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Hi there Pirates Friends and Family

Thanks so much for the support at the Club Draw. The money was not won as Joy Tupholme whose name came out first and Greg Maud whose name came out second were not at the draw so the next draw will be R2 150.00 which will take place on Friday 28th March. Pirates is surviving with all this rain and we have not washed away yet!! Please LIKE The Pirates Tennis Facebook Page

WELCOME TO JEANNE DIXON

We are very pleased to announce that the Club has appointed Jean Dixon to work at the Club as the Functions Co-ordinator and Bar Manager. Jeanne comes with mountains of experience in organising functions and has a long history of working in the Club environment. We wish Jeanne all the very best for a happy association with Pirates.

When you are looking to book a function at the Club please contact Jeanne and she will gladly assist you.

SUPER 15 RUGBY THIS WEEKEND

Saturday 8th March

Crusaders vs Stormers in Christchurch Kick Off at 08h35

Bulls vs Blues in Pretoria Kick Off at 17h05

Sharks vs Lions in Durban Kick Off at 19h10

Look forward to seeing the members down to watch

SIX NATIONS GAMES THIS WEEKEND

Saturday 8th March

Ireland vs Italy in Dublin Kick Off at 16h30

Scotland vs France in Edinburgh Kick Off at 19h00

Sunday 9th March

England vs Wales in London Kick Off at 17h00

NEXT Club draw – 28TH MARCH

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

PIRATES IS A GREAT CRAFT BEER DESTINATION – WITH GREAT PRICES

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.

HAVE YOU BOOKED YOUR TABLE FOR THE LUNCH YET??

Pirates Cricket are hosting a lunch at the Club on Thursday 13th March. Please can everyone make every effort to attend this lunch and support the Club.

Below are the details of the lunch

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PIRATES GYM – THINGS ARE STARTING TO HAPPEN

Whilst the Gym is undergoing renovation and kitting out,  there are some exciting group and individual training opportunities already available for all our members and their family and friends, so have a look at the attached
brochure and the below information in this regard.

Ultimate Athlete (UA) is thrilled to announce the opening of its 4th facility in Jo’burg at the Pirates Sports Club in Greenside on Tuesday 18 February at 18:00.

Ok so what is UA?

UA instructors provide group training that focuses on functional or compound exercises aimed at making you fitter, faster, stronger and more toned.  We follow a block training schedule to limit the chance of injury and burn out. The focus is on exercise form to achieve speed, agility and power.  You get faster, stronger and more agile by training with good form and in appropriate blocks to avoid injuries and burn out.

If you are looking for a fun way to ‘shape up and get fitter, faster and stronger’ in a friendly environment, come and give UA a try.

When?

Tuesday and Thursday evening from 18:00-19:00

Additional classes will be added as required

Where

At the revamped Pirates Gym (next to the Hockey Astro)

Cost

R395 per month payable in advance (or R1,125 for 3 months – a 5% saving!)

How

Contact Wayde or Graham as below for more information or to sign up

Wayde  – 082 902 4501 wayde@pentanet.co.za

Graham – 082 854 3610 graham.gilbert.green@gmail.com

MINI HOCKEY STARTS NEXT SATURDAY

MINI HOCKEY – 2014

Mini Hockey runs from the age groups U5 to U13 and is for children born between 2001 and 2009.

Registration and first practice SATURDAY 1 MARCH 2014 from 9am to 10:30am

Those who register for the whole season receive a gift from Pirates.

The season cost is R900 (March to August), alternatively you can pay R60 to attend an individual session. Children are welcome to try out the first session for free. Please ask about the sibling discounts.

Practices will be from 9am till 10:30am each Saturday, running through till the end of August.  Practices run during school holidays as we have private and government school pupils. No practice over the Easter weekend or other Public Holiday.

Uniform is available at the Pirates shop (Wear with generic navy shorts/skorts)

Tournaments will be held on various Saturdays between April and August.

For enquiries please contact Sue Dacre on 083 651 4410 or juniorhockey@piratesclub.co.za

JUNIOR HOCKEY – 2014

Junior Hockey is for U15 and U17 players (teens born between 1997 and 2000)

Registration costs R1200 for the season and uniforms can be purchased at the Pirates shop.

Training has begun and it was fantastic to see so many young girls and boys enjoying playing sport and having fun

U15 practices are Mondays 6pm till 7:30pm

U17 practices will start on Mondays 6pm till 7:30pm

No practice over the Easter weekend or other Public Holiday.

Matches will be held on various Friday evenings starting in April.

For enquiries please contact Nicci Willson 076 340 2115

juniorhockey@piratesclub.co.za or nicci@triorecords.co.za

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

There is still Magnums of 125 Red Wine available at the shop. These cost R125.00 and are worth it!!

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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE CLUB

  1. 13th March Cricket Sportsman’s Lunch with HD Ackerman as the Guest Speaker
  2. 12th March Pirates Beer Club
  3. 15th March First Home Rugby Game Pirates vs Tukkies
  4. 27th March – Wine Club
  5. 28th March – Club Draw

See you all at the Club this weekend