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Good Morning Pirates Members and Friends

Wow the Club was busy this last weekend. Thank you to all the members who came down to support the Club. It was wonderful to see so many people enjoying our great club. Look forward to seeing many of you again this weekend.

STAFF NEWS

The club is needing a new barman so we have decided to promote Lesley to barman and we will hiring a new cleaner/bar tender.

Please can all our members be patient and support Lesley while he is in training. We are very pleased to be able to give Lesley this opportunity and he is very excited about his new position. Lesley will officially become a full-time barman from the beginning of June

SENIOR RUGBY BOYS PLAY UJ @ PIRATES

Saturday 24th May

The rugby boys had great games against Impala on Saturday with 2nds and 3rds winning and U21 and 1sts narrowly losing. The guys really played well and are ready for the game against UJ this Saturday at Pirates. All games will be close encounters so we look forward to support from the start. Here are the game times:

Time

13h15

14h40

16h00

A Field

3rds

2nds

1sts

B Field

U21

U19

HOCKEY RESULTS & FIXTURES THIS WEEKEND

Results from the weekend:

  1. Pirates ladies A:Lost 1-2 vs UJ A. Goal scorers Anika Fischer
  2. Pirates men A (Skulls): Lost 1-0 vs Bedfordview B.
  3. Pirates men B (Cricket side): Won 10-2 vs OJ B. Goal scorers: Nik Rhodes (4), Shaun Smith (2), Andy Grealy, Mike Griessel, Colin Smith, Donny Gouveia.

Fixtures for the weekend:

Pirates ladies A:

  1. Thursday 18:30 versus Crusaders A at Randburg
  2. Saturday 15:45 versus JSA A at St Stithians A field

Pirates ladies B:

  1. Sunday 9:45 versus Wits B at Wits (JCE campus)

Pirates ladies C:

  1. Sunday 9:45 versus Khosa C at Roedean

Pirates men A (Skulls):

  1. Sunday 11:15 versus VUT B at Roedean

Pirates men B (Cricket side):

  1. Sunday 8:15 versus OJ Eagles C at Pirates

Pirates Men C (Rats):

  1. Sunday 14:14 versus Randfontein A at Pirates

Ladies 1st team have 2 important games this week so get down to Randburg on Thursday evening to watch a great game against Crusaders and St Stithians on Saturday afternoon to show our team support against the defending Premier league ladies champs.

Ladies 3rd side and Mens A side are at Roedean for consecutive games – let’s use this nice scheduling to rally support for one another.

Good luck to the teams playing this weekend!”

SUPER RUGBY IS BACK AT ELLIS PARK

DIARISE 7TH JUNE – GOURMET FOOD, BEER AND WINE FEST

Pirates will be hosting a Winter Gourmet Wine, Beer and Food Festival on Saturday 7th June.

Please diarise the date as it will be a great event to attend.

BIG WEEK FOR PIRATES ROAD RUNNING

Comrades is around the corner so wishing all those running a cold and flu free week. In preparation for the big run the Pirates Runners had their last official run on Sunday at RAC and WOW did they make an impression. Look at all the runners coming in to the finish on Sunday. Well done to Adrien Thoma for coming up with this idea it went down so well.

Here is the list of runners for Comrades this year – very impressive. Good luck we will be thinking of you on the 1st of June

Adrien Thoma

Alan Lamplough

Andrew Mckeaveney

Angelo Coppola

Beniamino Pellegrini

Beverley Vernon

Brian Malcomess

Bryan Antolik

Catherine Mcgown

Chris Van Reenen

Colin Mitchley

Chana-Lee Preston

Duncan Irvine

Doug Dunbar

David Case

Geoffrey Hunt

George Potgieter

Gregory Cleeve-Edwards

Glynis Mauldon

Greg Maud

Hanno Langenhoven

Hennie Booysen

Ian Benson

Jacques Mulder

Joy-Michelle Tupholme

Jan Vreken

Jutta Berns

Jacci Schindler

Jerome Passmore

JP Grobler

John Stark

Lee Bromfield

Lethu Malimela

Luke Matthews

Marisa Capkovic

Mark Davis

Matthew Smith

Michelle Davis

Matthew Jackson

Nasiegh Hamdulay

Orlaf Schepers

Peter J Botha

Peter Crawley

Richard Mccafferty

Riedwaan Jabaar

Roxanne Bell Smith

Reginald Nkosi

Rolf Schindler

Samuel Pretorius

Sandra Case

Shelagh Smith

Tracey Mckay

Thane Duffin

Warren Lawlor

Yunis Francis

SUPER 15 RUGBY THIS WEEKEND

Games this weekend

Friday 23rd May

  1. Bulls vs Brumbies in Pretoria – Kick off at 19h05

Saturday 24th May

  1. Force vs Lions in Perth – Kick off at 11h40
  2. Stormers vs Cheetahs in Cape Town – Kick off at 17h05

PIRATES SOCCER LEAGUES GET UNDERWAY

Africa United Pirates Football Fives Club

With two floodlit, all weather, artificial turf 5-a-side football pitches this brand new facility is now ready for kick off.

Pirates Soccer – 5-A-SIDE FOOTBALL

Contact Paul Sommerville on 074 102 0171 or email to enter a side in the 5-a-side football leagues. There is availability on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

Brazilian Soccer Schools Greenside

For more information please contact Derek Raath – 072 398 0011 or email or visit the website.

CLUB DRAW FRIDAY 6th June with a difference

Mitchells Beer will be attending our Club Draw on the 6th June and making a difference.

There will be Mitchells Beer on tap throughout the evening plus there will be give aways of Mitchells Beer AND they will be sponsoring live ‘light’ background music for the evening. Pirates Grill will have a special menu on offer and it promises to be a fantastic evening at the Club.

Everyone is welcome to attend on Friday 6th so please encourage friends and families to come down and enjoy a wonderful fun-filled family evening at the Club

NEW FLEECEY’S IN STOCK@ PIRATES SHOP

Please pop into the Shop on Saturday morning to have a look at the new stock of lovely warm fleecy’s as per picture below:

The cost of these jackets is from R200.00. We have full and half zip fleecey’s in stock.

SPECIALS ON @ THE SHOP

  1. Grand Slam Golf Shirts R80.00
  2. Navy Long Sleeve Hoodies from R150.00
  3. Navy Tracksuit Pants R80.00
  4. Navy Long Sleeve T/Shirts from R80.00

CLUB DATES TO DIARISE

  1. 24th May – Home Rugby vs UJ – all support is needed
  2. 6th June – Club Draw with Mitchells Beer
  3. 7th June – Winter Gourmet Wine, Beer and Food Fest

Keep well and smiling