2015 East Kilbride Pirates - 30th Anniversary

Vikings Repelled As Pirates March Onwards

August 17th, 2022

East Kilbride Pirates 42 – Northumberland Vikings 06 With both sides having shared two close games during the regular season, many expected another tight encounter in this play-off match up. East Kilbride had other ideas however, and came out with all guns blazing. The Pirates kicked off and soon forced the Vikings to punt. Their […]

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Pirates clinch division title

August 3rd, 2022

Lancashire Wolverines 07 – East Kilbride Pirates 34 Having secured their place in the play-offs last week, East Kilbride needed a win to also secure the NFC 1 North title, along with a home game in the first knockout round. Determined to do so, they were quickly out of the blocks in this encounter. After […]

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Pirates Reign On Rams’ Parade

July 26th, 2022

Yorkshire Rams 00 – East Kilbride Pirates 19 Both sides went into this game knowing that a win would secure a place in the post-season playoffs. The Rams were also using it as a Testimonial for a retiring player, but it was the Pirates who picked up all the prizes at a rain-soaked John Charles […]

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Air Display Secures Vital Victory

July 6th, 2022

Glasgow Tigers 03 – East Kilbride Pirates 26 Last Sunday, East Kilbride travelled to Clydebank to face their nearest neighbours. On a blustery day under the flight-path for Glasgow Airport, a win was essential to maintain momentum for a place in the post-season action. EK received the ball first, but quickly had to punt. A […]

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Pirates Get Back To Winning Ways

June 28th, 2022

East Kilbride Pirates 56 – Lancashire Wolverines 00 After the disappointing loss in their previous home game, it was imperative that there were no further slip-ups in the Pirates pursuit of playoff football. Despite that, EK showed definite signs of a hangover from that defeat in the early stages of this game. Indeed, it was […]

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Vikings gain revenge as Pirates fail to shine

June 21st, 2022

East Kilbride Pirates 07 – Northumberland Vikings 24 East Kilbride suffered their first loss of the season and dropped to second place in the Division as a result. Having won in Newcastle earlier in the campaign, hopes were high that the Pirates could continue their unbeaten run. However, Sunday’s opponents were determined not to let […]

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Pirates suffer narrow defeat as Wolves remain unbeaten

June 21st, 2022

East Kilbride Pirates 00 – Edinburgh Wolves 06 Saturday marked the penultimate game of an abridged campaign for the Pirates Women. What had originally been set as a 4-tournament, 8-game season, has ended up with just 5 games, and only EKP and Edinburgh making it to the conclusion. Despite having lost twice to the Wolves […]

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Explosive Pirates leave Goliaths stunned

June 7th, 2022

East Kilbride Pirates 71 – Inverclyde Goliaths 08 The Pirates’ unbeaten start to the season continued with a convincing win against Inverclyde Goliaths. Seven first-half possessions brought seven touchdowns as the home side blew their opponents away. Inverclyde kicked off and East Kilbride immediately hit the ground running. 5 carries by Dougie Meechan in a […]

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Tigers tamed as Pirates continue unbeaten run

May 24th, 2022

East Kilbride Pirates 38 – Glasgow Tigers 00 Both sides struggled to get into any rhythm in the early stages and the first period passed without any scoring. Early in the second, a good punt return by Christian Rubuga took the ball back to midfield. From there it needed just two carries by Dougie Meechan […]

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Pirates repel late Rams raid to secure win

May 18th, 2022

East Kilbride Pirates 17 – Yorkshire Rams 14 The Pirates’ first home encounter of the season saw them take on a Rams side that had scored a colossal 170 points in their first two games. A tentative first quarter ended scoreless, but EK were moving the ball forward as the game progressed into the second […]

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