contact us

Captain: 727.465.3353

Coach: 727.420.2957

Match Secretary: 727.420.2957

3595 Locust St. SE
St. Petersburg, FL

(727) 420-2957

Bay Area Pelican Rugby Football Club, St. Petersburg, FL

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Bay Area Pelican Rugby Home

Bay Area Pelican Rugby Football Club website home page.


Tuesday - 7:00pm
Thursday - 7:30pm
Sawgrass Soccer Fields
1815 77th Ave N St.

Petersburg, FL 3370

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During daylight savings time, Thursdays, 6:30pm touch rugby

Undertow Beach Bar

3850 Gulf Blvd,

St Pete Beach, FL 33706

Club Officers

Coach: Jim Orandash
Captain: Aran Johnson
President: Kevin Murtaugh

Before you can take the field for Bay Area Pelican RFC, you must register (aka "CIPP") with USA Rugby at

Click on the link, type in "Bay Area Pelican Rugby", then click on register & follow the directions.

Do NOT omit "Bay Area"!

If you still have trouble,change to a different browser & try again or send us an e-mail so that we can help.

AGM Election Results

Pelican RFC's annual elections included some lively discussion followed by votes whose results were as follows:

  • President: Kevin Murtaugh
  • VP: Nate Hollow
  • Executive-at-Large: Peter Gibson
  • Treasurer: Craig Chalmers
  • Secretary: Perry Dempsey
  • Head Coach: Jim Orandash
  • Match Secretary: Thomas Nordman

It was confirmed that Player Captain, Social Director and Field Manager would be determined when 15s training starts in Fall, 2014.


Congratulations to all the board members.  We look forward to seeing the results from the many exciting new initiatives being undertaken.


July 12th Pelican Gulf Coast 7's tournament.

Lakewood Sports Complex

1201 58th Ave. S.; St. Pete, FL,  33705 

If your club is interested in summer 7s and some beach time the weekend of July 12, please contact Jim Orandash or the club e-mail icon at the top of this page ASAP.  Entry fee is $200.00 per team.

Expect a busy day &, based on the inputs so far, some stiff competition.