Tampa Bay Krewe

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Tampa Bay Area Krewe
Full name Tampa Bay Area Krewe Rugby Football Club
Union Florida RFU
Founded 1989
Ground(s) Skyview Park, Tampa (Capacity: variable)
President United States Jeff Alexander
Coach(es) Wales Dai Morgan
Official website
www.krewerugby.com

The Tampa Bay Krewe, or Krewe Rugby, are a rugby union team based in the Tampa Bay Area of Florida. They are members of the Florida Rugby Union, the organizational body for rugby union in Florida, and have sides in Division I, III in USA Rugby: plus a developmental social side.

The club was founded in 1989 by ten Tampa Bay area professionals who had previously been members of different novice to semi-professional level rugby union teams. They began in USA Rugby Division II, and added a Division III team and a women's rugby team in 2007. In 2011 the A-Side was promoted to Division I competition. The Krewe are one of Florida's most successful rugby clubs, with its various teams having brought home several state and regional titles, as well as the 2010 Division II National Championship and the 2011 Runner-up.

Championships[edit]

  • Tampa Bay Krewe Division III team - 1997 Florida Cup Champion.
  • Tampa Bay Krewe Division III team - 2008 Florida Cup Champion.
  • Tampa Bay Krewe Division III team - 2009 Florida Cup Champion.
  • Tampa Bay Krewe Division II team - 2009 Rugby South Champion.
  • Tampa Bay Krewe Division II team - 2010 National Champion.
  • Tampa Bay Krewe Division I team - 2010 Florida Cup Champion.
  • Tampa Bay Krewe Division III team - 2010 Florida Cup Champion.
  • Tampa Bay Krewe Division II team - 2010 National Champion.
  • Tampa Bay Krewe Division II team - 2011 National Runner-ups