2015 East Kilbride Pirates - 30th Anniversary

East Kilbride Pirates are u17s British Champions!

September 5th, 2016

The East Kilbride Pirates Youth team won the British under 17s championship on Saturday 3 September at the Youth Britbowl event at Sheffield Hallam University Sports Park. Eight teams competed for the championship title on the day, in a knock-out tournament formula. All teams who competed had finished top in their conference from across the […]

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Britbowl heartache for Pirates junior team

August 29th, 2016

Kent Exiles 14 – East Kilbride Pirates 8 Their trip to Britbowl ended in heartache for the Pirates U19 squad when they had the title ripped from their grasp in the later stages after having led for most of the game. East Kilbride received the kick off and quickly moved into their stride. Early runs […]

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Pirates junior topple Titans for place at Britbowl finals

August 16th, 2016

Manchester Titans 00 – East Kilbride Pirates 16 The season of success continued for the Pirates Junior side when they added the title of Northern Conference Champions to that of Scottish Divisional Winners. They now have the opportunity to complete the set by winning the National Champions’ crown later this month. With half of their […]

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Text a donation today and become a Britbowl bus booster!

August 15th, 2016

We still need your help. Yesterday’s fantastic semi-final win over Manchester Titans for our juniors means both our Pirates youth and junior teams are now heading to compete for a British title within the next three weeks. This takes our Britbowl campaign bus bill to over £3,000. Please help us by donating a fiver or […]

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EKP junior – senior stories: Stuart Gilmour

August 13th, 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of Senior Stories, where each week writer Nicky Smith introduces one of our third year or ‘senior’ members of our junior squad. Now for the final instalment of our critically acclaimed Senior Stories series! And is there a better way to end it than with the man, the myth, the […]

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Pirates close 2016 campaign with comfortable win

August 9th, 2016

Sheffield Predators 14 East Kilbride Pirates 57 The Pirates brought down the curtain on their 2016 campaign with a comfortable win in Yorkshire. The resulting 6 win – 4 loss record means that there is no play-off action this year, so the planning to rectify that situation next season has already begun. On a field […]

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EKP junior – Senior Stories: Matt Caminade

August 4th, 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of Senior Stories, where each week writer Nicky Smith introduces one of our third year or ‘senior’ members of our junior squad. One of the best things about American Football is watching top flight athletes do things that you just cannot do. We don’t get to see too much of […]

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Donate a fiver by text and help our under 19s teams get to the finals!

August 2nd, 2016

We need your help. Donate just £5 by text, and you can help our youth and junior teams get to the national finals and playoffs this year! We’re delighted that thanks to their hard work both our Pirates youth and junior teams have earned Scottish championship titles this year. For the East Kilbride Pirates youth […]

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Pirates youth win 2016 Scottish championship title

August 1st, 2016

The East Kilbride Pirates U17 side followed their U19 team-mates in winning the Scottish Divisional title for the first time. They now go forward to the Britbowl Finals in Sheffield on 3rd September, looking to capture the National Championship crown. First up for the Pirates were the Edinburgh Wolves. The side from the capital had […]

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EKP junior – Senior Stories: Paul McLennan

July 29th, 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of Senior Stories, where each week writer Nicky Smith introduces one of our third year or ‘senior’ members of our junior squad. We’re going into the trenches with our latest instalment. If you love football, you tend to love O Linemen. And if you love O Linemen then you will […]

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