2015 East Kilbride Pirates - 30th Anniversary

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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Juniors go undefeated and take Scottish Champions crown

July 18th, 2016

East Kilbride Pirates 26 – Highland Wildcats 16 While it has been an indifferent season for their Senior counterparts, the Pirates Junior side has quietly gone about its business, ending up as Scottish Champions and going undefeated in the process. Reigning title-holders Highland were hot on their tail throughout and went into this last tie […]

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Resounding win over Predators

July 18th, 2016

East Kilbride Pirates 69 Sheffield Predators 0 East Kilbride saved their best performance for the last home game of the season with a resounding win over Sheffield Predators. Following recent maintenance work to the main pitch, there was some rutting on the playing surface and the visitors expressed their concern about its safety. The Pirates […]

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EKP junior: Senior Stories – Cameron Wilson

July 12th, 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. After our wedding season break its time for edition number seven! This time it’s our pleasure to introduce you to a player in his first season in the […]

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Women’s team flag football taster – Tuesday 2 August, 7pm

July 11th, 2016

Fancy trying a new sport? The East Kilbride Pirates Women’s team are holding another flag football taster session on Tuesday 2 August from 7pm – 8.30pm on Glasgow Green, meeting on the corner near West bar. No experience or equipment is needed and we’ll teach you everything you need to know. We launched our women’s […]

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Fourth defeat ends play-off hopes for Pirates

June 27th, 2016

East Kilbride Pirates 3 Merseyside Nighthawks 23 A fourth defeat of this year’s campaign finally closed the door on the Pirates’ play-off hopes for 2016. With both Merseyside and Tamworth still undefeated, the worst that either can finish is 6-4. This matches EK’s best possible finish, but both hold head-to-head advantage over the Pirates. The […]

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Women’s team taster on Tuesday

June 27th, 2016

Fancy trying a new sport? The East Kilbride Pirates Women’s team are holding a flag football taster session on Tuesday 28 June at 7pm on Glasgow Green. No experience or equipment is needed and we’ll teach you everything you need to know. We launched our women’s only team in September 2015 and since then we’ve […]

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Pirates enjoy North Central College challenge

June 20th, 2016

East Kilbride Pirates 0 North Central College Cardinals 81 East Kilbride took a break from their domestic season to play host to the visiting NCAA Div III side from Illinois. The inexperienced Pirates team knew they would be in for a hard time, and despite the heavy defeat, enjoyed the opportunity to play against top […]

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EKP junior: Senior Stories – Darren Robert

June 18th, 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. It’s time for edition number six, and it’s back to the defensive side of the ball with one of the biggest characters on the team – linebacker Darren […]

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Pirates fall short against Phoenix

June 14th, 2016

Tamworth Phoenix 15 East Kilbride Pirates 13 Despite putting in a performance more reminiscent of years past, the Pirates just came up short in their bid to keep the defence of their title alive. Instead it was challengers to the throne Tamworth who took the victory, leaving East Kilbride to concentrate on securing second spot […]

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