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Good Morning Pirates Ladies and Gents

Pirates is offering a bus to the Lions vs Sharks game on Saturday 12th April – please contact the office if you are keen to join us.

Opening Times during all the April Holidays

  1. Friday 18th April – Club is Closed ALL Day
  2. Saturday 19th April – Open All Day from 09h00
  3. Sunday 20th April – Open All Day from 10h00
  4. Monday 21st April – Club will open at 16h00
  5. Monday 28th April – Club will open at 16h00
  6. Wednesday 1st May – Club will open at 16h00
  7. Wednesday 7th May (Voting Day) – Club will op[en at 16h00

PIRATES AGM – 22ND APRIL AT 19H00

The Pirates Club AGM will held on Tuesday 22nd April in the Old Bones at 7pm. The AGM will be followed by Cocktail Party to celebrate the signing of our lease (at last!!!!)

Please will all members make EVERY effort to attend

BUS TO ELLIS PARK – SATURDAY 12TH APRIL

LIONS vs SHARKS

Lions vs Sharks game on Saturday 12th April

PIRATES HOCKEY WEEKEND RESULTS AND FIXTURES

“Congratulations to Pirates for an excellent 1st weekend of games this hockey season.

RESULTS were as follows:

  1. Pirates ladies A: Win 10-1 against Wits A
  2. Pirates ladies B: Win 7-0 against New Rovers A – Natalie Hamel 4, Natasha le Roux 2, Candice Langley 1. Thanks to the Rats and Skulls guys who were there to support and cheer our late game.
  3. Pirates ladies C: Lost 1-2 against MCC F – Dom de Klerk 1
  4. Pirates men A (Skulls): postponed
  5. Pirates men B (Cricket side): Beat Cambrians A 4-1 – Shaun Smith 2, Andy Grealy 1, Elliott Wood 1
  6. Pirates men C (Rats): Drew 1-1 to VUT C – Vaun Batchelor 1

FIXTURES for this weekend:

  1. Pirates ladies A: Saturday 12:45 versus MCC A at Wits (JCE)
  2. Pirates ladies B: Sunday 14:15 versus JSA C at Randburg bottom
  3. Pirates ladies C: Sunday 9:45 versus Bedfordview A at St Benedicts
  4. Pirates men A (Skulls): Sunday 12:45 versus Shumbas B at Randburg Top
  5. Pirates men B (Cricket side): Sunday 11:15 versus Old Eds D at Kes
  6. Pirates men C (Rats): Sunday 11:15 versus Old Vaal A at Pirates

Good luck to all the teams for this weekend!!!! Please go down and support your fellow Pirates. Pirates Men A and Pirates ladies B are playing at Randburg consecutively so there is a great opportunity for supporting each other.”

PIRATES COUPLE MAKE US PROUD

Well done to Jason and Roxy Smith on their great achievements over the last few weeks. Jason competed and finished the gruelling Cape Epic and his lovely wife Roxy finished in an excellent time in the full Iron Man in PE over the weekend

Roxy 10 hours into her race which she completed in 12:53:05. Jason below being interviewed after one of the Cape Epic gruelling days

Pirates is very proud of the following members who also completed the Iron Man on Sunday in Port Elizabeth

  1. Mark Raubenheimer – 12:56:18
  2. Sean Swanepoel – 14:54:23
  3. Andrew McKeaveney – 14:42:08

SUPER 15 RUGBY THIS WEEKEND

Games this weekend

Saturday 12th April

Cheetahs vs Crusaders in Bloem – Kick Off at 17h05

Lions vs Sharks at Ellis Park – Kick off at 19h00

Come down to the Club and enjoy the great atmosphere

QUIZ EVENING AT PIRATES – FRIDAY 9TH MAY

The Club will be hosting a Quiz Evening on Friday 9th May which is being sponsored by FAXE Beer.

The cost will be R40.00 per person to enter

The winners will take home R500.00 per team plus many other great prizes up for grabs

Teams of a maximum 8 per team can be entered.

Please contact Non for more details and to book your team

This is a first for Pirates and we would like it to be a HUGE success so please support the event

CLUB DATES TO DIARISE

  1. 22nd April – Pirates AGM at 19h00
  2. 24th April – Wine Club – Delicious Wines will be tasted
  3. 25th April – Club Draw – R1 575.00 to be won
  4. 9th May – Quiz Evening at the Club