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Good Morning Pirates Members and Friends

Thank you to EVERYONE who supported the Quiz Evening last Friday night – it was a huge success and thanks very much to Faxe Beer for sponsoring the evening and thanks to all our members and their friends for joining us – it will definitely become a more regular event on the Club’s calendar. We have another very busy weekend planned so we look forward to seeing many of you at the Club this weekend.

JUNIOR RUGBY @ Pirates tonight

Pirates Junior Rugby are playing their first friendly matches at the Club tonight against Wasps from Edenvale. Come down to the Club to watch the little ones from U8 to U13 battle it out on the fields. These young boys are a joy to watch and we look forward to some support for the boys.

SENIOR RUGBY BOYS PLAY IMPALA @ PIRATES

Saturday 17th May

After a fantastic set of results last weekend against Wits and some really good rugby the Pirates boys are ready to take on the Community Cup Champions Impala on Saturday at the Club. Games kick off from 13h15 with 3rds and U21’s, followed by the 2nds and u19’s at 14h40 and the 1st Team kick off at 16h00. The players really look forward to some great support from the Club. See you at the game.

HOCKEY RESULTS & FIXTURES THIS WEEKEND

Results from last weekend

  1. Pirates ladies A: Won 4-1 vs VUT A. Goal scorers Rianna Louw and Marie Davies
  2. Pirates ladies B: Drew 0-0 vs Crusaders B
  3. Pirates ladies C: Lost 5-1 vs Beaulieu A. Goal scorer Nicci Carboni
  4. Pirates men A (Skulls): Lost 6-1 vs Beaulieu C. Goal Scorer Wayne Swart
  5. Pirates men B (Cricket side): game postponed
  6. Pirates men C (Rates): Won 5-2 vs Khosa D. Goal scorers lan “Ted” Brown (2); Wessel “aWESome” Botha (3)

Well done to the Ladies 1st Side – great win. Keep it up

Fixtures this weekend

Pirates ladies A: Sunday 12:45 versus UJ A at JSA
Pirates men A (Skulls): Sunday 9:45 versus Bedfordview at Roedean (Catch up game)

Good luck!!!

UPCOMING EVENT AT THE CLUB IN JUNE

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. There will be;

  1. 3 different Wine Estates selling their wine
  2. 4 different Craft Beer Breweries with their various beers
  3. Many different wonderful gourmet food stalls
  4. Childrens jumping castle and jungle gym

This event is geared to be a family event for everyone to come down and enjoy an afternoon in the sun with friends, enjoying some gourmet food washed down with a good beer or wine

Entrance is free however if you want to buy the beer or wine available ouside you will need to by a Pirates branded glass or mug for R30.00

SUPER 15 RUGBY THIS WEEKEND

Games this weekend

Saturday 17th May

Crusaders vs Sharks in Christchurch – Kick off at 09h35

Stormers vs Force in Cape Town – Kick off at 17h05

Cheetahs vs Brumbies in Bloem – Kick off at 19h10

Sunday 18th May

Lions vs Warratahs in Sydney – Kick off at 08h05

Come down to the Club and support your team

BAREFOOT COMRADES – 2014

Hanno Langenhoven is doing very well on his barefoot trip down to Pietermaritzburg. Follow him on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BarefootComrades

He is flying the Pirates colours very high!

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

CLUB DATES TO DIARISE

  1. 17th May – Home Rugby vs Rustenburg Impala
  2. 22nd May – Wine Club
  3. 24th May – Home Rugby vs UJ – all support is needed
  4. 6th June – Club Draw with Mitchells Beer
  5. 7th June – Winter Gourmet Wine, Beer and Food Fest

Keep well and smiling