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Pirates On The Road To Recovery

June 11th, 2024

East Kilbride Pirates 13 – Edinburgh Wolves 3 East Kilbride put in a stubborn performance for a second consecutive home game, but this time they did get the rewards their efforts deserved. Despite the visitors taking the lead, EKP responded to go in front and preserve that advantage throughout. Edinburgh opted to receive the opening […]

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Pointless Pirates Regret Missed Opportunities

May 29th, 2024

East Kilbride Pirates 0 – Newcastle Vikings 8 Having already lost to the Vikings this season, East Kilbride were out for revenge on a wet day at GHA Rugby Club. Pre-match rumours that Newcastle’s star WR Terrell Brown had returned to the States proved to be unfounded as both he, and compatriot Mike Ruisch at […]

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Pirates punished by Titans

May 24th, 2024

Manchester Titans 42 – East Kilbride Pirates 0 The Pirates returned to league football after a lengthy break, and restarted with a tough challenge against reigning Champions, Manchester Titans. On a very warm day, both sides went three-and-out on their opening drive. However Manchester’s punt was muffed by the EK returner and the Titans regained […]

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Air Today, Gone Tomorrow

April 24th, 2024

Newcastle Vikings 23 – East Kilbride Pirates 6 After both teams started with wins in their first games, the Pirates travelled to face a Newcastle side, recently promoted to the Premier Division. To bolster their squad, the Vikings had added a couple of US players from the BUCS league and the pairing of QB Michael […]

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A Promising Start

April 17th, 2024

Merseyside Nighthawks 7 – East Kilbride Pirates 43 East Kilbride travelled to Merseyside for the start of the latest chapter in the Pirates’ story. New Head Coach, Matthew “Spoonie” Davies has recruited well, with a large playing squad and a plethora of coaches on the sidelines, and there was optimism in the air as kick […]

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Pirates ready for first test of the season

April 8th, 2024

Pre-season is now officially over, with less than a week to go until the Pirates senior team face off against Merseyside Nighthawks on the road in the opening game of the 2024 National Leagues Premiership season. Head Coach Matthew ‘Spoonie’ Davies, is looking forward to his first outing at the helm. “The first game of […]

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EKP Women ready to test themselves at National Finals

December 8th, 2023

Tomorrow sees the East Kilbride Pirates Women’s flag team take part in the Women’s Flag Football League National Championships indoors at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Centre from 11.15am, as the top 8 teams in Great Britain do battle for the national title. EKPW flag will be looking to capitalise on a storming regular season which saw […]

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Matthew Davies named as new adult contact Head Coach

November 6th, 2023

Following the conclusion of the search for a new Head Coach for the East Kilbride Pirates Adult Contact team, Matthew Davies has been appointed to the role with immediate effect. Matthew is a well-known and respected face across the British American Football community. As well as being a veteran offensive lineman for the Pirates, he […]

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Andrew McGowan steps away as Pirates Head Coach

October 25th, 2023

Following the end of the 2023 season, current Pirates adult contact team Head Coach Andrew McGowan has decided to step away due to workload and other commitments. “We would like the extend a huge thank you to Andrew for everything he’s done for the Pirates on and off the field during his long time with […]

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Final Day Dampener For Pirates

August 17th, 2023

Edinburgh Wolves 14 – East Kilbride Pirates 00 Despite there being nothing at stake for the Pirates, they were still looking to end their campaign on a high note. Edinburgh, on the other hand, needed a victory to ensure post-season action. A pre-game torrential downpour that continued into the first quarter saw both teams get […]

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