2015 East Kilbride Pirates - 30th Anniversary

Notice of Annual General Meeting

January 31st, 2016

The East Kilbride Pirates Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday 21 February, from 12pm – 12.55pm in the function hall of the Bowls Pavilion, Hamilton Palace Sports Ground, Hamilton ML3 6BY. Who can attend? All Pirates club members, coaches, committee, friends, family and supporters are welcome to attend the AGM. This includes our […]

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Pirates women get kit thanks to Lottery award

January 29th, 2016

The East Kilbride Pirates women’s American Football team have held their first fully kitted practices, thanks to money from the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All Scotland grant scheme. “We’re delighted that the team have received support from Awards for All Scotland,” said Club Chairman Amanda McDonald. “It’s enabled us to buy full kit including […]

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Playing for the Pirates – part two

January 3rd, 2016

Interested in playing for the Pirates but not sure what it might be like? Following on from part one, our 2015 rookies give the lowdown on life at the Pirates from the best bits to the challenges, and offer new players some advice. Here’s their thoughts on… …The best thing about their rookie year “Getting […]

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Playing for the Pirates – part one

January 1st, 2016

We’ve already told you what sets us apart from other teams, but what do our players think? We asked some of the people who were rookies in 2015 to tell us in their own words about being the new guys on the block and what playing for the Pirates is like. Here’s what they think […]

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Rookie day set for Sun 10th January

November 28th, 2015

Want to play for the Pirates? Come along to our rookie session at Hamilton Palace Sports Ground on Sunday 10 January from 12.30-3pm. We’ll start off with a welcome meeting in the bowls hall from 12.30-1.00pm where you’ll get a chance to find out more about playing for the Pirates, complete some paperwork and meet […]

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Welcome to our new website!

November 15th, 2015

To celebrate the year of our 30th Anniversary and the end of our 2015 season, we are very proud to launch our brand new website. Our new website is fully responsive, meaning it will display as a mobile site and fit to scale on all devices. Also it is now content manageable so now we […]

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We receive Bronze Club SL status

November 15th, 2015

We’re delighted to share the news that we’ve achieved South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture’s Club SL Bronze Award status. Club SL is an accreditation scheme that reviews all aspects of a club, including it’s administration, insurance and development plan and makes sure it provides a safe and welcoming environment for children. We’re very proud to […]

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Young stars recognised at youth and junior awards

November 12th, 2015

Friday 30 October saw the club celebrate the 2015 successes of our youth and junior teams with a special awards night held at our home ground of Hamilton Rugby Club. From a second trip to youth BritBowl for Pirates Youth and another good season as wildcard runners up for the Hamilton Buccaneers, to the junior […]

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