The Way We Were….1993

August 26th, 2020

A short step forward since our last look back, but 1993 saw a big improvement in the team and the Club’s first winning regular season, and as a result, its first involvement in play-off football. A narrow 0-7 loss at Granite City Oilers kicked off the campaign, followed by successive home wins against the short-lived […]

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Douglas “Herschel” McGougan 1972-2020

August 14th, 2020

Everyone at the club was saddened to hear of the recent sudden passing of former Pirates’ Running Back, Douglas McGougan. Douglas, who also played for the Glasgow University Tigers, was given the nickname Herschel after the former Dallas Cowboys RB Herschel Walker. That name immediately stuck and followed him him beyond his playing career, even […]

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