Juniors clinch Scottish title with win over Wildcats

July 17th, 2018

Highland Wildcats 18 – East Kilbride Pirates 28 The Junior Pirates clinched their third consecutive Scottish title with a come from behind win in Inverness on Sunday. The Wildcats sprung straight out of the traps, scoring on a 47-yard run by Alex Roberts on the first play of the game. East Kilbride’s first drive stalled […]

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No reprieve As Pirates plummet towards relegation

July 11th, 2018

East Kilbride Pirates 12 – Merseyside Nighthawks 25 The Pirates’ seven year stay in the Premier Division looks set to come to an end. They would need to win both remaining games at Merseyside and Tamworth while other results also went in their favour to avoid the drop to Division 1 next year. East Kilbride […]

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Titans U19 sink Pirates

July 11th, 2018

East Kilbride Pirates 12 – Manchester Titans 37 The Pirates U-19 side went into this game knowing that a win would guarantee them home field advantage in the semi-finals in August. However, with both regular quarterbacks unavailable, former youth QB Lewis Smith had to move from his position on the defensive line to take control […]

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Hamilton Buccaneers – youth tournament report

July 11th, 2018

Hamilton Buccaneers played host to the final Youth Tournament of the Season on Saturday. The late withdrawal of Gateshead Senators left the Scottish triumvirate to complete a shortened round-robin event. HAMILTON BUCCANEERS 00 – EAST KILBRIDE PIRATES 61 First up was the home side against near neighbour East Kilbride Pirates. Unfortunately for the Buccaneers, the […]

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Pirates scuttled by unphamiliar Phoenix

July 2nd, 2018

East Kilbride Pirates 00 – Tamworth Phoenix 46 Tamworth arrived in Scotland ill-prepared for their game against EK. Indeed, they arrived with an incomplete set of gameshirts and had to borrow East Kilbride’s “away” kit to wear during the match. Despite the strange look however, Tamworth put in the type of performance expected from a […]

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