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NEWSLETTER – 23 SEPTEMBER 2016

NEWSLETTER – 23 SEPTEMBER 2016

It’s Heritage weekend and cricket is gearing up as we host Claremont Cricket Club while our rugby team tour to George to take on Pacaltsdorp Evergreens and the Emmarentia u16 Super League side play in the Knockout Cup final. Don’t miss the Lions vs EP Kings kicking off at 17h10 on Saturday.


Coming up

Saturday 24th September – Gold Cup Rugby: Evergreens v Pirates (AWAY)

Sunday 25th September – Pirates 2 Pirates 22km training run.

Friday 30th September – Club Draw now at R5000!

Wednesday 26 October – The Jameson Ambassador Whisky Tasting


Cricket

Find out more about this weekend’s interprovincial club games against Claremont HERE. We are extremely proud of Keaton Jennings and his selection for England A  (Lions side)

A true pirate!

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Tennis

Despite the miserably rainy day on Sunday, the Beat the Parents tennis event went ahead.  All 6 courts were filled with enthusiastic sets of families playing tennis.  Rain doesn’t stop us!  Clearly it’s an event which needs to be repeated and hopefully the sun will come out and we can enjoy a braai in the summer sunshine afterwards.


Running

Entries for Pirates2Pirates and more info HERE

Looking for a new pair of shoes? Check out Sportsmans Warehouse offer in the link above or you can assist with this student survey on running and pain medication to win a pair of Salomon’s.


Hockey

SAVE THE DATE: Our AGM will be held at 18h30 on Wednesday 19 October in the Old Bones. We urge all members to attend. Please read the formal notice HERE


Joker Draw

Due to popular request the draw time has been changed to 18:30! Tickets are R10 each and ticket sales close at 18:15. Weekly rollover draw for cash pot currently at

R1530.00!


Rugby 

Pirates won 51-24 against Northam Platinum Rhinos.

Evergreens v Pirates kickoff 15:30 Pacaltsdorp

Show your support for Rugby by coming along to our Rucking Fun Comedy Evening on 18 October!

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Pirates Grill

Come enjoy a meze platter for 2-3 on the deck this Friday. Only R79.00 Hang around for Joker Draw at 18h30!


Bowls

The Ferndale Fours competition ended on a high note with a win for our final game. The Greenside green should be playable by second week of October. READ MORE HERE


Soccer

Knock ’em out boys! Best of luck to the Emmarentia FC u16 Super League team playing in the  Knockout Cup Final at the Greek Sporting Club in Bedfordview this Saturday.  The game kicks off at 11H30.


Bar Specials

Wellingtons VO double brandy & mix only R30.00 and enter your name to win a 4.5l collectors edition bottle.

Cocktails available from 3-7pm on Fridays ONLY 

Introducing one litre MOJO Jam Jars only R60.00!


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NEWSLETTER – 16 SEPTEMBER 2016

NEWSLETTER – 16 SEPTEMBER 2016

The weatherman is threatening a less-than-mild weekend but we have some great ideas to stay warm: Come get cosy on Friday evening and try your luck with the Joker Draw. There’s another festive day of rugby on Saturday and show the kids who’s boss on the tennis court in Sunday’s Beat-your-Parents fun day!

Coming up

Saturday 17th September – Gold Cup Rugby: Pirates vs Rhinos (HOME)

Sunday 18th September – Beat the Parents social tennis day.

Thursday 22nd September – Wine Club

Sunday 25th September – Pirates 2 Pirates22km training run.


Pirates Club East

We are excited to welcome our new Pirates Club East (Bowls and Tennis)manager to the team. Rachel will be joining us from Monday.


Cheese & Wine

is the ultimate pairing. The Wine Club would like to thank Kerrygold for supplying us with cheese for our monthly meets for the past ten years


Cricket

Check out results from our warm-up games against Wanderers last weekend and about the meteroic rise of our own Keating Jennings HERE

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Stay Vigilant

We unfortunately had two known incidents of theft over the weekend and appeal to all members and visitors to report any suspicious activity  to someone on duty or a barman. We have footage of the one suspect and the matter is being handled by the complainant and SAPS.


Hockey

Congrats once again to Pirates first team on their Southern Gauteng Men’s First Division win. Read more in Northcliff Melville Times here. Don’t forget to RSVP for year-end dinner by tomorrow


Summer Cocktails

Try out some of our refreshing cocktails from our Summer Menu this Friday! Only R39.00

Cocktails not available during peak periods


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Rugby

Join us for another day of rugby fun on Saturday! The Rooibokke (Golden Lions junior teams) build up to the Gold Cup clash between Pirates and Rhinos at 15h30.

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Joker Draw

round three tomorrow at 7pm! Tickets are R10 each and ticket sales close at 18:45. Weekly rollover draw for cash pot currently at

R1065.00!

 


 

Squash

Pirates team currently sitting second in CG Men’s League with 190 points behind UJ’s 222. Keep an eye on the scoreboard HERE


Pirates Grill

  • Warm up for the Joker Draw on Friday with Beef Curry and Rice, only R59.00
  • Grab a bacon roll for the early games on Saturday morning.

 


 

Bowls

There’s still a chance to topple the table in the Pirates Bowls Challenge. Check out the ladder in the Bowls Bar and throw down the gauntlet. The ladder locks down on 30 September.


Tennis

League is now finished and so Saturday social tennis is back in full swing. Don’t forget the Beat the Parents challenge on Sunday!

NEWSLETTER – 9 SEPTEMBER 2016

NEWSLETTER – 9 SEPTEMBER 2016

Get ready for a busy weekend at Pirates. Lions take on WP and we have our second Joker Draw on Friday evening at 7pm with the pot now at R565.

Saturday morning starts with Junior Hockey Prizegiving, Jozi Market, junior rugby and soccer games. The Springboks play Wallabies at midday and Pirates’ Gold Cup campaign kicks off against Wanderers Windhoek at 3pm while things will be getting a bit bouncy in the Pigeon House with the infamously awesome Hockey Beer Pong. Sunday, at least, is for soccer and sundowners and the last of Tennis league matches!


Save the Date

Wednesday 14th SeptemberQuizzitch Harry Potter Pub Quiz

Saturday 17th SeptemberGold Cup Rugby: Pirates vs Rhinos (HOME)

Sunday 18th September – Beat the Parents social tennis day.

Sunday 25th September – Pirates 2 Pirates 22km training run.


Parking Security

On Tuesday evening our carguard, John, managed to thwart an attempted car theft from the carpark. We appeal to members to be extra vigilant and supportive of our carguards.


Running billies

Find out more about the Old Goats/Young Kids Road Running Challenge and the Interclub Time Trials Challenge HERE!


Cricket

Senior cricket practice

Tuesdays:    16:30 – 18:00

Thursdays:   16:30 -18:00

Junior cricket practice

Saturdays:     09:00 – 11:00

Interested in playing cricket for Pirates?  Come along to practice and introduce yourself to a committee member!

Warm up games: Good luck to all cricketers involved in our first set of warm up games of the season, this Sunday vs Wanderers. Premier game is away at Wanderers, while the second side are at home.


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Planning a Party?

Birthdays, Year-ends, Reunions…Did you know you get a 50% discount on venue hire as a member? More info HERE


Hockey

Time to bounce some ping pong balls in beer, that’s right its Beer Pong this Saturday! Email Kyle, kyle.batchelor@gmail.com for more info, details in poster below.

Congrats to Men’s Hockey A side for winning the league!

All the results from the weekend HERE


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Bowls

Welcome to our new experienced members! A reminder to order league colours kit and there are only 3-4 weeks left of the PBI ladder. Good luck to the bowlers playing in the last of the Ferndale Fours games this Sat. MORE HERE


Joker Draw

back tomorrow at 7pm! Tickets are R10 each and ticket sales close at 18:45. Weekly rollover draw for cash pot currently at

R565.00!

 


 

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Tennis

Last week of tennis league for both ladies and men.  Ladies A team won all their matches very convincingly. Ladies B have their last match at home on Saturday beginning at 1.30pm against the Johannesburg Country Club.

The mens teams will all be in action on Sunday morning.  Come down and support – the Mens A team have a tough last match against the German Club which could be the decider as to which club wins that league.


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Rugby

Currie Cup Lions vs WP at Emirates Airline Park kickoff 19h00 Park ‘n Bus Ride details HERE

Rugby Championship NZ vs Arg kickoff 09:35 RSA vs Aus kickoff 12:05


Bar & Kitchen

  • Wellingtons Brandy & Coke only R30.00
  • Strongbow Ciders only R18.00
  • Pirates Grill serving wors rolls and bacon rolls for Saturday’s game.

 


 

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NEWSLETTER – 02 SEPTEMBER 2016

NEWSLETTER – 02 SEPTEMBER 2016

This Saturday

  • Ladies Day Lunch
  • Jozi Real Food Market

 


 

This Sunday

  • Gold Cup Rugby Launch
  • Rugby friendly
  • Tennis League matches
  • Jozi Real Food Vegan Market

 


 

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Save the Date

Saturday 8th SeptemberBeer Club! Hosting Mad Giant Brewery.

Saturday 10th SeptemberGold Cup Rugby: Pirates vs FNB Wanderers Windhoek (HOME)

Saturday 17th September – Gold Cup Rugby: Pirates vs Rhinos (HOME)

Sunday 18th September – Beat the Parents social tennis day.

Sunday 25th September – Pirates 2 Pirates 22km training run.


East Parking Repairs

The gate on Cruden Rd will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday next week as a section of the parking is being resurfaced. Please use side gate on Link Rd.

Many thanks to Tennis Section for their 50% contribution to the costs.


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Great thanks to Janet Dalton (Tennis) and her team from TAG Signage for the donation of our new welcome sign at the East Grounds. Janet can be contacted on 011 708 0028 for any signage requirements.


Spruit Survey

Next Step Consulting (NSC) has been appointed by Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo to develop the Braamfontein Spruit Adventure Trail Management Plan. NSC requires input from businesses in the vicinity of the Braamfontein Spruit. Click HERE if you would like to participate


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Joker Draw

Launches tomorrow night at 7pm! Tickets are R10 each and ticket sales close at 18:45. Weekly rollover draw for cash pot! Click the picture below to watch the video with more details.

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Rugby

UK visiting student side The Imperials will be taking on Pirates u20&u19s combined  at 15h30 on Sunday.

The Gold Cup also launches this Sunday with our opening home game against FNB Wanderers Windhoek on Saturday 10 September with another home game the following Saturday (17th) against Rhinos.


Soccer

Fixtures for Emmarentia FC  games this weekend can be found HERE


Hockey

Beer Pong next Saturday! Email Kyle, kyle.batchelor@gmail.com for more info, details in poster below.

Weekend results and fixtures HERE


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Tennis

Congrats to these Tennis members:

To both Olivia Jasriel (40s section) and Merryl Coaker (45s section) for their selection to represent Eastern Gauteng at the upcoming Inter Provincial Tournament in Port Elizabeth from 9 to 15 October 2016.

To Johan Gouws, a member of our junior section, who represented Jan Celliers School recently in a school tournament in Bethlehem where the Jan Celliers team came 4th out of 50 schools!

Support us by purchasing tickets to the annual Spar Tops Beerfest taking place at Siverstar this weekend. Pirates Tennis Club will receive 100% of the Sunday entrance fee if you use the coupon code PIRATESTENNIS when you register on-line at https://itickets.co.za/register/new/362261&referrer=PIRATESTENNIS

See below for more details.

Pirates Tennis Club

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Club Draw

The following members were drawn in last week’s Club Draw:

1st Megan Bester

2nd Jean Munro

3rd John Batchelor.

The Pot remains unclaimed and now sits at R5000!


Bowls

We played our first round match of the Ferndale Fours last Saturday . Sadly we lost during a most enjoyable game . The tournament format is one point per end that you win plus four points for the overall win . We lost 16 – 9.


Pirates Grill

  • Enjoy our famous burgers and baskets this weekend.
  • Ready-cooked frozen meals available.

 


 

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NEWSLETTER – 26 AUGUST 2016

NEWSLETTER – 26 AUGUST 2016

Save the Date

Friday 26 August – Club Draw now at R4500!

Saturday 3rd SeptemberLadies Day Lunch

Saturday 10th September – Gold Cup Rugby: Pirates vs Windhoek Wanderers (HOME)

Sunday 18th September – Beat the Parents social tennis day

Sunday 25th September – Pirates 2 Pirates 22km training run


Food Truck Friday

Taco Expressions will be pulling in from 6pm serving Tacos and Bubble Tea for the Club Draw. Check out Pirates GrillSpecials too below.


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Joker Draw

Riddle me this:  what costs R10 a ticket with the chance to win thousands?

The Inaugural weekly Pirates Joker Draw on Friday 2 September of course!

Members and non-members welcome. Buy as many tickets as you like…


Rugby

Gold Cup opening home game against Windhoek Wanderers at 15h30 on Saturday 10 September.

RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday 27 August 2016

09:35    New Zealand v Australia

21:40    Argentina v South Africa


Soccer

ERRATUM: We would also like to congratulate Yusuf Sarfudin on his selection for the u10 Boys District team! Catch this weekend’s FIXTURES  HERE


Cane Train for the Bokke!

Watch the game this Saturday with a Jug of Creme Soda and Cane for only R99.00!

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Hockey

It’s almost Beer Pong time again… email Kyle,kyle.batchelor@gmail.com for more info, details in poster below!

Weekend results and fixtures HERE


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Junior Cricket

Registration on Saturday from 09h00.

All details HERE


Road Running

Saturday 28 August – Wanderers 10/21km road race. Late entries available from Wanderers on Saturday.


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Kitchen Specials

This Weekend!

  • Famous beef curry and rice R 59.00
  • Half chicken & chips or salad: R69.00
  • Waffles and Ice Cream: R35.00

 


 

Ready-cooked Meals

Ready-cooked frozen meals available – Ask at Pirates Grill!

PLEASE NOTE: The Kitchen will be closed on Monday 29 August


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Bowls

A well attended and positive AGM was held at the Club this past Sunday, our existing committee returns en-bloc with the addition of Gavin Coutts and Steve Delany. This coming Saturday we kick off for the Ferndale Bowling Club annual fours competition.  READ MORE


Sxollie Tasting

Craft cider tasting from 18h00 on Friday!

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Tennis

Pirates Tennis Academy in association with Sue Rollinson Tennis Academy August Clinic:

  •  30,31 August & 1 September
  • 9am-11:30am
  • Pirates Tennis Club
  • All ages welcome!

Contact Alex: 082 635 5043/ 076 905 3834 email: srta@vodamail.co.za

Read more on League fixtures and the Beat-the-Parents Social Tennis Day HERE

NEWSLETTER – 19 AUGUST 2016

NEWSLETTER – 19 AUGUST 2016

Save the Date

Saturday 3rd SeptemberLadies Day Lunch

Friday 26 August – Club Draw now at R4500!


Bowls

The spring treatment of our Greenside green is now in full swing. Great thanks to Malcolm Sampson for the new steps down to the Greens.READ MORE

AGM this Sunday (21 Aug) at 10h00!


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Cane Train for the Bokke!

Watch the game this Saturday with a Jug of Creme Soda and Cane for only R99.00!

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Rugby

Our 1st XV unfortunately lost to UJ but are now preparing for the Gold Cup with first home game on 10 September.

RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Catch the Springboks take on Argentina on Sat at 17h05  or come early for Australia vs New Zealand (12h05)


Soccer

Congrats to Ahmad Hamdulay, Zaid Hassim and Hamza Mohamed on their selection for the u10 Boys District team! This weekend’s  This weekend’s FIXTURES  and RESULTS


Hockey

Weekend results and fixtures HERE


Tennis

A successful first weekend of league has been concluded, read more on league results, league fixtures and the Beat-the-ParentsSocial Tennis Day HERE


Road Running

Join us on Sunday 25 September for an epic training run from Pirates Club in Greenside to Orlando Pirates in Soweto! Find out more below

PIRATES 2 PIRATES

More info on upcoming events and the Kudus Pub Run here


Joker Draw

An exciting jackpot weekly draw launching soon at Pirates Club…It’s all in the pick of the cards…more tantalising clues coming soon…


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Kitchen Specials

This Weekend!

  • Pirates Basket (wings, cocktail ribs and cocktail sausages) R65.00
  • Half chicken & chips or salad R69.00

Ready-cooked frozen meals available – ask at Pirates Grill!


Donation

Thanks to Jochen and Peter from Steinel Intelligent Technology  for the generous donation of two new carriage lights at the club front porch!

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