Pirates make it two in a row

The Pirates have made-up for some of their earlier performances by staging another upset this time against the Hawks. Getting things off to a good start for the Pirates, skipper Daniel Lillicrap (6 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals), opened up the account with a long-range open three-pointer and from then on the Hawks Read More …

Bravehearts not brave enough for Pirates

In a case of getting a little too familiar, the Bravehearts lulled themselves into a false sense of superiority when they came-up against the Pirates on Monday night. The Bravehearts did get off to a good start establishing a comfortable 8-point lead in the first few minutes of the match. But, if the Pirates looked Read More …

Pirates blow-it in overtime

Even though BSL were struggling with illness and injury, their lineup against the Pirates on Monday night was not radically different from their regular lineup and with a determined enemy willing to show they were not the push-overs many thought them to be, the Pirates went into battle knowing they had to fight hard to Read More …

Pirates look like asses

In the lead-up to the 2018 Mid-Term elections in the United States, the Democrats were simultaneously as confident and yet apprehensive as the Mules were in their first encounter with the Pirates. Both sides opened well trading blow for blow, although the Mules had been accustomed to gaining early supremacy over their rivals, it wasn’t Read More …

Pirates break Broken-Hill drought

Reversing their fortunes from earlier battles, the Pirates broke their losing streak against the boys from Broken-Hill who were missing stars Tevin Miro and Jarrod Lenihan. Despite their shooting percentages being down on the previous week’s game against the Cannons, the Pirates can thank their rebounders and assist players for getting them over the line Read More …

Cannons steal the show

An aggressive half-court defence laid down by the Cannons produced an excessive amount of steals, so many that police were called to arrest the ring-leaders of the syndicate. It was always going to be a tough ask for the Pirates against the in-form Cannons and although the Pirates stepped-up their game from their last three Read More …

Memes make a mockery of Pirates

“When you’re on you’re on and when you’re off you’re off.” That was the quote from a member of the Pirates coaching staff after their shock loss to the Meme Team on Monday night. Pirates captain, Daniel Lillicrap, told his team before the game that the timing was ripe for an upset with Pirate teammates Read More …

Illness and injury cost Pirates

The Pirates were missing some star power on Monday night when they took on an in-form Hawks outfit determined to make-up for past losses. Without veterans Dan Bray, Ben Roberts and Daz Jamieson, the Pirates were without their usual firepower with which they could possibly counter the Hawks new front-line ferocity with Curtis Lasaveric (11 Read More …

Fred freaks-out the Pirates

Uncle Freddy was at his best Monday night when the Bravehearts terrified the Pirates with their superior in-close shooting and well-worked assists to deliver a tightly fought win, 55 points to 48. The Bravehearts got out of the blocks quickly, running-up a nine point lead in the first quarter thanks to some sound shooting by Read More …

Pepe visits Smethurst then Pirates

In the aftermath of last month’s media raids and the growing protests in Hong Kong, BSL staged their own raid on the Pirates cojones where sound tactics and skill saw them fend off the seafarers from the south. BSL totally outclassed the Pirates on this occasion. Their passing and overall cohesion was impressive to watch. Read More …