Pirates fall against Blitz in junior Britbowl battle

August 29th, 2017

East Kilbride Pirates 42 – London Blitz 46 For the second successive year the Junior Pirates came within minutes of winning the British title, only to see it taken away in the dying moments of the game.  However, they should not be too disappointed as they contributed greatly to a game that will continue to […]

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Pirates junior secure Britbowl place with win over Caesars

August 25th, 2017

East Kilbride Pirates 20 – Nottingham Caesars 12 On Saturday the Juniors played host to Nottingham Caesars in the Northern Conference Championship game, competing for the right to play in this year’s Britbowl Final. Nottingham had first possession and made steady progress on the back of their running game before eventually being forced to punt. […]

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Britbowl u17 National Championship report

August 25th, 2017

Having secured the Scottish Divisional Title, the Pirates’ U17 side headed to Sheffield to see if they could also retain their British Championship crown. EAST KILBRIDE PIRATES 32 – LEEDS ACADEMY ASSASSINS 12 First up was Leeds Academy Assassins in the Quarter Final. EK were quick out of the blocks, and after forcing Leeds to […]

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Season ends for Pirates with loss away to Sheffield Giants

August 9th, 2017

Sheffield Giants 46 – East Kilbride Pirates 14 The curtain came down on the Pirates’ 2017 Season, and unfortunately there was no grand finale to close out the campaign. EK kicked off and soon made the home side punt, however a holding call on the return saw the Pirates start deep in their own territory. […]

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Pirates back to winning ways with victory over Wolverines

August 1st, 2017

East Kilbride Pirates 32 – Lancashire Wolverines 16 The Pirates got back to winning ways thanks to a strong final quarter, after a closely matched game in the earlier stages. It started promisingly for East Kilbride, who took their initial drive all the way to the Lancs 14-yard line from where QB Neil Baptie connected […]

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