The official site of the Paisley Pirates. Founded in 1946. Home games are played at Braehead Arena.
March 2017

PIRATES IN PLAYOFF FINALS

PAISLEY PIRATES   8          NORTH AYRSHIRE WILD   1 (AGG 17-2)     Pirates duly proceeded to the SNL playoff weekend in Kirkcaldy in two weeks’ time-but only after they had survived an early scare which shocked the home support.   The home team went into the match already holding a 9-1 advantage from the first leg 24 hours earlier, but were caught on the hop with barely two minutes on the clock as a shot from McPhail took a deflection and deceived Meechan to give the visitors a surprise league. Pirates came back strongly, however, and were level less than four …

Continue Reading

WILD NIGHT FOR PIRATES

NORTH AYRSHIRE WILD   1          PAISLEY PIRATES   9     Paisley Pirates took a significant step towards clinching a place in the final four of the SNL playoffs following a convincing 9-1 win in the first leg at Auchenharvie Ice Rink.   The visitors were ahead after only two minutes as Chris Wilson took a pass from David Orr to net top shelf and give his team a lead which they never lost. While Meechan was a virtual spectator in the Pirates net, he was more than able for the occasional shot which came his way, but it was not until …

Continue Reading

HOME FINALE FOR PIRATES

PaisleyPirates_RGB_sml_tm_70years_V2

Paisley Pirates return to action after a few weeks off, and it’s another very important weekend for them as they take on North Ayrshire Wild over two legs, to determine who will qualify for a place in the playoff finals weekend on 8 and 9 April, when the four qualifiers will battle it out for the right to be names playoff champions. Pirates face the Wild at Auchenharvie Ice Rink on Saturday night before returning to Braehead Arena for the second leg less than 24 hours later.   “I said a few weeks ago that every game was a cup …

Continue Reading

TURLEY PROUD OF CLUB

Paisley Pirates win their home opener 4-3 against Solway Sharks on,18 October , Picture: Al Goold (www.algooldphoto.com)

Paisley Pirates coach Ian Turley looked back on another memorable weekend for the club which not only saw them qualify for the Scottish Cup Final after a 26-3 aggregate win over a weakened Kilmarnock Storm, but incorporated a number of other events which he was very happy about.   “We went out and did the job we had to do on Sunday night. Killie appeared to be a few players short of the squad that played against us the week before, but my job, and that of the team, was to go out and make sure there were no surprises …

Continue Reading

PIRATES IN CUP FINAL

PAISLEY PIRATES 15          KILMARNOCK STORM 1     Pirates duly progressed to the Scottish Cup Final after a mammoth 15-1 rout of the Storm, recording an aggregate 26-3 aggregate win   They were quickly into their stride and were ahead after five minutes as skipper Mark Hassan slotted home on the powerplay, and within two minutes the lead was doubled as Tom Johnston got on the scoresheet with a shot which beat netminder Gray in the visiting goal. By the halfway point it was 3-0 as Chris Wilson scored his first of the night, again on the powerplay, and while …

Continue Reading

AWARD FOR JACKIE

JTSportAchiev

Paisley Pirates are celebrating their second award in as many weeks. At the Lord Provost’s prestigious Community Awards Ceremony held at a packed Normandy Hotel, Renfrew, on Friday night, Club Secretary Jackie Turley picked up the award for Sporting Achievement of the Year, in an event held to celebrate the voluntary work done by many volunteers working within the local community, and in spite of the very high standard of opposition from many other nominees also put forward.. Her nomination by Supporters Club Chair/Secretary Marie Cadenhead saw her take the award.   We are sure everyone will join to wish …

Continue Reading