2015 East Kilbride Pirates - 30th Anniversary

Updated club statement regarding COVID-19 – 13 March 2019

March 13th, 2020

In line with the announcement released today from our National Governing Body, the British American Football Association, we regret to inform everyone across the club that all East Kilbride Pirates and Hamilton Buccaneers activity is now immediately suspended until further notice. Although this is very tough news to share, above all, the health and wellbeing […]

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Club statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 11th, 2020

Following the developing situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19), we’ve been asked questions about our intentions regarding forthcoming events at different levels across our club and our plans to take precautionary measures. At the moment we have no plans to cancel or postpone any upcoming friendlies, practices or training camps at any level across the club. This […]

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New club committee elected for 2020

February 29th, 2020

The East Kilbride Pirates American Football Club held their Annual General Meeting on Sunday 23 February, electing the committee who will lead them for the year ahead. The event at Hamilton Palace Sports Ground was attended by players, coaches and staff from across the Club. Club Chair Amanda McDonald was reelected for another two year […]

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Sapphire D1 North – Pirates home tournament review

February 3rd, 2020

The BAFA Sapphire Series came north of the border on Saturday, as the EK Pirates Women’s contact team hosted the second tournament of the D1 North season at Toryglen, Glasgow.  The games were played in the imposing shadow of Hampden Park, Scotland’s National Stadium.  And EKPW, as the only current women’s contact team in the […]

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Pirates launch second cadet flag team based in EK

February 2nd, 2020

Following on from the growing success of our Hamilton Buccaneers cadet flag team for ages 9-13, we’re delighted to share the news that we’re launching a second cadet flag team – based in East Kilbride. Our East Kilbride Pirates cadet team will also welcome players aged 9-13 and will run on Sunday mornings from 10am-12pm […]

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2020 Club AGM announced

January 28th, 2020

The East Kilbride Pirates American Football Club Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday 23 February, from 12pm – 12.55pm in the Bowls Pavilion, Hamilton Palace Sports Ground, Mote Hill, Hamilton, ML3 6BY. Who can attend? All Pirates club members, coaches, committee, friends, family and supporters are welcome to attend the AGM. This includes […]

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Pirates crown young stars at youth and junior awards night

December 5th, 2019

Saturday evening saw over 170 players, coaches, family and friends gather together at the Ballerup Hall in East Kilbride to celebrate the successes of the four teams for young people that are part of the East Kilbride Pirates American Football Club – East Kilbride Pirates youth contact, East Kilbride Pirates junior contact, Hamilton Buccaneers youth […]

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Coaching vacancies – East Kilbride Pirates junior team

November 18th, 2019

We’re looking for positional and assistant coaches to join the staff of one of the UK’s top U19s American Football teams. Interested candidates should: Hold a minimum BAFCA Level 1 coaching qualification or be prepared to work towards this at the earliest opportunity Have existing coaching experience or clearly show how their skills and experience […]

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Nicky Smith appointed as junior team head coach

November 18th, 2019

Following the end of the 2019 National Leagues season, Matthew ‘Spoonie’ Davies has decided to step away as head coach of the East Kilbride Pirates Junior team and from the wider club, to take a well-earned break from football. Defensive coordinator Nicky Smith is stepping up to take over the head coach role for the […]

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EKP women’s flag team finish regular season in style

November 11th, 2019

The Pirates hosted their second home Opal game-day in their history this past weekend as they wrapped up their regular season in style. Four tough losses in the past two game-days had the East Kilbride side sitting precariously at the top of the Highland North Conference, as the visiting Manchester Titans and Chorley Buccaneers were […]

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