Pirates show the IFL they are the real deal with 72-58 statement win

June 4, 2023

By Tony Catalina WORCESTER – On an unseasonably cold June day in Worcester, two high-flying offenses were on fire at the DCU Center. The Pirates won an old fashioned 72-58 shootout against the IFL’s best team,  the Frisco Fighters. The two high-powered offenses lived up to their billing as two of the best in the league by getting off to fast starts. On the first drive of the game quarterback…


Pirates Preview: Frisco Fighters (8-1) at Massachusetts Pirates (6-3)

June 3, 2023

Kickoff: The Pirates host the best team in the IFL tonight in the Frisco Fighters. Frisco is 8-1 on the season and already have a win over the Pirates, a 56-39 win on April 15th in Frisco. The Pirates have won three straight thanks to an explosive offense and a defense that is playing much better of late. The Pirates are undefeated at home and lead the all-time series between the…


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 advance to the United Bowl where they will face Arizona

September 6, 2021

The Massachusetts Pirates are one win away from being IFL champions in their inaugural season after beating the Frisco Fighters 43-22 last night. The Pirates will face the top seeded Arizona Rattlers for the United Bowl which will be played on Sunday in Arizona. The Pirates advanced thanks in large part to their running game and defense. Pirates running back Justin Stockton rushed for 109 yards and scored two touchdowns…


Pirates Preview: Frisco Fighters (10-3) at Massachusetts Pirates (11-3)

September 4, 2021

Opening Kickoff: The Pirates will host the Frisco Fighters in the semifinal round of the IFL playoffs. Both teams are in their inaugural season and both organizations have made quite an impression this season. The two teams split the two regular season meetings with each team winning at home. The Fighters beat the Pirates 40-33 and the Pirates beat the Fighters 38-37 a couple of weeks later. One game separated…