2015 East Kilbride Pirates - 30th Anniversary

Pirates revel in the joy of six

June 16th, 2019

East Kilbride Pirates 39 – Glasgow Tigers 07 East Kilbride notched up their sixth straight win of the season with a victory over local rivals Glasgow Tigers. The Pirates sit top of their Division with a perfect 6-0 record and find themselves in the driving seat for race to the play-offs. A first play fumble […]

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Pirates’ Dick Picks Repel Viking Attackers

June 10th, 2019

Northumberland Vikings 05 – East Kilbride Pirates 08 The Pirates held on in this low-scoring contest to record their fifth straight win. That success was due in no small part to their Defense, who contributed no fewer than four second half interceptions to help ensure the victory. DB Chris Dick led the way with two […]

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Pirates turn tide on Titans

June 5th, 2019

East Kilbride Pirates 24 – 7 Manchester Titans A famous son of Manchester once wrote ‘don’t look back in anger’ – and hopefully the Titans were not doing so on the way down the M6 last Sunday afternoon.  This top of the table clash between two unbeaten teams wasn’t exactly a classic, but it was […]

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Pirates’ Likely Lads Extend Winning Run

June 3rd, 2019

East Kilbride Pirates 49 – Gateshead Senators 12 East Kilbride continued their unbeaten start to the season with a comfortable home victory. The Club are starting to reap the benefits of their strong Youth and Junior programmes with several graduates contributing to the success on Sunday. The tone was set on the first drive when […]

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Pirates U19 eventually sink Buccaneers

May 22nd, 2019

Chorley Buccaneers 28 – 36 East Kilbride Pirates On the pages of a dictionary, the definition of ‘Pirate’ and ‘Buccaneer’ are very similar.  On the football field in Preston on Sunday afternoon, there was also little difference between the two teams battling it out. This may have come as a surprise to distant observers, and […]

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Tigers tamed as Montgomerie earns MVP

May 19th, 2019

Glasgow Tigers 14 – East Kilbride Pirates 47 With regular QB Neil Baptie unavailable, it fell to Pirates’ Academy graduate Sam Montgomerie to take over at the helm. The former Youth and Junior player rewarded his Coach’s faith with a mature performance in leading his team to a comprehensive victory. For the second consecutive game, […]

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Pirates punish Assassins

May 15th, 2019

East Kilbride Pirates 46 – 8 Yorkshire Academy Assassins The Assassins sent a small but strong squad north of the border, however the Yorkshire outfit was put to the sword – not only experiencing razor-edge attacking and powerful, defensive parrying from the Pirates, but also feeling the pointy-end of their special teams’ cutlasses against their […]

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Rams fleeced after locking horns with Pirates

May 13th, 2019

East Kilbride Pirates 47 – Yorkshire Academy Rams 12 The Pirates opened up their home schedule with a comfortable win to take them to 2-0 for the season to date. They made the best possible start, when on the first play from scrimmage, running back Dougie Meechan scored on a 53-yard dash, and while Allan […]

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Pirates claim victory over Wildcats

April 30th, 2019

Highland Wildcats 20 – 42 East Kilbride Pirates Junior The East Kilbride Pirates Junior team set sail for the opening game of their 2019 season to the familiar waters of Inverness – home of the Highland Wildcats.  Bught Park is a beautiful setting for a game of gridiron, the facilities are excellent, and the welcome […]

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Pirates drill to success from solid defensive platform

April 15th, 2019

Aberdeen Roughnecks 12 – East Kilbride Pirates 23 Last weekend saw the Pirates play their first game in Division 1 since 2011 and also their first competitive visit to the Granite City in 25 years. Having gone winless in 2018 and been relegated as a result, many were wondering if East Kilbride’s downward spiral would […]

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