2015 East Kilbride Pirates - 30th Anniversary

EKP junior: Senior Stories – Matthew Hamilton

May 24th, 2016

Welcome to the next edition of Senior Stories, where each week writer Nicky Smith introduces one of our third year or ‘senior’ members of our junior squad. This week we introduce you to one of the Divas, at least position wise, Wide Receiver Matthew Hamilton. The Essentials Name: Matthew Hamilton Position: Wide Receiver Nickname: Shoes […]

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Pirates dominated by Nighthawks

May 23rd, 2016

Looking to continue momentum from their last outing East Kilbride travelled south to take on the division’s newly promoted outfit, the Merseyside Nighthawks. It was, however, not to be as the streaking Nighthawks dominated an all-round poor Pirates performance which left much to be desired. The Pirates received the opening kick-off but quickly went 3 […]

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EKP Junior: Senior Stories – Gavin Russell

May 17th, 2016

Welcome to the next edition of Senior Stories, where each week writer Nicky Smith introduces one of our third year or ‘senior’ members of our junior squad. We have a treat in store for you this week. Finally we get to go to the defensive side of the ball – the side of the ball […]

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EKP Junior: Senior Stories – Jackson Christie

May 11th, 2016

Welcome to the next edition of Senior Stories, where each week writer Nicky Smith introduces one of our third year or ‘senior’ members of our junior squad. This week we picked one of our unsung heroes of the offensive line to be centre stage. The O line tend to not get the credit they deserve […]

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Pirates bounce back against Jets

May 8th, 2016

East Kilbride Pirates 37 Coventry Jets 0 The Pirates got back to winning ways after their humiliation at the hands of Tamworth just six days earlier, with a comfortable win against a depleted Coventry side on Saturday. The Jets travelled north with a small squad and their lack of numbers was to tell as the […]

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Senior team player of the week – Andrew Prentice

May 6th, 2016

Andrew Prentice was one of the few bright spots on Sunday as the Pirates fell to their first regular season home loss in years. Building on a strong outing against Lancashire, Prentice, a rookie, scored EK’s only points of the day in the first quarter. Prentice is pictured here dragging a Tamworth defender  into the […]

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Junior MVPs – Newcastle game

May 6th, 2016

American football is the ultimate team sport; it requires the whole team to be on the same page every play and for everyone to do their job on that play, otherwise there is little chance for success. Some people however, do their job and then a little bit more. These cherry-on-toppers stand out from the […]

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EKP Junior: Senior Stories – Nick Kosic

May 3rd, 2016

Welcome to the first edition of our new series Senior Stories, where each week writer Nicky Smith introduces one of our third year or ‘senior’ members of our junior squad. The career of a Junior player is a short one as they can only take part between the ages of 16 and 19. This year […]

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Pirates torched by flaming Phoenix

May 3rd, 2016

East Kilbride Pirates 7 Tamworth Phoenix 55 East Kilbride not only gave up their eight year old unbeaten home League record, but suffered an embarrassing defeat at the hands of their closest rivals. Tamworth simply outplayed the Pirates in every phase of the game and have put themselves in the driving seat for the race […]

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Juniors stay top with strong home win

May 3rd, 2016

East Kilbride Pirates 36 Newcastle Vikings 12 EKP juniors set out to build on their week one win over Highland Wildcats as they faced Newcastle Vikings on Sunday. However, it was the visitors who were first to show, as they took the lead on a 39-yard fumble recovery and return by Ben Evans. The extra […]

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