby Clinic  – Rhinos Rugby Academy  Ages 6-12

October 28th 2018  10:00am to 1:00 pm
U8, U10 and U12 Players.

Free All Beef Hot Dog, Chips and drink Provided
Please Sign -up to  help in acquiring enough food for the kids

Open to All kids and Clubs
No experience needed.  Games, Prizes, Skills

Coached by Orene Aii.
Former All Black  – 17 Years of Professional Rugby Experience

https://rhinosrugbyacademy.com/events/events

LOCATION:   1945 Railroad Rd. Sacramento CA 95815

https://rhinosrugbyacademy.com

If you paid for individual/team photos from the Fall Season and did not pick them up at the end of the year party in March, then please email your player’s name and address and we will mail them to you.
Email us:  landparkmotley@gmail.com

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Please check our FB page (landparkrugby) or this website for practice updates. We will update the location of practice by 2:00 pm on Tues. or Thurs. the day of practice due to weather conditions and field closures by the City.  If there are no updates, practice is on our home fields in Land Park.  Thank you.

Our home pitch is located between the golf course and Fairytale Town in Land Park – 1701 Sutterville Rd, Sacramento, CA 95822  

Rhinos Academy, an indoor facility.
WHERE: 1940 Railroad Dr., Sacramento 95815

Our practice location changes on Thursday Jan. 3,  2019 until year end to our home fields –  Land Park Rugby complex, between Fairytale Town and the Land Park Golf Course on 17th Avenue, directly across from the Zoo

WEIGHT LIMITS:  The league differentiates teams by weight classification in order to keep play as safe as possible, outlined below:

Middle School Open- 139lbs and up Light- 138lbs and below
U12 Open- 169lbs and below Light- 108lbs and below X-player: 170lbs and up
U10 Open- 139lbs and below Light- 80lbs and below X-player: 140lbs and up

NOTE:  Player weigh ins take place prior to each game.

If a youth player (up to and including those in sixth grade) exceeds the maximum weight limit he/she must wear red socks, which identifies that this player cannot be the first receiver of the ball and that as a tackler this player must be very conscious of making safe tackles on smaller players..

Motley have two teams each age grade; Light and Open.

New Players always welcome throughout the year.  Registration will continue at practice.  You can print out the forms (see registration link on our website), fill them out, and bring them to practice. If you have not registered before, bring copies of birth certificate or passport (will not be returned).  Extra registration forms will be provided at practice.  We accept cash, checks and credit cards.

Registration dues are $160 for U-10 and U-12, and $180 for Middle School for 2018.  To register, bring a copy of the player’s birth certificate or passport (will not be returned) along with registration forms (forms are also are on site at practice).  ID photos will be taken by us and we will collect the fee to play. ($100 goes to USA/NorCal Rugby).
Partial scholarships may be available   

ANNOUNCING the MOTLEY ACADEMY

For all registered Motley players:  We have created the Motley Academy in conjunction with Rhinos Rugby Academy, Sacramento.

COST:  $40/month

WHEN:  Every Wednesday beginning Jan. 3 and running through end of Feb.

The Motley Academy includes:

  • Tutoring with a tutor, if needed (one hour study hall).
  • Strength and conditioning with trainer (one hour).
  • Rugby Skills with Orene A’ii, 2005 Rugby world player of the year New Zealand (one hour).

The Academy runs from 4 to 7:30 (Wednesdays), and other arrangements can be made per player regarding the times.

The Facility is located at 1940 Railroad Drive, Sacramento, CA  95815.

REGISTRATION:  Two options –

1)  register with Motley and pay ($260 = $180 dues and $80 for Jan and Feb Motley Academy), or

2)  register with Motley and pay $180, then make payment arrangements for the Motley Academy directly with Rhinos Rugby Academy.

Rhinos Academy may have a van available for pick-up/ drop off at Land Park, if there is enough interest.

About Motley

Land Park Motley is one of Northern California’s first and foremost youth rugby programs.  We field U-8, U-10, U-12 and Middle School teams. As a founding member of NorCal Youth Rugby Association, our commitment is to preserve the history and tradition of a sport that creates friendships for life. Many Motley players go on to play rugby at CK McClatchy, Jesuit, Christian Brothers, Rio Americano, El Camino, Kennedy and other High Schools.  Many of our players go onto play college rugby, represent us in all-star selections, and have represented  the United States of America in International Matches.

Our coaches are certified, referees are certified, and we have a certified medical professional at every match.

We primarily play teams from within the Sacramento Valley and occasionally from the San Francisco Bay Area.

Jerseys are on loan for the season and must be returned.  Rugby shorts and socks can be purchased from us after the first practice starts on November 28, 2017 for about $50.00.  These are good quality Canterburry shorts that should last a lifetime. 

Beginning the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, practices are on Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45 – 5:15 PM. Beginning in January, and as daylight permits, we will start practices later in the afternoon. During December and early January, we practice on the practice baseball fields just north of the zoo. Beginning mid January, and for the rest of the season, our practice field is next to the golf pro shop in Land Park

If you can’t make registration, or missed it, come on out. There is usually still room to participate.

Bring your cleats, a pair of shorts, a t-shirt and a mouthpiece. Mouthpieces are mandatory.

We start the season in Land Park adjacent to the baseball fields and north of the Zoo.

For more information – call Coach Jeff Phillips @ 916‐475‐3235 or email him at landparkmotley@gmail.com