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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Pirates see stars as Americans earn their stripes

April 7th, 2019

East Kilbride Pirates junior 08 – 55 Team Stars & Stripes The Pirates link up with Global Football Limited moved into its fourth year with the visit of this High School side. Global Football take teams from both College and High School Level on educational trips around the world and incorporate challenge matches into their […]

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Pirates and GHA work together on cardiac testing opportunity in memory of Rob Worboys

April 1st, 2019

Rob Worboys, a popular player with the East Kilbride Pirates American Football Club tragically passed away in 2016 aged 27 as the result of an undiagnosed heart condition. Every week in the UK at least 12 young people die of similar undiagnosed heart conditions.  A staggering 80% have no prior symptoms – just like Rob. […]

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