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Hi there Pirates Members and Friends

The Club has a very busy weekend coming up which is fantastic news.  Rugby, rugby and more rugby first the Lions vs Kings on Friday night.  Followed by the Junior and Senior Rugby sides both playing at home and to end the day to watch the Bulls in action in the Semi-Finals of the Super 15 Tournament.  Pirates will be a great place to watch all this rugby.  See you there

CLUB DRAW TONIGHT AT 18h30

The Club Draw will take place tonight at 6.30pm.  The amount of money to be won is R500.00 so come down and stand a chance of winning;

PROMOTION/RELEGATION GAME ON TV – LIONS vs KINGS

The first of the double header promotion /relegation game takes place tonight in Port Elizabeth.  Come dressed in your Lions Supporters Gear and stand a chance of winning a prize.

Kick off is at 19h10 – we look forward to seeing a good crowd to get behind the Lions in this must win game

July 26

PIRATES RUGBY NEWS

The Rugby Boys had a very good all round against Pretoria Harlequins on Saturday.  The 1st team came back from a 29 – 12 deficit  in the 1st half to win the game in a very exciting finish.  Well done guys

Pirates play against UJ on Saturday in the next game of the Predator Cross Borders League.  We need support for this game so look forward to many Pirates members and friends coming down to support the rugby and the Club

The Junior Rugby Club is also playing a friendly on Saturday morning at Pirates vs Alberton so lots of action and fun to be had at the Club

SUPER 15 SEMI FINALS ON SATURDAY

Come down to the Club to watch these very important games in the Super 15 Competition

Both games take place on Saturday 27th July

Chiefs vs Crusaders in Hamilton – Kick off at 09h35

Bulls vs Brumbies in Pretoria – Kick off at 17h05

SPORTSMAN’S LUNCH – HAS BEEN POSTPONED

New date is Friday 16th August – watch the space for more details

LIONS VS KINGS – BUS FROM PIRATES

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PIRATES CRAFT BEER CLUB – Thursday 15th August

We will be tasking Copperlake Breweries on the 15th this is one of the first and most popular Craft beers in Gauteng. Everyone and their friends are welcome to attend these tastings.

Cost:  R50.00 per person which include tasting 3 different beers and a very light pub meal. The kitchen will however be open if you would like to order more food.

The tastings are limited to 120 people so let Non know as soon as you can if you are joining us non@piratesrugby.co.za

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PIRATES SPORTS SHOP

The Shop will be open this Saturday morning from 08h00 – 14h00.  There are new rugby shorts in stock and hockey and rugby socks.

Don’t forget about the memorabilia items on sale as well. Pop in to see for yourself how nice they are

We have a once off only Magnum of Wine with the 125 logo for R125.00.  This is a great gift or something to keep.

 

125 Magnum

HOCKEY LADIES MATCH – SUNDAY 28th JULY

Unfortunately the ladies lost a very close match to Jeppe on Sunday 3 -4

Goal Scorers were Anika Fischer (2) and Louise Coetzer (1)

Their next game is against VUT on the 28th July at 08h15 at Randburg Astro with the final game being against Crusaders on the 3rd August at 17h15

These are both must win games for the ladies so we wish them luck and look forward to some great support for the ladies

GLRU BREAKFAST

The Lions Rugby are hosting a breakfast on 31st August.  Details below.  Anyone keen to attend please contact Steve Braham on 083 265 1268

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CLUB ACTIVITIES AND NEWS

  1. Pirates Rugby Home Game against UJ – Saturday 27th July
  2. Crafters Beer Club on Thursday 15th August
  3. Wine of the month wines in the pub this month are Bushvine Chenin Blanc and Mountainside Shiraz – try them out
  4. Ladies Lunch diarise the date NOW – Saturday 12th October 2012
  5. Pirates Hockey Trivial Pursuit Evening – Friday 13th September
  6. Visit the Pirates website to have a look at the new pictures www.piratesclub.co.za

Picture of the Day – Go LIONS

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See you all down at the Club tonight and on Saturday to support the boys and to watch the Bulls