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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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Pirates Sign Off With A Win

July 26th, 2023

East Kilbride Pirates 42 – Merseyside Nighthawks 00 In their final home game of their first season back in the Premier Division, East Kilbride ran out comfortable victors against a winless Merseyside outfit. The Nighthawks tried to catch their hosts napping by going for an onside kick on the opening kick-off, but Ryan Miller recovered […]

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Titans Wear Down Pirates’ Resistance

July 19th, 2023

East Kilbride Pirates 10 – Manchester Titans 48 Following the cancellation of their game at Leicester, East Kilbride were keen to get back on the field for the first time in 4 weeks, even if it was against the unbeaten, and reigning Champions,  Manchester Titans. Neither side scored on their first possession and EK also […]

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Heads Held High Despite Heavy Defeat

June 22nd, 2023

Manchester Titans 55 – East Kilbride Pirates 07 East Kilbride knew going into this game that it would be their toughest fixture of the season, away to the current British champions. The task at hand became even harder when a raft of injuries, unavailabilities and late call offs saw them head South with just 26 […]

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Pirates Edge It In Nail-biting Finish

June 15th, 2023

East Kilbride Pirates 14 – Leicester Panthers 13 In Sunday’s early kick off, the Pirates junior side set the tone for the day with an impressive 59-0 win over Manchester Titans that included 4 TD’s for running back Oscar Lai and 3 for wide receiver Arran McDonald. There were also scores for Ben Grove and […]

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LGBTIQ+ friendly taster sessions for LEAP Sports Scotland’s Festival Fortnight

June 14th, 2023

As part of our celebration of #Pride2023 we’re delighted to be hosting open taster sessions as part of the wider LEAP Sports Scotland #FestivalFortnight initiative. The aim of #FestivalFortnight is to encourage LGBTIQ+ people and their friends to find out more about what sport and physical activities are available to them, to try something new […]

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