2015 East Kilbride Pirates - 30th Anniversary

Pirates Dictate Narrative In Tale Of The Bank

May 4th, 2022

Inverclyde Goliaths 14 – East Kilbride Pirates 46 Having won in Newcastle the week before, East Kilbride made the shorter journey to Greenock on Sunday to face Inverclyde Goliaths. With Sam Montgomerie starting at QB, the Pirates kicked off and, after the initial exchanges, took the lead on their second drive. A 26-yard pass to […]

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Last Gasp Win As Pirates Plunder Vikings

April 26th, 2022

Northumberland Vikings 14 – East Kilbride Pirates 17 Following the lack of competition in 2020 and the Covid-shortened  campaign in 2021, the Pirates kicked off their 2022 League season with a trip to Newcastle. The Vikings already had two wins under their belts and were keen to maintain their positive start. On a bright but […]

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Notice of club AGM – Sun 27 March

March 13th, 2022

Notice of Annual General Meeting The East Kilbride Pirates will hold their club Annual General Meeting on Sunday 27 March at 12-1pm at the Bowls Pavilion, Hamilton Palace Sports Ground. This is our first AGM since 2020, as our 2021 one was not possible face-to-face during Covid-19 and we had no provision to hold an […]

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Senior schedule released

January 25th, 2022

After a shortened campaign in 2021, the East Kilbride Pirates have their schedule for the new campaign, and preparations have begun for the new season. After only six games in 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Pirates finished the season in dominating fashion topping the Caledonia conference table. A convincing victory over the Inverclyde […]

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Pirates end on a high note

October 21st, 2021

Inverclyde Goliaths 00 – East Kilbride Pirates 35   East Kilbride brought down the curtain on their truncated, post-Covid 2021 campaign with a shut-out victory at Battery Park in Greenock. In doing so, they secured top spot in the Caledonia Conference Championship. After receiving the kickoff and returning it into Goliaths’ territory, the Pirates took […]

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Andrew McGowan named senior team head coach as Jamie McLaughlin steps away

October 20th, 2021

Following a successful end to the 2021 season, current head coach Jamie McLaughlin has decided to step away to spend more time with his imminently expanding young family. Jamie has been involved with the Pirates as a player and coach for nearly 15 years. He leaves his head coaching role on a high note, after […]

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Pirates suffer capital punishment

October 6th, 2021

Edinburgh Wolves 14 – East Kilbride Pirates 00 The two sides vying for the Scottish Caledonia Conference title met at Edinburgh University’s Peffermill Playing Fields on Sunday. East Kilbride had triumphed 14-0 in the Week 1 encounter and they had both won all their games since. The Pirates got off to the worst possible start […]

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Pirates struggle to tame Tigers

September 22nd, 2021

Glasgow Tigers 00 – East Kilbride Pirates 35 The misleading score line does not tell the tale of the Pirates’ poorest performance of the season, as they toiled against a side they had beaten convincingly just two weeks earlier. East Kilbride simply failed to get into their stride in a staccato game interrupted by incomplete […]

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Pirates’ variety leaves Tigers in the soup

September 7th, 2021

East Kilbride Pirates 57 – 0 Glasgow Tigers East Kilbride secured their third win of a shortened season with a comfortable 57 point win over near neighbours, the Glasgow Tigers. After both teams had to punt away possession on their opening drives, it was the visitors who had the first opportunity to score. However, the […]

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Join our Women’s Flag team for the 2021 season

September 1st, 2021

We’re looking for new recruits for our Women’s Flag team ahead of the 2021 women’s flag football league season getting underway. No experience is necessary, and the team prides itself on being welcoming to players of any shape or size, or background. American Football has a role for everyone, and at the taster session you’ll […]

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