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Hi there Fellow Pirates

We have once again had a good intake of new members to the Club – welcome to you all we hope your association with Pirates is a good one. Please feel free to contact the office for any queries you might have.

The Club has a lovely busy weekend. We have a home rugby game on Saturday, Premier Cricket Game on Sunday and Pirates Hockey Trials Sunday (unfortunately though not on our astro L) and lots of exciting Super 15 and Six Nations Rugby to watch on the big screens.

HOCKEY TRIALS ON SUNDAY

Trials are this Sunday at Roedean. Please see the Trials plan in the table below for the times:

Pirates Hockey Trial Plan

08H00-09H10 – Mens Skulls and Rats Squads

09H15-10H30 – Ladies 3rd and 4th Squads

10H40-11H50 – Ladies 1st and 2nd Squads

12H00 – Post-Trial Braai, Mens section to Braai while the Ladies play. All members welcome to stay for a festive start to the season.

Please note that there is a social braai for everyone from 12:00. Please stay and join in the season opening social – it will be fun and a good way to get to know the new people and facilitate members in different teams getting to know each other better as well. 😉

We look forward to seeing everyone at the trials and the braai.

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RUGBY HOME GAME ON SATURDAY VS TUKKIES

The Rugby Boys will be playing their first home game against Tukkies on Saturday in the Assupol Competition. Play starts at 13h15 with the U21’s and 3rds. Followed by the 2nds and U19’s at 14h40

The 1st team game kicks off at 16h00. Please come down and support the boys.

The Quarterdeck will be open from 15h00 for all Old Boys to pop in and watch. Boerewors rolls will be available and there will be a cash bar.

Looking forward to seeing many of you down at the Club tomorrow

PIRATES LADIES HOCKEY ALSO NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT

Come and support the Pirates Ladies 1st team in the Super Cup 2014 brought to you by SGHA, and sponsored by Deloitte at Randburg.

Our ladies will be playing on Saturday 15th March at 12:45, and again in the afternoon, for a chance to win R10 000!

With 2 matches happening concurrently there will be so much great hockey to watch, so come on down!”

SUPER 15 RUGBY THIS WEEKEND

Games this weekend

Saturday 15th March

Lions vs Blues at Ellis Park Kick Off at 15h00

Sharks vs Reds in Durban Kick Off at 17h05

The Club has tickets for the Lions game for R50.00 each please contact Non on 011 646 5025 if you would like to go to the match

SIX NATIONS GAMES THIS WEEKEND

Saturday 15th March

Italy vs England in Rome Kick Off at 14h30

Wales vs Scotland in Cardiff Kick Off at 16h45

France vs Ireland in Paris Kick off at 19h00

NEON RUN – 17th May

The the organisers of Colour me Crazy Colour Run and are currently in the process of organising our next big event called the Neon Run.

The Neon Run is a 5km family Fun run at night (as well as for cyclists, skate boarders and roller bladders) ending in a music festival .

Event details:

Date: 17th May Johannesburg – Wanderers Stadium

Doors Open 3pm

Run : 7pm

End: 11:30pm

We would like to offer Pirates Club members a special price of R160 (Normal price R 220) to this amazing event with a kickback offer of R10.00 per ticket sold.

This deal is valid to any person you wish to share the code with, members, family, friends and third parties.

Here are the details for booking with Pirates and getting your special price

If any Pirate, relative, friend, etc. would like to do this run, please enter using this link: NEON RUN TICKETING
When you get to the site you enter this code to get the R60 discount:

PIRATES160

For more information: Click here

OUR MEMBERS CONTINUE TO DO THE CLUB PROUD

Well done to Roxy and Chana-Lee in the KZN Midlands Ultra Triathlon

(S.A. Long Distance Champs Selection Race)

Roxi Smith (2nd Place)

Chana-Lee Preston (6th place)

In their Respective Age Groups.

HAVE YOU HAD A CRAFT BEER AT PIRATES YET? IF NOT TRY ONE

Please try out one of our great Craft Beers which are all available behind the bar

Keghouse American Pale Ale R25.00 per beer

Copperlake Dark Lager R25.00 per beer

Loxton Lager R31.00 per beer

BUY ONE REDDS AND GET ANOTHER ONE FREE

The Redds special is still on. Buy ONE Redds and get another on FREE

The Club is also stocking some great wines and after a very successful Wine Tasting last night we will be stocking one of those wines for the month. We have the Joostenberg Family White and Red Blend available for R75.00 and R85.00 respectively. Ask the barmen to show you the Club’s wine list when you are at the Club.

MAD2RUN – PIRATES BOYS DOING GREAT THINGS FOR OTHERS

As some of you know, and many of you will not. We have two current Pirates Rugby coaches and eight previous player are running from Jozi to Cape Town for the MAD Charity started by Francois Pienaar over 10 years ago.

They have called their team MAD2Run which is apt, considering that almost none of the guys had run more than 10km just over a year ago. You are able to find out more about the journey, click on www.mad2run.co.za or
www.facebook.com/mad2run

Their Comedy Evening  will be held at Parkers Comedy Club in Monte Casino, 25 March 2014. You are able to book your tickets online through this link

All support is greatly appreciated

Please support the Pirates boys who are taking on a very noble venture on raising money for others.

NEW SHOP HOURS WORKING WELL COME DOWN AND HAVE A LOOK

The Shop is open on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 17h30 to 19h00 and on Saturday mornings from 08h00 to 12h00

We still have a few Replica Rugby Jerseys from our 125th Year. These are once off jerseys and once sold out there will be no more so come in and get your jersey now

Home game against Tukkies

NEXT Club draw – 28TH MARCH

There is R2 150.00 to be won at the next Club Draw

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE CLUB

  1. 15th March First Home Rugby Game Pirates vs Tukkies
  2. 27th March – Wine Club
  3. 28th March – Club Draw R1650.00 to be won
  4. 3rd April – Beer Club and we will tasting 11 Shillings so diarise the date now