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Match #4: LARC vs Belmont Shore

Match #4 - LARC vs Belmont Shore
The Los Angeles Rugby Club is looking forward to hosting the Belmont Shore Rugby Club this Saturday, February 6th, 2016.  Here is information regarding this weekend:
Field Location:
Dodson Middle School
28014 South Montereina Drive
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA  90275
Men's Schedule:
LARC D2 vs Belmont Shore D2 - Start Time of 12:30pm
LARC DI vs Belmont Shore DI - Start Time of 2:00pm
LARC D2 Men will be dressed in BLUE/GREY
LARC DI Men will be dressed in BLACK
We will be hosting an aftermatch function at Sharkeez Manhattan Beach beginning at 4:00pm.  Sharkeez will be providing food and beverage (courtesy of Michelob Ultra) to participants of the day's matches.  I will provide the Belmont Shore Rugby Club wristbands which will entitle your members to food/beverage.  Supporters of rugby will be entitled to 33% off food/beverage at Sharkeez.  The address is:
Baja Sharkeez
3600 Highland Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
A couple of quick procedural items:
- All players MUST be CIPP'd.  The use of Dodson and our insurance is contingent upon all participants being registered with USA Rugby.
- No alcohol, tobacco or firearms are permitted on school premise.
- No dogs are allowed.  This is strictly enforced.
- Please refrain from foul and/or derogatory language, as this is a family affair. 

February 6th Youth Matches

U8s - vs Back Bay - 9:30am kickoff (Field 2)
Dodson Middle School

U10s - vs Back Bay & Hawaiian Gardens - 10:30am Kickoff (Field 2)
Dodson Middle School

U12s - vs Back Bay & Hawaiian Gardens - 10:00am Kickoff (Field 1)
Dodson Middle School

U14s - @ Santa Monica
Daniel Webster Middle School - 11330 Graham Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90064

There are no games for U16s or U18s.

2016 General Meeting

This meeting is open to all current and lifetime members of LARC in good standing.  
Here are the details:
What: 2016 LARC General Meeting
When: Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 @ 6:30pm
Where: American Legion Post #184, 412 S. Camino Real, Redondo Beach CA  90277 (There is a small lot and street parking available)
Who: All Current and Lifetime Members of LARC in Good Standing
Purpose: Elections of 2016 Board of Officers, General Assembly to Review Club Operations
All eligible persons are strongly encouraged to attend.  Please contact Chris Sweeny or Lynn Leslie with any questions.


After a short Pre-season the 2016 campaign is finally upon us, We will continue our normal training schedule, Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7:30 to 9:30 at Westchester Park (7000 W. Manchester Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045). We will hold practice rain or shine so come prepared in case it’s raining.

The first game of the season is against Las Vegas Downtown in Las Vegas at Charlie Frias Park (4801 S Decatur Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89103) this Saturday, January 9th, 2016, at 1:30 PM.

Youth Rugby

Los Angeles Rugby has 6 different Age Brackets for Youth Rugby, including:

  • U8's
  • U10's
  • U12's
  • U14's
  • U16's (season begins in March)
  • U18's (season begins in March)

Please contact Bob Everett at ( for information on Youth Registration and scheduling information.  The Youth Season kicks off in mid-January.

Join Our Team/ Training Details

Interested in joining our Men's Rugby team? Please email our Recruitment Chair Nate Heiselt at (310-923-0597), or College Liaison Enrique Schulz at for more information.

Please fill out the link attached.

Please come prepared with the necessary equipment to train.  This includes:

  • Cleats / Boots (soccer or rugby style cleats are prohibited)
  • Rugby Jersey (or similar training jersey)
  • Rugby Shorts (please do not wear basketball shorts)
  • Mouthguard
  • Water (suggested 32 oz bottle)
  • NO JEWELRY (includes wrist watches, wedding rings, necklaces, earrings or any other type of body worn jewelry.  Please remove these before participating in any drills)

All training participants are required to be registered with USA Rugby.  Cost is $75 per member, and enrollment is good from September 1st through August 31st each year.  Click here to enroll:

Beginning November 4th, 2015, and each Wednesday thereafter (except holidays), LARC conducts a Crossfit training at Crossfit Southbay in Torrance from 7:00pm until 8:30pm. These trainings are strongly encouraged for all players.

Interested in joining our Youth Rugby teams? Please email our Youth Representatives Robert Everett at for more information.

Thank you for your interest in joining our family!


Current Los Angeles Rugby Players, please register to our website by clicking the link below:

    Everybody's Crazy About Rugby

    Running with the ball became common in 1830s at Rugby School and with its popularity over the years, more and more online casino portals have made it possible for their clients to place bets on rugby games. The various types of wagers that can be placed on games vary but the main ones are Fixed-odds bettings, Outright bets, Specials and Under bets. Rugby has gradually become North Americans’ favorite sport and it's not surprising that many of them consider placing bets their favorite pass time. Some are hardened risk-lovers and they go all over the place in search of adrenaline.

    2015 Sevens Season Details

    05/14/2015, 2:30pm PDT
    By Chris Sweeny

    LARC will begin training for the 2015 Sevens Season on Tuesday, May 12th, beginning at 6:00pm at Hermosa Valley School. (1645 Valley Dr, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254).  Practices will continue from May 12th, each Tuesday/Thursday, through Thursday, August 6th.  

    Bring your boots, rugby attire and water.  Be prepared for a lot of fitness!  The key to 7's rugby is fitness and the majority of the trainings will consist of endurance exercises.  DO NOT expect to play touch.  Please refer to the Wednesday night touch rugby sessions for information.

    Cost to play 7's rugby with LARC is $200 per member.  Payments received by June 1st receive the following:

    • Official LARC 7's jersey and shorts (Design to be released on April 15th!)
    • Match privileges to at least 5 tournaments
    • Training and CrossFit privileges (28 trainings and 14 Crossfit opportunities = 42 fitness sessions)
    • Paid travel accommodations to Tempe, AZ, for Sizzling 7's Qualifier Tournament on June 27
    Finally, please reserve Saturday, May 30th for an LARC team building exercise.  Details to be announced in the coming weeks.
    Here is the 2015 Sevens Schedule:

    May 23rd - Ensenada 7's (Men's Social in Ensenada, Mexico)

    June 6th – Vegas Midnight 7’s (Men’s and Women’s Social) 

    June 13th – Ventura 7’s (Men’s and Women’s Social) 

    *June 20th – OMBAC 7's (Mens’s Qualifier #1 – 12 Teams) 
    June 20th – Kern County 7’s (Men’s and Women’s Social) 

    *June 27th – Tempe 7’s (Men’s and Women’s Qualifier) 
    June 27th – Huntington Beach 7’s ( Social) 

    July 11th – Santa Barbara 7’s (Women’s Qualifier #2/ Social)
    *July 11th – Sunsplash 7’s (Men’s Qualifier #3/Social) 

    *July 18th – OC Ravens 7’s (Men’s Qualifier # 4/ Social ) 

    July 25th – OASIS 7’s (Men’s and Women’s Social) 

    August 1st – Open

    August 8th and 9th – 7’s Nationals (TBD)

    September 12th - San Luis Obispo Tri Tip 7's (Men's and Women's Social)


    *Denotes Qualifier Tournament

    Youth Rugby Starts in January!

    12/09/2014, 9:30am PST
    By Chris Sweeny

    Sign-ups for U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 & U18

    The LARC Youth Rugby program is ramping up and set to begin in early January.  If you, your child or someone you know if interested in playing Youth rugby, please reach out to our Youth council headed by Bob Everett.  His email address is:

    Additional details will be released in the coming weeks.  Please stay tuned to this website for more information.

    Los Angeles Rugby Youth U18 vs Back Bay U18; Saturday, May 2nd

    04/27/2015, 11:15am PDT
    By Los Angeles Rugby Club

    U-18 will be playing for the Southern California territory title on Saturday May 2nd at 5PM at CSU Long Beach.

    For those not in our Catalina Old Boys Rugby festival this weekend, please come support our boys versus the Back Bay U18 squad.

    Pre Season Tackling and Skills Sessions

    10/13/2014, 1:00pm PDT
    By Nate Heiselt

    Pre Season Training

    Pre Season Tackling and Skills Training has started on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8PM at Alondra Park in the South West corner of the park.

    Come out to learn or just brush up on your skills.

    3850 W. Manhattan Beach Boulevard Lawndale, CA 90260

    Los Angeles Rugby Club vs Las Vegas Downtown, Saturday, January 10th

    01/06/2015, 11:15am PST
    By Los Angeles Rugby Club

    Come out and Support The Southern California Division 1 Champs Kick off the 2015 season against Las Vegas.

    Division IV "LARC Godzilla" vs SOC Gators Division IV -Start Time of 12:00 pm
    Division 1 B-Side "LARC Blues" vs Las Vegas D1-B-Side -Start Time of 1:30 pm
    Premiere Men's Division I vs Las Vegas DI -Start Time of 3:00 pm

    Home Pitch - Dodson Middle School - 28014 Montereina Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

    Followed by Sharkeez Manhattan Beach, Sharkeez will be providing food/beverage to participants of the day’s matches and Supporters of rugby will be entitled to 33% off food/beverage at Sharkeez.

    USA Rugby CIPP Registration

    It is that time of the year where all members will need to renew their USA Rugby memberships.  The cost is $75/player ($65/coach), and the enrollment is valid from 9/1/2015 through 8/31/2016.

    **Renew Your USA Rugby Membership**

    Click the link above.

    Your username is your CIPP #.  You can obtain that information by looking on our team roster:
    If you cannot recall your password, click on the "forgot password" button and you will be given a temporary password.

    Los Angeles Rugby Club Player Registration


    email signup

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    Beach Rugby on an August evening just before sunset

    LARC after a good touch session, before taking the plunge in the 70-degree ocean