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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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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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