Pirates lose on the road to Merseyside Nighthawks

July 28th, 2017

Merseyside Nighthawks 59 – East Kilbride Pirates 13 A fourth straight defeat finally extinguished any slim hopes of post-season football this year and the Pirates must use the remaining fixtures to start building for next season. This game didn’t start well for EK. Their first drive came to a halt when the ball was stripped […]

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Juniors clinch play-off spot with win over Nighthawks

July 27th, 2017

Merseyside Nighthawks 6 – East Kilbride Pirates 56 Last Sunday saw a convoy leave East Kilbride as both the junior and Senior teams travelled to face the Merseyside Nighthawks. The Juniors drew the short straw and had to make the earlier start as they were due to play first. Going into the game, they knew […]

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East Kilbride Pirates youth tournament report

July 25th, 2017

East Kilbride Pirates hosted the last tournament of the regular season on Saturday, and despite having already clinched top spot in the Scottish Conference, they were keen to maintain their unbeaten record. First up were the Edinburgh Wolves. After stopping the Wolves on their opening drive, the Pirates soon moved into the lead on a […]

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Pirates suffer heavy defeat at home to Tamworth

July 12th, 2017

East Kilbride Pirates 7 – Tamworth Phoenix 59 The Pirates poor run of form continued with a heavy defeat at home to conference leaders Tamworth. The visitors had eight possessions in the first half and scored on every one of them. Tamworth received the opening kick off and immediately set about moving the ball up […]

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Juniors continue unbeaten run against Leeds Academy

July 11th, 2017

East Kilbride Pirates 36 – Leeds Academy Assassins 0 The Junior Pirates continued their unbeaten run when they entertained Leeds Academy on Sunday, and although the Assassins travelled with a small squad, they still managed to give East Kilbride a good work out. The opening period was evenly matched until the Pirates’ defense held Leeds […]

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Hamilton Buccaneers youth tournament report

July 3rd, 2017

July 1 marked the fifth anniversary of the formation of Hamilton Buccaneers and to celebrate they hosted the most recent Scottish Youth Tournament. First up for the home side was a game against a strong Highland Wildcats team. On the back of a multi-TD performance by running back Aaron Paterson, the Wildcats ran out comprehensive […]

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