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Good Morning All our Pirates Members and Family

We have had some amazing weekends at the Club the past few weeks and this weekend will be no exception. The U8 Junior Rugby boys will be playing a round-robin tournament at the Club this evening. These cute little guys are something to watch. Come down and enjoy the entertainment. Tomorrow there is a bus departing from Pirates to Ellis Park for the local derby Lions vs Bulls. The Comrades on Sunday – come down to the Club to watch!!

STAFF NEWS

We have employed a new cleaner named Thabang – he started today. Please welcome him to the Club and help to become part of our family as soon as possible.

BUS TO ELLIS PARK – SATURDAY 31st MAY

Please contact the Club urgently if you are keen to join us

CLUB DRAW FRIDAY 6th June with a difference

Come down to the Club on Friday 6th for a wonderful evening of fun and stand a chance of winning some money!!! R2075.00 is up for grabs to a paid up member. Mitchells will also supply a few cases of Beer to give away to lucky winners on the night.

We will have Mitchell’s Beer on tap in the bar with live music and wonderful food from the Pirates Grill.

Look forward to the support of our members for this evening

HOCKEY RESULTS & FIXTURES THIS WEEKEND

Report from Candice Langley:

Results from the weekend:

Pirates ladies A: – Won 3-1 against Crusaders & Lost 1-4 to JSA A
Pirates ladies B: – Drew 0-0 versus Wits B
Pirates ladies C: – Won 2-1 against Khosa C Goal scorers- Nicci Carboni and Tegan Bilse
Pirates men A (Skulls): – Lost 1-0 to VUT B
Pirates men B (Cricket side) Won 2-1 against OJ Eagles C. Goal scorers: Nik Rhodes and Shaun Smith
Pirates men C (Rats): – Won 2 – 1 against Randfontein A. Goal scorers: Alan Brown and Roy Hill

Fixtures for the weekend:

Pirates ladies A – Sunday 9:45 versus Wits A at Wanderers
Pirates ladies B – Sunday 17:15 versus Wanderers D at Randburg
Pirates ladies C – Sunday 8:15 versus OJ Eagles A at St Johns
Pirates men A (Skulls) – Sunday 15:45 versus Boksburg B at Jeppe
Pirates men B (Cricket side) Sunday 9:45 versus MCC E at MCC
Pirates Men C (Rats) – Sunday 12:45 versus Mondeor A at UJ Orban fields

Good luck to all the Pirates teams for the weekend matches

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

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

This is an event not to be missed – hope to see many Pirates members and their friends supporting us. Perfect family outing

SAFE TRAVELLING AND GOOD LUCK FOR COMRADES

Safe travelling and good luck to all our Comrades Runners. They were on the road early this morning to Pietermaritzburg.

SUPER 15 RUGBY THIS WEEKEND

Games this weekend that will be good to watch

Saturday 24th May

Lions vs Bulls at Ellis Park – Kick off at 17h05

Sharks vs Stormers in Durban – Kick off at 19h10

HAVE YOU VISITED THE SHOP LATELY?

Please pop in 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

Grand Slam Golf Shirts R80.00

Navy Long Sleeve Hoodies from R150.00

Navy Tracksuit Pants R80.00

Navy Long Sleeve T/Shirts from R80.00

WORLD CUP SOCCER PIRATES SUPERBRU

The Club is raising money to build a Deck off the patio to make a nice spot to have lunch during the week and to watch rugby and cricket over the weekends. We have therefore started a World Cup Superbru Pool called Pirates Soccer World Cup. Please log in to Superbru and look for the pool and join. The cost is R200.00 and half the money raised will go to the winner and the half of the money will go towards the Deck Fund. There will be a few changes to this but it does give you an idea. Please support this Fundraising initiative by depositing R200.00 into the Pirates Bank Account – stating very clearly your name and Superbru.

Pirates Banking details are: FNB, Northcliff, Acc No: 503 317 54785. The cost of the deck is around R40k

CLUB DATES TO DIARISE

  1. 6th June – Club Draw with Mitchells Beer
  2. 7th June – Winter Gourmet Wine, Beer and Food Fest
  3. 12th June – Opening of the World Cup Soccer Party and Beer Club
  4. 16th June – Opening of the Soccer Section – Fun Day for Sections to participate

Keep well and smiling