Pirates: Quad City Steamwheelers (1-1) at Massachusetts Pirates (1-0)

April 3, 2022

The Pirates are back in action after three weeks off. They beat rival Frisco 30-27 in a low scoring affair by IFL standards. Today, they face the Quad City Steamwheelers who beat Iowa 46-24 last week in their home opener. The Steamwheelers have won 5 of their last 7 games dating back to 2019. Conversely, the Pirates have won have won 12 in a row dating back to last season….


Pirates: Defending IFL champion Pirates kick off the 2022 season on Saturday night

March 13, 2022

The Massachusetts Pirates will kick off the 2022 season on Saturday night against the Frisco Fighters. The two teams have developed quite the rivalry since last season. The two teams met three times last season. The defending champion Pirates did go through some changes since last season. Head Coach and former Patriots running back Patrick Pass is no longer head coach. Pass is in the front office now as the…


Pirates win overtime thriller to capture the United Bowl

September 14, 2021

Photo courtesy of the IFL. The Massachusetts Pirates are United Bowl Champions after a thrilling 37-34 overtime win over the Arizona Rattlers. The Pirates did the unthinkable winning a championship in their inaugural season in the league. Massachusetts was the hottest team in the league down the stretch and capped off their second second half surge with a championship. Former New Orleans Saints kicker Garrett Hartley kicked the game winning…


Pirates: 3 Key United Bowl Preview

September 12, 2021

The Massachusetts Pirates will take the Arizona Rattlers in the United Bowl, the IFL Chanpionship game. The Pirates have had a memorable first season in the IFL and have been the hottest team in the league since July. Massachusetts would be considered an underdog going into this game against the top seeded Rattlers but the Pirates actually won the only regular season meeting between the two teams at home on…