Paisley Pirates leave behind an unsuccessful campaign in the inaugural Stuart Robertson
Cup competition as they start their assault on the league title with a double header this
The club finished unbeaten in their section, but lost out to North Ayr Wild who had
a superior goal difference after two draws and four wins in the group stages to both clubs.
The Renfrewshire club comes off the back of a 9-2 win over Solway Stingrays and is looking
to continue their unbeaten run on Saturday when they visit Kilmarnock Thunder in their first
SNL league match at the Galleon Centre (face off 5.00pm), In their last meeting there
Pirates had to twice come from three goals behind to win 7-4 and another close game is
The hosts lost narrowly by 7-6 in a Scottish cup tie to Aberdeen at the weekend
and will therefore be hoping to take that good form into the league match against their local
On Sunday, Pirates are at home to Dundee Tigers, the latter not having had the best start to
their season with a very difficult grouping in the Stuart Robertson Cup (East Section) which
has seen them go up against some of the strongest sides in the SNL. The home side will be
hoping to get their campaign off to a flyer with two wins, the match at Braehead Arena
similarly facing off at their new regular 5.00pm slot.
With virtually all of the side having chipped in with vital goals and assists so far, Pirates look to mount another serious challenge for a title which only eluded them on goal difference last year.